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UW This Season: Mazi Ogbonna had a solid first season at Wyoming in 2010 after transferring from Snow Community College in Utah. UW will look to the senior to step into a more prominent role this fall with the departure of several seniors. Ogbonna finished the spring season as one of UW's starting wide receivers.
2010: Ogbonna appeared in 11 games and made three starts as a wide receiver during his first season in the Wyoming program. He had 18 catches for 183 yards and one touchdown, while averaging 10.2 yards per catch. He posted a season-high six catches for 54 yards and a touchdown in the season opener against Southern Utah. He also hauled in five grabs for 65 yards in the season finale versus Colorado State. His longest catch of the season was a 29-yard reception at Texas. He caught a pass in six of the 11 games he played in during the season.
Junior College: Ogbonna was named First Team All-Western States Football League (WSFL) as a wide receiver at Snow Community College in 2009. He was also selected Second Team All-WSFL as a return specialist. He caught 40 passes for 827 yards, averaged 20.7 yards per catch and scored 11 receiving touchdowns. As a kick returner, he averaged 30.3 yards per return with 21 returns for 637 yards. He helped lead Snow College to a 10-2 overall record and a 7-1 mark in the WSFL. They earned a 41-37 victory over Grand Rapids Community College to take the Zions Bank Top of the Mountains Bowl Trophy. Snow ended the season ranked No. 5 in the final NJCAA National Poll. Snow College ranked No. 16 in the nation in total offense, averaging 397.3 yards per game. Snow ranked No. 8 in the nation in passing offense, averaging 267.8 yards passing per game. He was coached by Steve Coburn. Ogbonna played his high school football at Hicksville High School in Hicksville, N.Y. He was also recruited by Rutgers, Utah and Utah State. He is majoring in sociology.