The Trojans recorded 629 yards of total offense
2017: Imatorbhebhe, whose younger brother also is on the USC roster, is equally skilled as a blocker and receiver and he should once again make an impact at tight end as a sophomore in 2017.
2016: Imatorbhebhe proved to be an effective tight end while seeing significant playing time as a redshirt freshman in 2016. Overall in 2016 while appearing in all 13 games (starting 5 times, versus Stanford, Utah, Colorado, Arizona, California), he had 17 catches for 250 yards (14.7 avg) with 4 TDs. He made 2016 Campus Insiders Freshman All-American second team and All-Pac-12 honorable mention.
He had a 7-yard catch against Utah State, 2 grabs for 45 yards, including a 32-yard TD, against Colorado, an 8-yard TD catch at Arizona, a 17-yard TD reception against California, 2 grabs for 37 yards against Oregon, 5 catches for 78 yards (both career highs), with an 8-yard TD, at Washington, 2 catches for 27 yards at UCLA and a 6-yard reception against Notre Dame. He had 2 catches for 25 yards against Penn State.
2015: A first-year freshman tight end, he sat out the 2015 season because of NCAA transfer rules. He transferred to USC in the fall of 2015 from Florida and was awarded a scholarship by virtue of an NCAA rule known as “blueshirting” (it allows a non-recruited student-athlete to receive athletic financial aid after beginning practice and have that student-athlete count towards the next year’s signing class if the school has reached its NCAA-maximum aid limit for the current year).
FLORIDA: He enrolled at Florida in the spring of 2015 after graduating a semester early from high school and participated in 2015 spring practice as a first-year freshman tight end.
HIGH SCHOOL: He had 32 catches for 487 yards (15.2 avg) with 8 TDs as a 2014 senior wide receiver at North Gwinnett High in Sugar Hill (Ga.). As a 2013 junior, he had 29 receptions for 358 yards (12.3 avg) with 2 TDs, helping North Gwinnett advance to the Class AAAAAA state championship game.
He also played basketball at North Gwinnett.
PERSONAL: He is a social sciences (economics) major at USC. He was born in Los Angeles, then moved to Virginia and Georgia. His brother, Josh, is a redshirt freshman wide receiver at USC.
GAME-BY-GAME WITH DANIEL IMATORBHEBHE