Chimdi Chekwa

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Chimdi Chekwa
No. 35 Oakland Raiders
Position: Cornerback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1988-09-07) September 7, 1988 (age 26)
Place of birth: Marrero, Louisiana
Height: 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight: 190 lb (86 kg)
Career information
High school: Clermont (FL) East Ridge
College: Ohio State
NFL draft: 2011 / Round: 4 / Pick: 113
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Active
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2014
Tackles: 51
Interceptions: 0
Pass deflections: 4
Stats at

Chimdi Chekwa (born September 7, 1988) is an American football cornerback for the Oakland Raiders. He played college football at Ohio State. He was drafted by the Raiders in the fourth round in the 2011 NFL Draft[1] where he played 32 games with 4 starts. He was signed by the New England Patriots on March 12, 2015. He would be released by the team on May 18, 2015. [2] Chekwa re-signed with the Raiders on May 19, 2015.

College career[edit]

As a senior in 2010 Chekwa was named a first team All-American by the FWAA and College Football News.[3][4]

Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt Arm length Hand size 40-yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP
6 ft 0 in 191 lb 31 3/8 in 8 3/8 in 4.38 s 1.47 s 2.47 s 34 1/2 in 10 ft 6 in


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