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Amba Etta-Tawo
WR #16
Height:
6-1
Weight:
208
Age:
24
College:
Syracuse
Experience:
R

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CAREER NOTES

Joined the Orange in 2016 as a graduate transfer from the University of Maryland after spending four years, including a redshirt season, with the Terrapins ... Authored the most prolific receiving season in Syracuse history, setting 10 Orange receiving records in his one year on campus and being named to four All-America teams ... Teamed with Ervin Philips to set the ACC single-season record for most pass receptions by a pair of teammates (184) ... Invited to the 2017 Reese’s Senior Bowl ... As a senior in 2016, started all 12 games at outside receiver and was installed as a team captain after the season ... Earned All-America honors from Sporting News (second team), the Associated Press (third team), Phil Steele (fourth team) and Athlon Sports (fourth team) ... All-ACC First Team selection (media, coaches) ... One of 10 semifinalists for the Biletnikoff Award, presented to the nation’s most outstanding receiver ... Rated the 15th-best player in college football and No. 2 among wide receivers ... Three-time ACC Receiver of the Week ... Established SU single-season records for receptions (94), receiving yards (1,482) and receiving yards per game (123.5) ... ACC leader in receptions per game (7.8), total receiving yardage, receiving yards per game and TD catches (14) ... Coached by Kyle Hockman at McEachern (Georgia) High School ... Moved from Oman to Atlanta in 1999 ... Last name pronounced ET-ta-TAH-wo

CAREER NOTES

Joined the Orange in 2016 as a graduate transfer from the University of Maryland after spending four years, including a redshirt season, with the Terrapins ... Authored the most prolific receiving season in Syracuse history, setting 10 Orange receiving records in his one year on campus and being named to four All-America teams ... Teamed with Ervin Philips to set the ACC single-season record for most pass receptions by a pair of teammates (184) ... Invited to the 2017 Reese’s Senior Bowl ... As a senior in 2016, started all 12 games at outside receiver and was installed as a team captain after the season ... Earned All-America honors from Sporting News (second team), the Associated Press (third team), Phil Steele (fourth team) and Athlon Sports (fourth team) ... All-ACC First Team selection (media, coaches) ... One of 10 semifinalists for the Biletnikoff Award, presented to the nation’s most outstanding receiver ... Rated the 15th-best player in college football and No. 2 among wide receivers ... Three-time ACC Receiver of the Week ... Established SU single-season records for receptions (94), receiving yards (1,482) and receiving yards per game (123.5) ... ACC leader in receptions per game (7.8), total receiving yardage, receiving yards per game and TD catches (14) ... Coached by Kyle Hockman at McEachern (Georgia) High School ... Moved from Oman to Atlanta in 1999 ... Last name pronounced ET-ta-TAH-wo

 

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