2018-19 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll
2017 Conference USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll
2016 Conference USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll
2015 Conference USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll
Defensive back who received a sixth-year of eligibility, playing his final two seasons at South Carolina as a graduate transfer from Rice University… appeared in 47 games, making 40 starts with 191 total tackles… a three-time member of the Conference USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll.
Sixth-year safety who played in 11 games, starting 10… finished fourth on the squad with 61 tackles… credited with three pass breakups, two of which came in the upset win at Georgia… missed the season opener due to a lingering pec injury… led the team with eight tackles against Florida… the Rice University graduate logged a season-high 12 tackles at Texas A&M, playing in his home state… had 10 stops in the season finale against Clemson.
Graduate transfer who started each of the first four games… logged nine tackles including eight solo stops… tallied five tackles in his SEC debut vs. Georgia… did not play after suffering a knee injury in the Kentucky game… named to the SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll.
Recorded 42 tackles in 10 games, all starts, for Rice… logged a career-high 13 tackles at Pitt and forced a fumble in that contest… presented with the Carl Isgren Iron Owl Award for his efforts in the weight room.
Started each of the first seven games at free safety and played in 10 contests overall… fifth on the team with a career-high 42 tackles despite missing a pair of games… credited with six tackles at Southern Miss in addition to forcing one fumble and recovering a second… credited with six tackles and two pass breakups vs. Baylor… tied for the team lead with eight tackles in the opener at WKU… missed spring drills while recovering from surgery.
Played in all 12 games, making nine starts at free safety as a redshirt freshman… ranked sixth on the team with 37 tackles and tied for the lead among DBs with 2.5 TFL… made his first career start vs. Wagner and was credited with three tackles and one pass breakup… led the team with a career-high nine tackles, including six unassisted, at North Texas… picked up his first career tackle for loss vs. Texas.
Redshirted while recovering from an injury as a true freshman at Rice.
Graduated from Mansfield (Texas) High School in 2014… was a first-team All-District 7-5A selection as a senior, second team pick as a junior and co-district defensive sophomore of the year in 2011 for coach Jeff Hulme… ended his career with eight interceptions, including one returned for a touchdown… forced four fumbles and recovered three others, returning one for a score… Standout triple jumper as well… Academic All-District honoree.
Full name is Jon-Timothy Chukwuka Ibe… born June 13… graduated from Rice in May 2018 with a degree in kinesiology and sport management… working towards a Master’s degree in sport management.