C. J. Ah You
Ah You in 2010.
No. 99     Free Agent
Defensive end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1982-07-07) July 7, 1982 (age 37)
Place of birth: La Habra, California
Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) Weight: 270 lb (122 kg)
Career information
College: Oklahoma
NFL Draft: 2007 / Round: 7 / Pick: 239
Debuted in 2009 for the St. Louis Rams
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Free Agent
Career highlights and awards
  • Big 12 Newcomer of the Year (2005)
  • First-team All-Big 12 (2006)
Career NFL statistics as of Week 14, 2011
Tackles     41
Sacks     6.0
INTs     0
Stats at

Charles "C. J." Ah You, Jr. (born July 7, 1982) is an American football defensive end, currently a free agent, who played most recently for the St. Louis Rams of the National Football League.[1] He was drafted by the Buffalo Bills in the seventh round of the 2007 NFL Draft. He played college football at Oklahoma.

High schoolEdit

Ah You played high school football at Lone Peak High School in Highland, Utah. He was named defensive line MVP during senior season there.

College careerEdit

Ah You started at Brigham Young University in 2001 when he had 9 tackles, 2 for losses and 2 sacks in three games. Ah You Redshirted '02 at BYU with a right knee injury. Due to violations of BYU's honor code, Ah You was expelled from BYU in January 2004.[2] He transferred to Snow College in 2004. He then transferred to the University of Oklahoma in 2005 and earned Big 12 Defensive Newcomer of the Year. He was also honorable mention All-Big 12 in 2005. In 2005 he had 45 tackles, with 12 going for losses and seven sacks. He also forced three fumbles and broke up two passes. In 2006 he played 14 games with nine starts with 43 tackles (25 solo) and 10 for losses, with four being sacks. He also forced a fumble and broke up three passes. Ah You played in 26 games with 21 starts at Oklahoma totaling 11 career sacks in two seasons with 88 tackles, 22 for losses to go with the 11 sacks and four forced fumbles. For his 2006 efforts he was named First-team All-Big 12.



Pre-draft measureables
Height Weight 40-yard dash 10-yard split 20-yard split 20 ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP Wonderlic
6-4 * 274 * 4.70 * 1.53 * 2.70 * 4.40 * 7.06 * 36½" * 9'00" * 26 * ×
* represents NFL Combine

Buffalo BillsEdit

Ah You entered the NFL as a seventh-round draft choice (239th overall) of the Buffalo Bills in the 2007 NFL Draft. He spent the preseason with Bills before being released on September 2, 2007.

St. Louis RamsEdit

He added to the Rams’ practice squad on November 21, 2007. He played his first NFL game in 2009 season opener vs. Seattle Seahawks. He played mostly in the Rams nickle defense, rushing as a defensive tackle. He injured his knee in Week 10 and was placed on injured reserve. He underwent knee surgery on his left knee. He ended the season with 17 tackles and one sack.

Free AgencyEdit

The Rams released Ah You to free agency on March 13, 2012.[1]


He is related to several football players - his father, Charles Sr., who played for BYU; his brother, Matt, who is a linebacker at BYU, and his uncle, Junior Ah You, who was a defensive end for Arizona State, the United States Football League and the Canadian Football League and is a member of the Canadian Football Hall of Fame. Ah You is of Samoan descent.


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