It seemed like just another team meeting in the McCareins Room at the Yordon Center Saturday, August 16. Take a look at behind the scenes footage of the Huskies unveiling of their new uniforms on August 16, pranking the team before revealing them.
2015 • Appeared in five games at cornerback. • Recorded his first career interception against Murray State (9-12), a pick six. • His 42-yard return for a score was NIU’s only INT-return TD in the regular season.
2014 • Appeared in all 14 games at cornerback and on special teams as a true freshman. • Tied for second on the Huskies with four pass break-ups. • Tallied 12 total tackles, seven solo. • Forced a fumble and had a career-high two pass breakups at Northwestern (9-6). • Recorded his first career tackle for loss at Eastern Michigan (10-25). • Had a career-high five tackles in the MAC Championship Game victory over Bowling Green (12-5). High School • Racked up 144 tackles, 33 pass breakups and three interceptions in three seasons. • Earned first team all-area honors following his senior season. • Made 55 tackles, 48 solo, with 15 pass breakups and three blocked kicks in 2013. • His defense allowed just 18.6 points and 139.8 yards passing per game. • Named first team all-district as a junior. • Compiled 60 tackles, broke up 12 passes, forced two fumbles and intercepted three passes in 2012. • Awarded the defensive back MVP award at the Next Level Athlete Top 100 Showcase. • Posted 29 tackles and six pass breakups as a sophomore.
Personal • Born Oct. 25, 1995, in Allen, Texas. • Son of Mayomi and Patrice Olootu. • Business administration major.
OLOOTU'S CAREER GAME HIGHS Tackles:5, vs. Bowling Green, MAC Champ. Game, 12-5-14 TFLs: 1.0, at Eastern Michigan, 10-25-14 PBUs: 2, at Northwestern, 9-6-14 Interceptions: 1, vs. Murray State, 9-12-15 Long INT Return: 42, vs. Murray State, 9-12-15 Forced Fumbles: 1, at Northwestern, 9-12-15 Touchdowns: 1, vs. Murray State, 9-12-15