All-Big 12 Candidate
An impact player at tight end who can do it all - catch, run and block ... Has the ability to challenge for all-league honors in 2004 ... Missed a large portion of the spring practice period recovering from knee surgery that prematurely ended his 2003 season, but was eventually cleared to return to full contact, and looked good rather quickly ... Closed the spring period by grabbing a pass for 16 yards in the Black and Gold Game.
Provided arguably the biggest impact among newcomers, but the junior college transfer tight end had his season cut short in game #9 at Colorado, when he ruptured his patellar tendon in his right knee ... Ended the year with 15 receptions for 154 yards, and led all MU tight ends with his 3 TDs and 10.3 yards per catch average ... Was also a key contributor to the Tiger rushing attack with his solid blocking skills ... Made one of the biggest plays of the season when he hauled in a 14-yard TD pass from Santino Riccio on a 4th-quarter fake field goal against 10th-ranked Nebraska ... That play erased MU's 24-21 deficit and propelled the Tigers on to their historic 41-24 victory ... Caught a pass in 8 of 9 games, including multiple-catch outings against Illinois (2 catches for 3 yards), Eastern Illinois (3-for-27), Kansas (3-for-25) and Nebraska (3-for-40) ... Caught 1st TD of career on a 14-yarder from Riccio at Ball State in week #2 ... Had a 17-yard TD grab from Brad Smith in the 2nd quarter at Colorado before getting injured later in the game.
A 2nd-team junior college All-American ... Ranked as the No. 92 overall JUCO prospect (any position) by SuperPrep Magazine ... Was a 1st-team All-Western Conference performer at tight end each of his two years while playing at Ventura College ... Caught 20 passes for 285 yards and 3 TDs as a sophomore last season, after grabbing 38 passes for 685 yards and 8 TDs as a freshman.
Attended Albert Einstein High School in Washington, D.C., where he was a Parade Magazine 2nd-team All-American and metro conference player of the year ... Had 43 receptions for 835 yards and 12 TDs as a senior at Einstein HS ... Had 8 catches for 165 yards and 4 TDs in a dominant performance that year against Walter Johnson High School ... Was also a standout in the sport of basketball.
Junior college coach - Terry Morris ... High school coach - Ed Ashwell ... Son of Kandeh & Esther Sesay ... Full name - Victor Olukandeh Sesay ... Birthdate - Nov. 19, 1980 ... Is interested in studying journalism at MU's renowned J-School ... Chose Mizzou over Southern Cal, Tennessee, Nebraska, Alabama and Auburn, among others.
SESAY CAREER STATISTICS
G-GS Rec. Yds. Avg. TD Long
2003 9-2 15 154 10.3 3 18
Totals 9-2 15 154 10.3 3 18