Babatunde Oshinowo

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Babatunde Oshinowo
No. 96, 70
Defensive tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1983-01-14) January 14, 1983 (age 31)
Place of birth: Naperville, Illinois
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) Weight: 325 lb (147 kg)
Career information
College: Stanford
NFL Draft: 2006 / Round: 6 / Pick: 181
Debuted in 2006 for the Cleveland Browns
Last played in 2007 for the Chicago Bears
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics
Tackles 2
Sacks 0.0
Forced fumbles 0
Stats at NFL.com

Babatunde Oluwasegun Temitope Oluwakorede Adisa "Baba" Oshinowo, Jr. [Ba-ba-TOON-day OH-shi-no-who] (born January 14, 1983) is a former American football defensive tackle. His second name "Oluwasegun" means "God has been victorious" in the Yoruba language.[1] He was drafted by the Cleveland Browns in the sixth round of the 2006 NFL Draft. He played college football at Stanford.

Oshinowo has also been a member of the Chicago Bears, Washington Redskins, Philadelphia Eagles, Carolina Panthers and San Francisco 49ers.

Early years[edit]

He played high school football at Neuqua Valley High School in Naperville, Illinois, where he was known as "OJ" Oshinowo. He was an All-Prep American as a Senior in defense at Neuqua. He holds 2 Track and Field records at Neuqua, one for shotput and one for discus. At Stanford, Oshinowo obtained a Bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering.

Professional career[edit]

Cleveland Browns[edit]

On September 19, 2006 Cleveland signed Oshinowo from their practice squad. He was active for 3 games and played in the season finale against the Houston Texans, recording 2 tackles.

Chicago Bears[edit]

On September 19, 2007 the Chicago Bears signed Oshinowo to their practice squad. He was signed to the Bears active roster with 3 games remaining in the 2007 season. The Bears waived Oshinowo on May 7, 2008.

Washington Redskins[edit]

On July 29, 2008, the Washington Redskins signed Oshinowo and waived defensive tackle Zarnell Fitch. He was waived by the team on August 24.

Philadelphia Eagles[edit]

Oshinowo was signed to the practice squad of the Philadelphia Eagles on November 19, 2008 after linebacker Andy Studebaker was signed by the Kansas City Chiefs.

Carolina Panthers[edit]

Oshinowo signed a future contract with the Carolina Panthers on January 28, 2009. He was waived on June 26, 2009.

San Francisco 49ers[edit]

Oshinowo was signed by the San Francisco 49ers on July 30, 2009. Oshinowo was waived by the 49ers on August 7 after the team signed wide receiver Chris Francies.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Oluwasegun". Nigerian Name. Retrieved April 29, 2014. 

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