2010: Returning starting cornerback ... Duke’s most experienced defensive back ... improved speed could pay dividends with aggressive man coverage ... career totals include 72 tackles, 5.5 tackles for loss and one INT ... active Blue Devil leader with 12 career pass breakups ... has played in 34 career games with 13 starts ... on the field for 1,357 total snaps including 1,060 defensive plays ... fourth round selection (27th overall pick) of the Hamilton Tiger-Cats in the 2010 Canadian Football League Draft.
2009: Academic All-ACC selection ... played in all 12 games with 10 starts ... earned starting nods in each of the final 10 weeks of the season ... finished sixth on the team with 46 total tackles ... added 2.0 tackles for loss, 1.0 quarterback sack, seven pass breakups, one caused fumble and one fumble recovery ... PBU total ranked second on the squad ... posted a season-high seven tackles at Kansas ... had six tackles including first career sack at Miami ... on the field for 812 total snaps including 700 defensive plays.
2008: Played in all 12 games with three starts ... started the final three games of the season ... tied for the team lead with five pass breakups to go with 26 tackles, 3.5 tackles for loss, one interception and one quarterback pressure ... recorded first career interception at the one-yard line with 38 seconds remaining to preserve Duke’s 10-7 win at Vanderbilt ... also had two tackles, including one for a loss against the Commodores ... helped send the Wake Forest game into overtime with two of his three pass breakups in the fourth quarter, including one on 4th-and-5 with the Demon Deacons inside Duke’s 35-yard line ... posted a season-high seven tackles with 1.5 tackles for loss and one pass breakup at Clemson ... played 509 snaps including 360 on defense.
2007: Played in nine games ... missed the Connecticut, Virginia and Wake Forest contests ... on the field for 32 total snaps, all on special teams.
2006: Played in one game ... on the field for four snaps against Virginia ... missed the remainder of the season due to injury and was granted a hardship waiver.
Prior to Duke: Lettered three seasons at Herman High School under coach Harry Lumley ... helped Herman to a three-year record of 23-7 ... charted as the 78th-top cornerback prospect by Scout.com ... as a senior, rushed for 100 or more yards in nine games, scored 17 touchdowns and received first team all-city honors as Herman posted a 9-2 overall record ... three-time first team all-city selection ... finished career with 33 total touchdowns ... also participated in basketball and track and field ... two-time all-city choice on the hardwood while leading Herman to a pair of city championships and one regional title.
Personal: Son of Jeanne Uwera ... born January 5, 1987 ... originally from Rwanda ... graduated from Duke in 2010 with a degree in Public Policy Studies ... enrolled in Duke graduate school for Master of Arts in Liberal Studies.
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