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Chris Odom
92   Chris Odom

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Poteau, Okla.

High School:
Poteau HS

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 234

Position:
Defensive End

Experience:
3L



Tulsa: A three-year letterwinner and two-year starter . . . has started every game the last two years . . . has 24 career starts in 31 career games played . . . has tallied 114 career tackles . . . has been credited with 12 career stops for -50 yards in his three seasons . . . returns as Tulsa's fifth-leading tackler . . . 1999 ?? Started all 11 games at defensive end . . . tallied 42 tackles, five stops for -18 yards and two sacks for -12 yards . . . ranked seventh on the squad in tackles . . . was the Defensive Player of the Game against TCU with three tackles . . . had a season-best six tackles against Rice and Louisiana-Monroe . . . was also credited with one sack, one stop for lost yardage and one pass breakup against UL-Monroe . . . was an all-WAC Academic selection . . . 1998 ?? Started all 11 games at defensive end . . . totalled 42 tackles including 29 solos . . . four of his 29 solos were behind the line of scrimmage for a total of 12 yards lost . . . was named Defensive Player of the Week vs. Air Force, as he tallied nine tackles, three stops for -9 yards and three quarterback hurries . . . also added six stops vs. Rice . . . tied for the team-lead in fumbles caused with two . . . 1997 ?? Played in nine games and started two contests . . . was in the starting lineup against Iowa and New Mexico . . . was credited with 30 tackles including three stops for -20 yards . . . had a career-best 10 tackles against SMU . . . also totalled six tackles against Iowa . . . 1996 ?? Was one of several true freshmen to sit out the 1996 season due to redshirt status . . . Overall ?? Best all-around player on the defensive front . . . doesn't make mental mistakes . . . has good football savvy . . . uses his hands well . . . needs to improve his speed.

High School: Earned three letters at Poteau High School . . . was named honorable mention all-state by the Daily Oklahoman as a senior . . . was a member of the Daily Oklahoman "Red Chip" List . . . was credited with 205 tackles as a senior, including 110 unassisted and 95 assisted stops . . . registered six sacks and four fumble recoveries . . . was a District 4A-4 first team selection . . . was selected as the District 4A-4 Defensive Player of the Year as a senior . . . had career statistics of 330 tackles and five TD receptions . . . helped lead his team to an 11-2 record as a senior.

Personal: Enjoys fishing and hunting . . . his favorite movie is The Rock . . . Garth Brooks is his favorite musician . . . lists Ken Griffey Jr. as his favorite athlete . . . the Dallas Cowboys is his favorite NFL team . . . his favorite TV show is "Seinfeld" . . . craziest ambition is skydiving . . . named to the Athletic Director's Honor Roll the last two years . . . majoring in business management . . . born October 16, 1977 in Fort Smith, Arkansas.

Career Statistics

DefenseGUTATTotLossSackFRPBUInt
1996Redshirt
1997 91911303/-200/0000
1998 112913424/-120/0000
1999 111230425/-182/-12120
Totals31505411412/-502/-12120