Meet the key players for the Wildcats on defense and in the kicking game heading into the 2014 season.
Villanova defeated local rival Penn, 35-6, on September 28, 2013 at Villanova Stadium.
Villanova took on Fordham at Jack Coffey Field in the Bronx on September 7, 2013.
Villanova: Expected to see playing time at defensive end ... Possesses a good feel for the game ... Has good pass rushing skills.
2013: Played in all 11 games and had 17 tackles, five tackles for loss and two quarterback sacks ... Tallied three tackles in the season opener at Boston College ... Made one solo stop against Fordham ... Had one solo tackle versus Stony Brook ... Credited with four solo tackles against Penn ... Recorded three tackles and a sack against New Hampshire ... Registered two tackles versus Maine ... Made one assisted stop at James Madison ... Had an assisted tackle against Rhode Island ... Posted one assisted tackle versus Delaware.
2012: Played in 11 games and had seven tackles, 1.5 sacks and 1.5 tackles for loss ... Tallied one assisted tackle versus Rhode Island ... Credited with two assisted tackles and a half sack at Maine ... Registered three tackles and a sack at Old Dominion ... Posted one solo stop versus Delaware.
Hickory Ridge High School: First team all-conference and all-county ... Senior stats included 94 tackles, 13 sacks and 10 forced fumbles.
Personal: Born 7/18/93 in New Brunswick, N.J. ... One of three children of Jack and Donita Ajakaiye.