Edmund Kugbila
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Personal information
Date of birth: (1990-09-21) September 21, 1990 (age 30)
Place of birth: Ghana
Career information
College: Valdosta State
NFL Draft: 2013 / Round: 4 / Pick: 108
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Carolina Panthers ( 2013 2014)
Career highlights and awards

Edmund Kugbila (born September 21, 1990)[1] is a Ghanaian-born American football offensive guard who is currently a free agent. He played college football at Valdosta State, and was drafted by the Panthers in the fourth round of the 2013 NFL Draft.

Early yearsEdit

Kugbila was born in Ghana. He moved to the United States at age 10, after his parents won permanent residency allowance in the "green card lottery".[2] He attended Central Gwinnett High School in Lawrenceville, Georgia, and played high school football for the Central Gwinnett Black Knights.

College careerEdit

While attending Valdosta State University, Kugbila played for the Valdosta State Blazers football team from 2009 to 2012.

Professional careerEdit

The Carolina Panthers chose Kugbila in the fourth round, with the 108th overall pick, of the 2013 NFL Draft. Kugbila suffered from a strained hamstring, and after suffering numerous setbacks, he was placed on injured reserve on August 27. After rehabbing the injury in the offseason, he injured his back. It was announced on July 24, 2014 that he would undergo back surgery and miss the entire season. On May 20, 2015, he was waived, appearing in zero games.


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