3 - Nobel Iyebote Position: Cornerback
Class: r-Freshman
Height: 5' 8"
Weight: 167 lbs.
High School: South County
Hometown: Lorton, Va.
photo A tough young player who is still learning the position and the system ... Runs well and works hard ... Needs to take advantage of the strength and conditioning program ... Has worked at both corner positions ... Made a lot of progress during the spring ... His summer preparation and progress during the preseason will determine if he is ready to play a role.

2007: Joined the team as a walk-on and was redshirted ... Worked at the boundary corner spot during the fall ... Turned in a 36 1/2-inch vertical jump during fall testing ... Moved to field corner in the spring ... Was in on a tackle during the spring game.

High School: Lettered four seasons in football and track at South County ... Was a wide receiver, defensive back and return man for Coach Peter Bendorf in football ... Earned first-team all-district as a return man and also gained district recognition on offense and defense ... Was a two-time team MVP as a sprinter and hurdler in track ... Won a district title in the 300-meter intermediate hurdles.

Personal: Nobel Tienador Iyebote ... Born 10/1/89 in Port Harcourt, Nigeria ... Son of Fidelis and Flora Iyebote ... Enrolled in biology.