Transfer from SBU who will provide depth and size at inside linebacker for the Bears this fall ... Earned MSU Athletic Director's Honor Roll in spring 2012.
Southwest Baptist: Played 2010 season at Division II Southwest Baptist University in Bolivar, Mo. ... Played in 8 games as a true freshman linebacker and recorded 8 total tackles for the season, including 3 solo stops for Coach Keith Allen ... Team was 7-4 in his only season with SBU.
High School: A three-year starter for Coach Steve Hancock at Branson (Mo.) High, Onoh was a standout offensive and defensive lineman for the Pirates ... Recorded 35 solo tackles as a senior at Branson High in 2009 ... Lettered all four seasons and helped Pirates to a 6-5 ledger as a senior ... Team was 7-4 and qualified for the Class 4 playoffs his junior year in 2008.
Personal: Jonathan Daniel Onoh was born 6/17/92 in Gettysburg, Md. ... Son of Stephen and Mystraine Onoh of Branson, Mo. ... Has two sisters, Kendra and Jennifer ... Majoring in Accounting.