Ifeanyi Momah

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Ifeanyi Momah
No. 86     Detroit Lions
Wide receiver
Personal information
Date of birth: (1989-10-23) October 23, 1989 (age 25)
Place of birth: Greenlawn, New York
Height: 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) Weight: 239 lb (108 kg)
Career information
High school: John Glenn (NY)
College: Boston College
Undrafted in 2012
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Practice squad
Career NFL statistics as of 2013
Receptions 0
Receiving yards 0
Touchdowns 0
Stats at NFL.com

Ifeanyi Joenathan Momah [pronounced e-FAH-nee MOE-ma] (born October 23, 1989) is an American football wide receiver for the Detroit Lions of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Boston College.

College career[edit]

Momah saw limited action as a true freshmen. As a sophomore, he caught 11 passes for 149 yards and 3 touchdowns. He redshirted his junior season. As a redshirt junior, he caught a career high 19 passes for 296 yards and 3 touchdowns. His senior season, he tore his ACL the first game of the season where he logged a team high 8 catches for 157 yards. He missed the rest of the season. When he tried to appeal for a 6th year, the NCAA denied access, causing him to enter the draft.

Pro career[edit]

Philadelphia Eagles[edit]

Momah was signed by the Eagles on March 30, 2013 as an undrafted free agent.

On August 30, 2013, Momah was waived by the Eagles during final cuts.

He was re-signed to a future contract by the Philadelphia Eagles on January 7, 2014.

Cleveland Browns[edit]

Momah signed with the Cleveland Browns practice squad on September 9, 2014. He was released on September 16, 2014 to make room for LB Allen Bradford.

Detroit Lions[edit]

Momah signed with the Detroit Lions practice squad on October 20, 2014. He was released on November 3, 2014, to make room for CB Trevin Wade.


Momah was born in Greenlawn, New York to Gloria and Nathan Momah. He has three siblings, Chinedu, Ony and Ifechi Momah.

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