Charles Idemudia made a strong impression in his first game in Beaver Stadium. In the 2013 Blue-White game, he tied for game-high honors with five stops, four of them solo tackles. A redshirt freshman, Idemudia will look to earn a spot in the linebacker rotation and provide depth this season. A first-team all-conference honoree at Grosse Pointe North High School, he is among four returnees from Michigan, joining C.J. Olaniyan, Allen Robinson and Anthony Zettel. Idemudia owned a 3.36 grade-point average entering the spring semester and is a potential Academic All-Big Ten candidate.
2012 (Freshman Season)
Idemudia garnered numerous honors at Grosse Pointe North High School, including first-team All-Macomb Area Conference White Division, first-team C&W All-East, second-team Detroit News and Detroit Free Press All-East. As a senior for Coach Frank Sumbera, he recorded 106 tackles, nine tackles for loss, two sacks, one forced fumble, two fumble recoveries and gained 174 yards on 24 carries (7.2 avg.). He was selected a team captain his senior season. Idemudia was a Scholar-Athlete, a member of the National Honor Society and the recipient of the school's most dedicated athlete award. He also lettered in lacrosse.
Full name is Charles Osaru Idemudia. He is the son of Cherunda Fox, and has two older sisters, Nina and Darla. He enjoys reading and playing video games. He intends to major in advertising/public relations and is interested in a career in advertising or marketing. He owned a 3.36 grade-point average entering the spring semester. Born September 26, 1994 in Detroit, Mich.