Chimdi Chekwa

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Chimdi Chekwa
No. 38 Miami Dolphins
Position: Cornerback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1988-10-07) October 7, 1988 (age 28)
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 highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2014
Tackles: 51
Interceptions: 0
Pass deflections: 4
Player stats at

Chimdi Chekwa (born October 7, 1988) is an American football cornerback for the Miami Dolphins of the National Football League (NFL). 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.

College career[edit]

As a senior in 2010, Chekwa was named a first team All-American by the FWAA and College Football News.[2][3]

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 0 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

Professional career[edit]

Oakland Raiders[edit]

Chekwa was drafted by the Oakland Raiders in the fourth round, 113th overall, in the 2011 NFL Draft.

New England Patriots[edit]

He was signed by the New England Patriots on March 12, 2015. He was released by the team on May 18, 2015.[4]

Oakland Raiders (second stint)[edit]

Chekwa re-signed with the Raiders on May 19, 2015.

Miami Dolphins[edit]

Chekwa signed with the Dolphins. On September 3, 2016, he was released as part of final roster cuts.[5] He was re-signed by the Dolphins on October 11, 2016.[6]


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