DSU Football BIO
9 Esayah Obado

2014: Sat out the season due to a lower back injury

2013: Appeared in four games, including one start (Nov. 16 at Florida A&M) … completed 21-of-40 passes (52.5%) for 168 yards … also netted 14 yards rushing on 19 attempts … completed nine passes on 12 attempts for 68 yards (long 15) vs. Florida A&M (Nov. 16) … also rushed for career-best 32 yards, including career-best 28-yard run, in Florida A&M contest … connected on five-of-eight passes for 39 yards (long 15) in season opener at Delaware (Sep. 7) … also scored a touchdown on fumble return in Delaware contest … completed five passes for 52 yards on 15 attempts in loss to Hampton (Oct. 26) … also completed career-high 20 yard pass in Hampton contest.  

2012 (at DSU): Sat out the season as a freshman redshirt.

High School: Passed for 3,690 yards and 42 touchdowns, while rushing for 615 yards and 11 scores during his scholastic career … named to 2010 12th Man TD Club, WJFL/CVC and All-Area First Team after passing for 2075 yards and 24 touchdowns during junior season … also named to 2010 Super 100 Junior Football Players in New Jersey by the N.J. Football Coaches Association … was third player in Mercer County history to pass for more than 2000 yards in a season … passed for 1545 yards and 17 touchdowns as a senior … completed school-record 62.4% of his passes during 2011 season … also rushed for 525 yards and eight scores in 2011 … All-Area and All-County First Team selection during senior year … played for head football coach John Adams at Nottingham HS … also lettered in track & field.

Personal: Son of Christine Obado … born 9/29/94 in Ewing, N.J. … has two older siblings … hopes to be an occupational therapist … also recruited by Rutgers and Indiana University (Pa.) … name is pronounced Ee-sy-uh  Oh-bah-doe



Position: Quarterback
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 220
Year: Junior
Hometown: Hamilton, N.J.
High School: Nottingham HS
Major: Movement Science
Experience: High School
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