Jude Adjei-Barimah
Personal information
Date of birth: (1992-07-21) July 21, 1992 (age 28)
Place of birth: Pordenone, Italy
Career information
College: Bowling Green
Undrafted in 2015
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Tampa Bay Buccaneers ( 2015 2017)
Career highlights and awards
  • N/A
Career NFL statistics as of 2018
Total tackles     62
Sacks     2.0
Forced fumbles     1
Pass deflections     3
Interceptions     0
Stats at pro-football-reference.com

Jude Adjei-Barimah (born July 21, 1992) is an Italian-American football cornerback who is currently free agent. He played college football at Bowling Green.

Early life

Adjei-Barimah was born in Pordenone, Italy to Samuel Adjei and Agartha Boateng, before moving to Columbus, Ohio at the age of 9. Growing up in Italy, Adjei-Barimah played soccer.

Professional career

Adjei-Barimah signed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on July 29, 2015.[1]

Adjei-Barimah was suspended for four games on November 22, 2016 for violating the league's policy on performance-enhancing substances.[2][3]

On February 27, 2017, Adjei-Barimah signed a one-year contract tender with the Buccaneers.[4] He was waived/injured by the Buccaneers on August 22, 2017 after suffering a patellar fracture and was placed on injured reserve.[5][6]

In 2019, Adjei-Barimah joined the San Diego Fleet of the Alliance of American Football.[7] After suffering an injury in the 2019 AAF season opener against the San Antonio Commanders, he missed the next three games before being placed on injured reserve on March 4.[8]


  1. Smith, Scott (July 29, 2015). "Bucs Add Three DBs to Camp Roster". Buccaneers.com. http://www.buccaneers.com/news/article-smith/Bucs-Add-Three-DBs-to-Camp-Roster/5aef2fa0-ad14-4758-9696-6c71c505f59d. Retrieved 2015-07-29.
  2. "Jude Adjei-Barimah Suspended 4 Games". November 22, 2016. http://www.buccaneers.com/news/article-1/Jude-Adjei-Barimah-Suspended-4-Games/f7fcfc5f-ffd2-4a8c-a9dc-d091082c8309.
  3. Smith, Scott (December 27, 2016). "Cam Brate Heads to Injured Reserve". http://www.buccaneers.com/news/article-smith/Cam-Brate-Heads-to-Injured-Reserve/4ebe46f7-49ab-4df0-8383-f6d63c3556a1.
  4. Auman, Greg (February 27, 2017). "Bucs tender WR Adam Humphries, 3 others for 2017". http://www.tampabay.com/blogs/bucs/bucs-tender-wr-adam-humphries-3-others-for-2017/2314729.
  5. Laine, Jenna (August 10, 2017). "Source: CB Jude Adjei-Barimah has patellar fracture in his right knee". http://www.espn.com/nfl/story/_/id/20305116/jude-adjei-barimah-tampa-bay-buccaneers-patellar-fracture-right-knee-source-said. Retrieved February 21, 2018.
  6. Smith, Scott (August 22, 2017). "Bucs Bring Back DePaola, Waive Adjei-Barimah". http://www.buccaneers.com/news/article-smith/Bucs-Bring-Back-DePaola-Waive-Adjei-Barimah/6c7bc284-7acd-40bd-92ea-7880b4b21afa.
  7. Solares, Daniel (January 3, 2019). "San Diego Fleet Roster Breakdown: Cornerbacks". East Village Times. https://eastvillagetimes.com/2019/01/san-diego-fleet-roster-breakdown-cornerbacks/. Retrieved January 30, 2019.
  8. Gartin, Zachary (March 4, 2019). "San Diego Fleet Make a Flurry of Roster Moves in Response to Injuries". East Village Times. https://eastvillagetimes.com/2019/03/san-diego-fleet-make-a-flurry-of-roster-moves-in-response-to-injuries/. Retrieved March 4, 2019.

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