Will serve as a team captain in 2007...projected to start at cornerback this fall...brings starting experience to the defensive backfield...started every game at cornerback in 2006...led all defensive backs in tackles and pass deflections...moved into the defensive back rotation in 2005, appearing in all eleven games...ended the year as a back-up to free safety Carl Garritano...gained varsity experience as a freshman in 2004...also played with the junior varsity...brother, Patrick, was a starting linebacker in 2003 and 2004.
2006: Started all eleven games at cornerback as a junior...was third on the team with 44 total tackles, 24 solo, including 1.5 for a loss and one sack...led team with seven pass breakups...also had one interception...made a career-high eight tackles, including three solo and one sack, against Lafayette...recorded seven tackles, five solo, versus Bucknell...finished with seven stops, three solo and broke up a pass in the Lehigh game...had five tackles, two solo, and intercepted a pass which he returned 20 yards in the Marist win...made four stops, including two solo and one for a loss, at Albany...also had four tackles, two solo, against Duquesne...registered three solo tackles and broke up a pass in the Colgate game.
2005: Appeared in all eleven games as a sophomore, playing in the defensive backfield and on special teams...registered seven total tackles, four solo.
2004: Appeared in one game (Georgetown).
Before Fordham: A graduate of Gaithersburg High School in Gaithersburg, Maryland...lettered with the football and basketball teams...a four-year letter winner in football...received the Defensive Back of the Year Award as a senior...named All-Met and All-League in 2003...earned Honorable Mention honors for the All-Gazette Football Team...served as a team captain...recipient of the Varsity Football Athletic Award...M.P.S.S.A.A. Regional Championship Award...member of the Honor Roll for four years...African American Academic Excellence Award winner...Scholar Athlete Award recipient...Achievement Award for sports and academics.
Personal: Son of Theresa and Francis Orah...has three older brothers, including one, Patrick, who is a 2005 Fordham graduate and four-year member of the football team...a Business Administration major with a concentration in Marketing.