DADA'S HIGH SCHOOL CAREER
Earned eight varsity letters at Carl Sandburg High in three sports, football, basketball and track...coached by Mike Navarro in football...SENIOR (2000-01) season earned All-State honorable mention recognition by the Illinois Football Coaches Association...named to the All-Area first team by both the Daily Southtown Economist and the Chicago Heights Star Herald...also All-SICA Blue Conference first team pick.
DADA'S EASTERN ILLINOIS CAREER
FRESHMAN (2001-02): Redshirt season for the Panthers...head coach Bob Spoo.
DADA'S SADDLEBACK JC CAREER
RS-FRESHMAN (2002-03): Played one season for head coach Mark McElroy...recorded 25 tackles, forced one fumble, intercepted two passes and broke up six passes.
DADA'S WSU CAREER
RS-SOPHOMORE (2003-04): V-letter...Games - 7...Starts - 0...signed early in the summer and arrived in August for fall camp...saw action in WSU's opener against Idaho, making one tackle, and then at Oregon and against Oregon State...limited action in WSU's last four games, including the Holiday Bowl. Special Teams: Punt returns, KO returns.
RS-JUNIOR (2004-05): V-letter...Games - 10...Starts - 1...earned the following weekly team awards: Gamebreaker - New Mexico. Special Teams: Punts, Kickoffs, KO Returns...saw action as a reserve cornerback and on special teams...against Idaho made three tackles, deflected one pass and returned a fumble five yards...blocked a punt at New Mexico that sparked WSU's comeback win...forced one fumble at Arizona...saw extensive duty at Oregon State and made four tackles...started for the injured Alex Teems at UCLA and made four tackles and knocked down two passes.
PERSONAL: Omowale (Wally) Dada...born 5-31-83...parents Albert and Beatrice Dada.