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#93 Amara Koroma
Position: Nose Tackle
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 275
Year: Senior
Hometown: Homewood, Ill.
High School: Homewood-Flossmoor
Experience: 3 Letters
Amara Koroma
Courtesy: Ball State Athletics
Release: 12/03/2006

2006 (Jr.): Started the final 10 games of the season and played in all 12 contests to earn third letter . . . posted a career-high five tackles at Central Michigan and at Toledo . . . had a season-high two tackles for loss vs. Northern Illinois . . . credited with sack at Toledo . . . tallied first career interception at Central Michigan . . . ranked ninth on the team in tackles.

2005 (So.): Played in seven games to earn second letter . . . started the final four games of the season . . . had a season-high four tackles at Eastern Michigan . . . managed two tackles in three games -- at Western Michigan, at Northern Illinois and vs. Akron . . . credited with two tackles for loss at EMU . . . tallied first career sack at Ohio.

2004 (Fr.): Started classes at Ball State in January of 2004 after graduating from high school in December of 2003 . . . played in nine games as a true freshman to earn first letter . . . managed a season-best four tackles vs. Central Florida . . . had a career-high three tackles for loss vs. UCF plus had one TFL at Bowling Green.

HIGH SCHOOL: Earned four letters in football for Coach Tony Lombardi . . . all-conference and all-area as a senior . . . managed 79 tackles, 5.5 sacks, 15 quarterback hurries and one fumble recovery as a senior . . . had 210 tackles and 35 sacks in his career . . . named his team’s Defensive Most Valuable Player as a senior . . . named team’s Most Outstanding Defensive Performer as a sophomore.

Personal: Son of Banio and Kadiatu Koroma . . . born Aug. 15, 1985, in Charleston, Ill. . . . one brother and one sister . . . managed a 3.07 grade-point average on Ball State’s 4.0 scale last spring . . . born in Charleston, Ill. . . . full name is Amara Sogbafai Koroma.