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Olajuwon Paige

Hometown:
Aiken, S.C.

High School:
Aiken HS

Last College:
Georgia Military Institute

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 180

Position:
CB

Experience:
1L

Olajuwon Paige

12/04/2010

Louisiana Tech vs. No. 14 Nevada

Louisiana Tech hosts the 14th-ranked Nevada Wolf Pack at Joe Aillet Stadium.

10/26/2010

Louisiana Tech at No. 2 Boise State

Louisiana Tech football at No. 2 Boise State in Bronco Stadium, Boise, Idaho on Oct. 26, 2010.

INTERCEPTIONS g no. yards td long avg/r avg/g
2009 10 1 19 0 19 19.0 1.9
2010 12 1 15 0 15 15.0 1.2
TOTAL 22 2 34 0 19 17.0 1.5

ALL PURPOSE g rush rcv pr kr ir total avg/g
2009 10 0 0 0 0 19 19 1.9
2010 12 0 0 0 0 15 15 1.2
TOTAL 22 0 0 0 0 34 34 1.5

TACKLES g ua a total tfl pd ff fr blk
2009 10 14 7 21 0.0 3 0 1 0
2010 12 37 20 57 1.5 8 0 0 0
TOTAL 22 51 27 78 1.5 11 0 1 0



2010: Played in all 12 games, starting in 11 ... Ended the year with 57 total tackles, 37 solo and 20 assisted ... Intercepted one pass and returned it 15 yards while breaking up seven passes ... Recorded 1.5 tackles for a loss of five yards ... Opened the season with four tackles against Grambling (9/4) ... Recorded a career-best seven tackles at Texas A&M (9/11) with four solo stops, three assisted tackles and one pass break-up ... Made one assisted tackle and one pass break-up against Navy (9/18) ... Matched a then-career-high seven tackles against Southern Miss (9/25) with four solo stops, three assisted tackles and a career-best two pass break-ups ... Registered six tackles at Hawai'i (10/2) with four solo stops and two assisted tackles ... Made three total tackles against Idaho (10/16) with two solo stops and one assisted tackle ... Registered five total tackles at No. 2 Boise State (10/26), recording three solo stops and assisting on two more with one assisted tackle coming for a loss of one yard while also being credited with one pass break-up ... Recorded his second career interception, returning it 15 yards against Fresno State (11/6) while also recording three total tackles ... Recorded a career-high nine total tackles at New Mexico State (11/13) while being credited with two pass break-ups ... Recorded four solo tackles at San Jose State (11/27).

2009: Played in 10 games, starting in four... Made 21 tackles on the year, 14 solo and seven assisted... Recorded one interception, returning it 19 yards, recovered one fumble and credited with two pass break-ups... Recorded six tackles at Auburn (9/5) in his first appearance in a Tech uniform, making four solo stops, two assisted tackles and breaking up one pass while recovering one fumble... Notched three tackles against Nicholls State (9/30)... Recorded his first career interception against New Mexico State (10/17), returning it 19 yards while also recording two assisted tackles... Credited with three total tackles at Utah State (10/24), two solo and one assisted... Notched one solo and one assisted tackle at Idaho (10/31)... Credited with one solo stop at No. 9 LSU (11/14)... Recorded three solo tackles and credited with one pass break-up at Fresno State (11/21)... Recorded one solo tackle against San Jose State (12/5).

Junior College: Played two years for coach Bert Williams at Georgia Military Institute ... Was named team captain for the Bulldog his sophomore season ... Registered three interceptions in 2008 ...

High School: Lettered four years at Aiken High School in South Carolina ... Was named all-state as a senior as well as all-region by the Aiken Standard ... Played in the Down Under Bowl in Australia following his senior season ... Also lettered on the high basketball team for four years and the baseball team for five years ... Was named all-region in basketball ...

Personal:
Full name is Olajuwon Paige ... Son of Jimmy and Bessie Paige ... Has one brother, Jimmy Jr. ... Has one sister, Porsha ... His cousin Jermaine Martin played football at Clemson ... His cousin Taikwon Paige played at Georgia Military College with him ... Born July 14, 1987 in Aiken, South Carolina.