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Offensive guard Chongo Kondolo served a key role on the Nebraska offensive line the past two seasons. A reserve guard in 2014, Kondolo started nine games at right guard as a senior.
Kondolo helped the Nebraska offensive line power the Huskers to being one of the Big Ten’s top offenses in 2015. The Huskers ranked among the league leaders in scoring, passing and total offense. Kondolo came to Nebraska from Fresno City College earned his degree in sociology in August of 2015.
Kondolo played in all 13 games while starting the first nine contests at right guard. The Husker offense averaged 32.8 points, 266.9 passing yards and 446.9 yards of total offense per game, ranking in the top three in the conference in each category.
The Husker offensive line allowed just 14 sacks in 13 games, ranking ninth in the nation in fewest sacks allowed per game. The offensive line also provided the pass protection for quarterback Tommy Armstrong Jr. to throw for better than 3,000 yards and 22 touchdown passes.
Kondolo played in every game, helping power Nebraska to top-20 national rankings in scoring and rushing offense. The line helped Ameer Abdullah top 1,000 rushing yards for the third consecutive season.
Kondolo saw his most extensive action against Northwestern and Rutgers. NU dominated the line of scrimmage in the second half at Northwestern, while Abdullah topped 200 rushing yards against Rutgers. Kondolo also saw action on kicking units.
Kondolo joined Nebraska in 2013, but sat out the season as a redshirt.
Before Nebraska (Creekview HS/Fresno City College)
Kondolo was a standout tackle at Fresno City College in 2011 and 2012, helping Coach Tony Caviglia’s team rank among the top squads in the California junior college ranks. In 2012, Fresno City College went 8-3 behind a strong offense that averaged more than 30 points per game. Kondolo was a first-team All-America choice by the California Community College Coaches Association, and he earned first-team Valley all-conference honors. Kondolo was also a key performer in 2011, when Fresno went 10-0 in the regular season.
Kondolo had a standout prep career at Creekview High School in Carrollton, Texas, where he played for Coach Kyle Geller. Kondolo was listed as the sixth-best offensive tackle prospect by 247 Sports. Kondolo also visited BYU, Illinois, Tennessee and Utah State and had offers from Florida State and Texas Tech.
The son of Hazel Muntemba, Chongo was born on Aug. 9, 1993. He has volunteered his time with Make-A-Wish, Husker Heroes, Husker Hotline, Pilger tornado relief and local hospital and community rec center outreach events. Kondolo has been named to the Brook Berringer and Tom Osborne Citizenship Teams the past three years.
» Games Played– 26 (13 in 2014, 13 in 2015)
» Games Started– 9, all in 2015