Nwagbuo in December 2011
|Date of birth:December 24, 1985|
|Place of birth: San Diego, California|
|College: Michigan State|
|Undrafted in 2008|
|No regular season or postseason appearances|
|* New York Giants ( 2008)*|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics as of 2013|
Nwagbuo played high school football at Mount Miguel High School in Spring Valley, California, where he played only one season of varsity football. He only appeared in three plays all season, all against West Hills High school.
As a senior, he started 12 games at nose tackle after serving as part-time starter on the defensive line in 2006. He started 18 career games and had 31 tackles, 4.5 tackles for losses and one sack in 2007 As a junior, he appeared in all 12 games in 2006, including starts in the first six games at defensive tackle and totaled 23 tackles (10 solos, 13 assists).
He was a Second-team All-Foothill Conference honors in 2005, at Southwestern College in Chula Vista, California and recorded 55 tackles as a sophomore, including 10 sacks. He sat out the entire 2004 season. As a true freshman in 2004 he started nine games (seven games at defensive end and two at defensive tackle) and registered 45 tackles in 2003, including five sacks and he scored his first collegiate touchdown vs. San Bernardino, recovering a fumble in the end zone.
On December 9, 2009, Nwagbuo was placed on Injured Reserve due to an ankle injury.
Nwagbuo was released by the Chargers during roster cuts on September 3, 2011, but he was re-signed on September 12. He was waived again on November 1.
On December 6, 2011, Nwagbuo was signed by the Carolina Panthers.
On December 30, 2013, Nwagbuo was signed by the Cincinnati Bengals.
On May 30, 2014, Nwagbuo was waived by the Bengals.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Folks around town rooting for Nwagbuo". September 2, 2009. https://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/sdut-n97572-ogemdi02-chargers-2009sep02-story.html.
- ↑ "Omon, Nwagbuo find brotherly connection". August 31, 2011. https://www.espn.com/espn/otl/story/_/id/6913436.
- ↑ "Nwagbuo could have reunited with Rivera". September 12, 2011. https://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/sdut-nwagbuo-could-have-reunited-rivera-2011sep12-story.html.
- ↑ Rogers, Justin (December 19, 2012). "Detroit Lions place DT Nick Fairley on injured reserve, sign Ogemdi Nwagbuo". mlive.com. http://www.mlive.com/lions/index.ssf/2012/12/detroit_lions_place_dt_nick_fa.html.
- ↑ Marcum, Jason. "Bengals Announce They Have Waived Ogemdi Nwagbuo". Bleacher Report. http://www.cincyjungle.com/2014/5/30/5765418/bengals-announce-they-have-waived-ogemdi-nwagbuo.