33 Hugo Souza
33 Hugo Souza
Height: 6-0
Weight: 213
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Marshfield, Mass.
High School: Marshfield
Position: FS
Major: Political Science


  • The son of Maria Obey… born 11-4-87 in Brazil


  • Recorded at least one tackle in all 13 games
  • Ranked fourth on the team in total tackles with 77 (52 solo, 25 assisted)
  • Recorded one tackle for a loss, totaling two yards
  • Second on the team in pass breakups with eight
  • Three interceptions with 45 return yards; had an interception in consecutive games against Northeastern and Rhode Island
  • Credited with two recovered fumbles and one forced fumble
  • Blocked one kick
  • 10 games with 5+ tackles, including a season-high nine (eight solo, one assisted) against Maine
  • Eight tackles (7-1) in the NCAA quarterfinal game at Villanova
  • Also tallied eight tackles (4-4) at UMass
  • Six tackles, all solo, in the NCAA first-round victory at McNeese State
  • Had one kickoff return (49 yards) and one punt return (seven yds), both against Northeastern


  • Started all 13 games and recorded at least one tackle every game
  • Ranked fifth on the team with 66 tackles (39 solo, 27 assisted)
  • Tallied 5.5 tackles for a loss, totaling 14 yards
  • Led the team in forced fumbles with three
  • Recovered two fumbles
  • Recorded seven pass breakups and one interception
  • Had one sack
  • Season-high 10 tackles (eight solo, two assisted) at Army
  • Seven other games with 5+ tackles, including eight vs. Rhode Island and seven against UMass
  • Five tackles in both NCAA playoff games (against Southern Illinois and Northern Iowa)


  • Started all 12 games and recorded at least one tackle every game
  • Ranked fourth on the team in tackles with 93 (29 solo, 64 assisted)
  • Team-high seven tackles for a loss, totaling 20 yards
  • Third on the team with 2.5 sacks for a loss of 13 yards
  • Led the team in pass breakups with four
  • Recorded two forced fumbles and one fumble recovery
  • Credited with one blocked kick
  • Nine games with 6+ tackles
  • Career-high 16 tackles (four solo, 12 assisted) against Rhode Island
  • Recorded 12 tackles (two solo, 10 assisted) the following game vs. Northeastern
  • Double-digit tackles a third consecutive game with 10 (3-7) against UMass
  • Nine tackles in back-to-back games against James Madison and Marshall, as well as vs. Delaware
  • One punt return (12 yards) vs. Iona


  • Redshirt season

Before UNH

  • Lettered in football and track at Marshfield High School
  • As a running back, had 156 carries for 1,859 yards and 15 TDs
  • Recorded 186 tackles and four interceptions as a defensive back
  • Two-time Boston Herald All-Scholastic selection
  • Preseason Reebok All-America selection
  • Patriot Ledger All-Star
  • Two-time OCL All-Star

Two-time Eastern Massachusetts All-Star

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