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Vince Oghobaase
Assistant Defensive Line

BIOGRAPHY

Vince Oghobaase (oh-guh-BAH-see) enters his second season in the NFL as the 49ers assistant defensive line coach. He spent the previous three years (2013-15) as a defensive graduate assistant at Ohio State University.

Working primarily with the defensive linemen, Oghobaase helped coached an Ohio State defense that ranked inside the top-10 in the nation in sacks during each of the past three seasons [2015 – tied for ninth (38.0); 2014 – tied for seventh (45.0); 2013 – third  (44.0)]. During his tenure at Ohio State, he tutored DE Joey Bosa, who registered 26.0 career sacks, the third most in school history. In 2014, Bosa recorded 13.5 sacks, which ranked fifth in the nation and the second highest single-season total in school history.

Oghobaase began his coaching career as a defensive graduate assistant at Duke University...

Vince Oghobaase (oh-guh-BAH-see) enters his second season in the NFL as the 49ers assistant defensive line coach. He spent the previous three years (2013-15) as a defensive graduate assistant at Ohio State University.

Working primarily with the defensive linemen, Oghobaase helped coached an Ohio State defense that ranked inside the top-10 in the nation in sacks during each of the past three seasons [2015 – tied for ninth (38.0); 2014 – tied for seventh (45.0); 2013 – third  (44.0)]. During his tenure at Ohio State, he tutored DE Joey Bosa, who registered 26.0 career sacks, the third most in school history. In 2014, Bosa recorded 13.5 sacks, which ranked fifth in the nation and the second highest single-season total in school history.

Oghobaase began his coaching career as a defensive graduate assistant at Duke University in 2011, and helped the Blue Devils to the program’s first bowl game appearance since 1994.

Oghobaase played collegiately at Duke from 2006-09, playing in 44 games. He registered 165 tackles during his career, and finished his career ranked sixth in school history in both sacks (14.0) and tackles for loss (36.5). During his college career, Oghobaase earned Freshman All-American honors in 2006, was twice named honorable mention All-ACC (2008-09) and received third-team All-America honors from Sporting News in 2009.

A native of Houston, TX, Oghobaase graduated from Duke in 2010 with a degree in sociology and signed a free agent contract with the Miami Dolphins. He later played with the Hartford Colonials in the United Football League and spent time on the Washington Redskins’ practice squad in 2010.

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