Odafe Oweh Aims to ‘Dominate More’ in Year 2

New Defensive Coordinator Mike Macdonald coached Ojabo at Michigan, and now Macdonald and Oweh have begun their coach-player relationship. It’s going well, and Oweh had already received word from his friend that he would like playing for Macdonald.

“I love Coach Mike already,” Oweh said. “When I first got here, he laid it down for me and told me what he expected of me and what he wanted. I’m buying in. I think a lot of the other guys are buying in as well. I’m cool with it man, I’m cool with him. I’m a full go. Let’s go.”

Coaches often talk about the growth that they hope to see from players moving from Year 1 to Year 2, and Oweh senses that happening. He feels more comfortable, and he’s raising the bar for what he expects.

“Just the knowledge of things that I didn’t know my rookie year. Things I didn’t even know I didn’t know,” Oweh said. “In the classroom, in terms of my body, being more prepared. I had the shoulder thing. I’m farther ahead of where I was rookie camp, I just feel better as an athlete.

“Basically, I’m just extremely raw. I’m a ‘potential’ guy, basically. So, I’m watching the film [from] last year [and] I’m like, ‘Oh, I did crazy good. I did all this stuff.’ And then you watch it now in the offseason, and I’m like, ‘There’s so much stuff you can…

Click here to read the full article at NFL - Ravens >

Clifton Brown

Clifton Brown

NFL - Ravens

Rate this writer


Clicks: 19

Posts: 407

Staff writer for https://t.co/4dRfuV4GP7. Host of podcast “Black in the NFL”. I write sports, embrace debate, live by faith, adore family & true friends.