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Adewale Ojomo
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Position:Defensive end
Personal information
Born: (1988-11-11) November 11, 1988 (age 31)
Opa-locka, Florida
Height:6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight:270 lb (122 kg)
Career information
High school:Hialeah (Hialeah, Florida)
College:Miami (FL)
Undrafted:2012
Career history
* New York Giants ( 2012 2013)
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics
Tackles:0
Sacks:0.0
Forced fumbles:0
Player stats at NFL.com

Adewale Ojomo (born November 11, 1988) is a former American football defensive end. He signed with the New York Giants as an undrafted free agent. He played college football at the University of Miami.

Early yearsEdit

He attended Hialeah High School in Florida. He was rated as the No. 72 player in the state by the Orlando Sentinel.

College careerEdit

He played college football at the University of Miami. He finished college with 79 tackles, 9.5 sacks, 3 pass deflections, 2 forced fumbles.[1]

In his Freshman season, he had 22 tackles, 3 sacks, a pass deflection and a forced fumble.[1]

In his Junior season, he had 38 tackles, 5 sacks and a pass deflection.[1] On September 2, 2010, in the season opener against Florida A&M in which he recorded 3 tackles and 2 sacks helping the Miami Hurricanes win 45-0.[2]

In his Senior season, he had 19 tackles, 1.5 sacks, a pass deflection and a forced fumble.[1]

Professional careerEdit

New York GiantsEdit

On May 1, 2012, he signed with the New York Giants as an Undrafted free agent.[3]

Seattle SeahawksEdit

He was signed to the Seahawks' practice squad on September 17, 2013.

Buffalo BillsEdit

He was signed to the Bills' practice squad on September 24, 2013.

Tennessee TitansEdit

On December 11, 2013, Ojomo signed with the Tennessee Titans practice squad.[4] He was waived on April 7, 2014, two weeks after he was arrested for soliciting a prostitute in Miami.[5]

Los Angeles KISSEdit

Ojomo was assigned to the Los Angeles KISS of the Arena Football League on May 22, 2014.

Dallas CowboysEdit

Ojomo signed with the Dallas Cowboys on August 1, 2014.[6] The Cowboys waived Ojomo on August 26, 2014.[7]

Hamilton Tiger-CatsEdit

Ojomo was signed by the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League on September 17, 2014 and was assigned to the team's practice roster.[8][9]

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 "Adewale Ojomo College Statistics". sports-reference.com. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/players/adewale-ojomo-1.html.
  2. "Florida A&M 0, (13) Miami (FL) 45 Box score". sports-reference.com. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/boxscores/2010-09-02-miami-fl.html.
  3. "Adewale Ojomo". kffl.com. Archived from the original on December 5, 2014. https://web.archive.org/web/20141205002633/http://www.kffl.com/player/26790/nfl/news/adewale-ojomo. Retrieved May 1, 2012.
  4. Titans fill spot on practice squad by signing DE Adewale Ojomo Script error
  5. Alper, Josh. "Titans waive Adewale Ojomo after solicitation arrest". Pro Football Talk. http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2014/04/07/titans-waive-adewale-ojomo-after-solicitation-arrest/. Retrieved 8 April 2014.
  6. Sabin, Rainer. "Dallas Cowboys to sign DEs Ken Boatright, Adewale Ojomo to replace WR L’Damian Washington, OT Darius Morris". Cowboys Blog. Archived from the original on 6 August 2014. https://web.archive.org/web/20140806223415/http://cowboysblog.dallasnews.com/2014/08/dallas-cowboys-to-add-two-defensive-ends-in-wake-of-demarcus-lawrences-injury.html/. Retrieved 2 August 2014.
  7. "Cowboys Trim Roster To 75; Matt Johnson Waived" (in en). Dallas Cowboys. 2014-08-26. http://www.dallascowboys.com/news/article-DavidHelman/Cowboys-Trim-Roster-To-75-Matt-Johnson-Waived-/a919dc13-f1b7-47e5-b0bc-ad7149621b66?campaign=social_20140826_30507006.
  8. "Justin Hickman rejoins Tiger-Cats from NFL | CBC Sports" (in en-US). CBC. http://www.cbc.ca/sports/football/cfl/justin-hickman-rejoins-tiger-cats-from-nfl-1.2769132.
  9. "Transactions". cfl.ca. Archived from the original on December 5, 2014. https://web.archive.org/web/20141205005714/http://www.cfl.ca/page/transactions. Retrieved November 20, 2014.

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