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Offensive guard Chongo Kondolo will head into his senior season in hopes of earning a starting job for the Huskers. Kondolo was Nebraska’s top reserve at guard for much of the 2014 season, backing up senior starters Jake Cotton and Mike Moudy. With both of those players exhausting their eligibility, the guard positions are wide open heading into the 2015 campaign.
The 6-4, 300-pound Kondolo also saw work on Nebraska’s kicking units as a blocker. Kondolo came to Nebraska from Fresno City College and was one of the top junior college offensive line recruits in 2013.
2014 (Junior) 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 in October games against Northwestern and Rutgers, helping NU dominate the line of scrimmage in the second half at Northwestern, while Abdullah topped 200 rushing yards against Rutgers.
2013 (Redshirt) Kondolo joined Nebraska in 2013, but sat out the season as a redshirt. Before Nebraska
(Fresno City College/Creekview HS) Kondolo was a standout offensive tackle at Fresno City College in 2011 and 2012. He helped Coach Tony Caviglia’s team rank among the top squads in the California junior-college ranks for two seasons. In 2012, Fresno City College posted an 8-3 record 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, before losing in the Northern California Football Association Championship Game.
Kondolo went to Fresno City College after a standout prep career at Creekview High School in Carrollton, Texas, where he played for Coach Kyle Geller. Kondolo was ranked among the top 30 junior college players in California and 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.
Personal He was born on Aug. 9, 1993 and is the son of Hazel Muntemba. Kondolo is majoring in sociology. He has volunteered his time with Husker Heroes, Husker Hotline and local hospital and community rec center outreach events.
Career Stats » Games Played – 13 (all in 2014)
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