DSU Football BIO
1 Wisdom Nzidee


2016: Competed in all 11 games in second season with the Hornets … tied for DSU lead with 30 points (4 FGs; 18 XP) … connected on four-of-seven field goal attempts (.571) and was successful  on 18-of-20 extra point tries … nailed career-best 34-yard field goal on his only attempt of the game vs. South Carolina State (Oct. 22) … drilled a 30-yard field goal at Bethune-Cookman (Oct. 29) … also 1-for-1 on field goal attempts  vs. Hampton  (29 yds. on Oct. 8) and Morgan State (28 yds. on  Oct. 1) … was successful on each of his three extra point attempts in season finale at Howard (Nov. 19) and nailed 3-of-4 XP vs. Florida A&M (Oct. 15) ... was 2-for-2 on extra point kicks in four games … recorded six touch backs on kickoffs, including a season-high two vs. Monmouth (Sep. 10)

2015: Appeared in 10 games in his first season with the Hornets … was successful on two-of-six field goal attempts and 12-of-16 extra point tries … kicked the game-winning extra point in DSU’s 32-31 victory over Howard in season-finale on Nov. 21 … nailed his first field goal attempt as a Hornet (32 yards) vs. Chowan on Sep. 19 … was also successful on each of his three extra point kicks in Chowan contest … kicked an 18-yard field goal vs. NC Central on Nov. 7 … was successful on his only extra point try in five games … also punted seven times for 275 yards (39.3 avg.) … had a career-high 53-yard punt vs. Bethune-Cookman on Oct. 31 and a 42-yard boot in season opener at Liberty on Sep. 5.

2014: Competed as a true freshman for Div. II Paine College, which discontinued its football program  after the season … connected on nine-of-11 field goal attempts and was 21-for-21 on extra-point kicks … kicked school-record 48-yard field goal … also set school record for field goal percentage and most touchbacks … Second Team All-SIAC selection … helped lead Paine to victory in Augusta City Football Classic.

High School: Three-year varsity football letterwinner … Stephenson’s career  and single-season scoring leader …  second leading scorer in DeKalb County (Ga.) high school football history …  was successful on 11-of-13 field goal attempts during senior season …   helped lead team to second round of state playoffs as a senior … connected on nine-of-11 field goal attempts and helped lead team to third round playoff berth during junior season … DeKalb County All-Star selection as a junior … made six-of-eight field goal attempts and DeKalb All-Star selection during sophomore season … also a DeKalb County soccer All-Star … had 45 goals and 22 assists in four high school soccer seasons.

Personal: Son of Lebari and Comfort Nzidee … has three sisters and one brother … born 4/4/95 in Nigeria.




Position: Kicker
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 180
Year: Junior
Hometown: Stone Mountain, Ga.
High School: Stephenson HS
Other College: Paine College
Experience: Transfer
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