Uzoma Nwachukwu

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Uzoma Nwachukwu
No. 17     Houston Texans
Wide receiver
Personal information
Date of birth: (1990-12-15) December 15, 1990 (age 24)
Place of birth: Allen, Texas
Height: 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) Weight: 194 lb (88 kg)
Career information
High school: Allen (TX)
College: Texas A&M
Undrafted in 2013
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
Roster status: Practice squad - Injury List
Career highlights and awards
  • Honorable Mention All-Big 12 (2009)
  • ESPN Big 12 All-Freshman (2009)
Career NFL statistics
Stats at NFL.com

Uzoma Nwachukwu (born December 15, 1990) is an American football wide receiver for the Houston Texans of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for the Texas A&M Aggies.

College career[edit]

Nwachukwu chose the Aggies over Oklahoma, Missouri, Notre Dame, Nebraska, and Louisville. He made an instant impact, starting as a true freshman. In 2009 he led the Aggies' wideouts with 708 yards on 40 catches, and ranked second in touchdown catches with six. He had three 100-yard receiving games on the year, which tied a school record. In 2010, Nwachukwu was on the preseason watch list for the Biletnikoff Award. He finished his time at A&M as one of just four Aggies with more than 120 catches, 1500 yards, and 10 touchdowns in his career.[1] In total he had 152 catches for 2239 yards and 19 TDs. He also had 14 rushing attempts for 131 yards and 1 TD.[2]

Professional career[edit]

Nwachukwu signed with the Houston Texans as an undrafted free-agent after the 2013 NFL Draft.[3] On August 31, 2013, he was released when the Texans trimmed their roster to the final 53.[4] He was then added to the Texans practice squad on September 2, 2013.[5]

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