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Ben Obomanu
Ben Obomanu

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Selma, AL

High School:
Selma

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 205

Position:
WR

Birthdate:
10/30/1983

Experience:
3L

2004:
Played in all 13 games ... Third on the team with 25 catches for 359 yards ... Led the team with seven receiving touchdowns ... Caught a pass in 10-of-13 games ... Has caught a pass in 21 of the last 27 games and in 30-of-39 games ... Has multiple catches in 14 games in his career ... Caught a touchdown pass in three consecutive games in October ... Tied a career-high and set a seasonhigh with six catches for 93 yards and one touchdown against Tennessee in the SEC Championship game ... Touchdown came on a 43-yarder late in the fourth quarter ... Play marked a season-long ... Finished with four receptions in the first quarter including two on Auburn's first scoring drive against Volunteers ... Snared a 19-yard touchdown pass and caught a two-point conversion against Arkansas ... Caught two touchdown passes including one off a tip against Louisiana Tech ... Named the Coaches' Offensive Player of the Week for his performance against La. Tech ... Scored on a 5-yard slant against Tennessee ... Tied for the team lead with four receptions against The Citadel ... Caught two touchdown passes against Mississippi State including one labeled by the television commentators as a "circus catch" on a 7-yard score.

2003:
Finished fourth on the team with 22 catches for 373 yards ... Caught a pass in 10 of 13 games ... Started 11 games on the season ... Broke a tackle and turned a six-yard catch into a 64-yard touchdown against Alabama ... Posted career-highs with six catches for 150 yards including a 68-yard touchdown reception against Ole Miss ... 150 yards tied for the 14th-highest total in Auburn single-game history ... Had four catches against LSU ... Had one reception for 14 yards against Louisiana-Monroe and Mississippi State ... Had a catch for 13 yards against Arkansas ... Caught a 29-yard touchdown pass against Tennessee ... Started and totaled with four catches for 53 yards against USC ... Named the team's Most Improved Offensive Skill Player by the coaching staff after spring drills ... Won the team's Top Freshman GPA award.

2003:
Named the team's Most Improved Offensive Skill Player by the coaching staff after spring drills ... Listed as one of the starters at wide receiver after spring drills ... Won the team's Top Freshman GPA award.

2002:
Finished fourth on the team with 17 catches for 224 yards ... Second on the team with three touchdown receptions ... Caught at least one pass in 10 of 13 games ... Caught a 17-yard pass against Alabama ... For second consecutive game, caught a touchdown pass on a 21-yard reception and finished with three catches for 43 yards against Louisiana-Monroe ... Caught second career touchdown on a 20-yard pass on Auburn's winning drive against Ole Miss ... Snared four passes for 43 yards against Arkansas ... Caught first career touchdown on a 45-yard pass play with 14 seconds left in the half to give Auburn a 21-7 lead against Mississippi State ... Three catches for 18 yards against Western Carolina ... One of two true freshmen wide receivers to start against USC and caught one pass for 10 yards.

HIGH SCHOOL:
a senior, caught 31 passes for 460 yards and nine touchdowns ... Also rushed for 218 yards on 20 carries for three touchdowns ... Totaled 284 yards on punt and kick returns and one touchdown ... Had six touchdown catches as a junior ... Scored 30 career touchdowns ... Four-year starter ... Parade All-American ... Prep Star/CBS Sportsline Dream Team ... Ranked the 11th best receiver in the country by Prep Star ... SuperPrep Magazine Elite 50 ... Ranked the top player in Alabama by SuperPrep Magazine ... Huntsville Times Elite 11 ... Birmingham News 6A All-State selection ... Orlando Sentinel All- Southern Team Honorable Mention ... Alabama Sports Writers All-State selection as a defensive back ... Atlanta Journal Constitution Super Southern 100 ... The Sporting News Hot 101 ... Also started for the basketball team.

PERSONAL:
Full name is Benjamin Ebenezer Obomanu ... Born October 30, 1983 ... Son of Brenda Obomanu ... Majoring in Finance.

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