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Christo Bilukidi
No. 96     Oakland Raiders
Defensive tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1989-12-13) December 13, 1989 (age 29)
Place of birth: Angola
High School: Ottawa (ON) St. Patrick's
Height: 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) Weight: 290 lb (132 kg)
Career information
College: Georgia State
NFL Draft: 2012 / Round: 6 / Pick: 189
CFL Draft: 2012 / Round: 3 / Pick: 21
Debuted in 2012 for the Oakland Raiders
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of 2012
Tackles     8
Sacks     0
INTs     0

Christo Bilukidi (born December 13, 1989) is an Angolan-Canadian defensive tackle in American football for the Oakland Raiders of the National Football League. He played collegiate football for the Georgia State Panthers where he was a two-year starter,[1] after attending Eastern Arizona College. On April 28, 2012, Bilukidi became the first former Georgia State football player to be drafted into the NFL when he was chosen by the Oakland Raiders as the 189th pick overall in the 6th round of the 2012 NFL Draft.[1] He was also drafted 21st overall in the 3rd round of the 2012 CFL Draft by the Winnipeg Blue Bombers.[2]

Early lifeEdit

Bilukidi was born in Angola and lived in France and Brazil before his family settled in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. He did not play football until his senior year in high school.[2] He attended and played for Eastern Arizona College in 2009 before playing for Georgia State.[1] He was a member of Georgia State's first football team and, together with Jake Muasau, the first Panthers to play in the NFL.[3][4]

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External linksEdit

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