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Fendi Onobun
Free agent
Position:Tight end
Personal information
Born: (1986-11-17) November 17, 1986 (age 33)
Houston, Texas
Height:6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Weight:260 lb (118 kg)
Career information
High school:Alief Taylor (Houston, Texas)
College:Houston
NFL Draft:2010 / Round: 6 / Pick: 170
Career history
* St. Louis Rams ( 2010)
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics
Receptions:2
Receiving yards:15
Receiving average:7.5
Receiving touchdowns:0
Player stats at NFL.com

Fendi Onobun (born November 17, 1986) to Nigerian Parents is an American football tight end who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the St. Louis Rams in the sixth round of the 2010 NFL Draft. He played college football at Houston. He has also been a member of the Seattle Seahawks, Washington Redskins and Chicago Bears.

College career Edit

Onobun began his college career playing basketball at The University of Arizona in 2006. He was recruited by Lute Olson.

Onobun played four years of basketball at the University of Arizona. He joined the Houston Cougars football team in 2009 and played an important role on special teams. He appeared in 11 games and hauled in a 15-yard catch against SMU for the first reception of his career. Onobun blocked two extra points against C-USA rival Southern Miss and caught an 18-yard touchdown against Memphis.

Professional career Edit

Pre-draft measureables
Ht Wt 40-yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP Wonderlic
6 ft 5½ in 252 lb 4.48 s x s x s 4.15 s 6.78 s 37½ in 11 ft 1 in 16 rep x

St. Louis Rams Edit

Onobun signed a four-year $1.92 million deal with a signing bonus of $129,000. Onobun, considered a risky pick, made the St. Louis Rams opening day roster in 2010. He was waived during final cuts on September 3, 2011.

Seattle Seahawks Edit

On September 13, 2011, the Seattle Seahawks signed Onobun to their practice squad.

Jacksonville Jaguars Edit

The Jacksonville Jaguars signed Onobun off of the Washington Redskins' practice squad on November 14, 2011. He was waived on December 6.

Buffalo Bills Edit

The Buffalo Bills signed Onobun on December 9, 2011. He was cut on August 26, 2012.

Chicago Bears Edit

On January 10, 2013, the Chicago Bears signed Onobun.[2] Onobun was cut on August 30, 2013.[3] On September 1, Onobun was signed to the Bears practice squad.[4] Onobun was cut on June 19, 2014.[5]

Second stint with Jaguars Edit

Onobun was signed by the Jaguars on August 7, 2014. He was waived/injured on August 20 and spent the season on injured reserve. He became a free agent after the 2014 season.

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