Devine Ozigbo

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Devine Ozigbo
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Ozigbo in 2019
No. 22 – Jacksonville Jaguars
Position:Running back
Personal information
Born: (1996-10-02) October 2, 1996 (age 24)
Boston, Massachusetts
Height:6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight:225 lb (102 kg)
Career information
High school:Sachse (TX)
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status:Active
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2020
Rushing yards:28
Rushing average:2.8
Rushing touchdowns:0
Receiving yards:65
Receiving touchdowns:0
Player stats at

Devine Eghosa Ozigbo[1] (born October 2, 1996) is an American football running back for the Jacksonville Jaguars of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Nebraska and signed with the New Orleans Saints as an undrafted free agent in 2019.

Early years[edit]

Ozigbo attended and played high school football at Sachse High School.[2]

College career[edit]

Ozigbo played at Nebraska from 2015 to 2018. During his collegiate career, he rushed for 2,196 yards on 419 carries with 21 touchdowns.[3]

Professional career[edit]

New Orleans Saints[edit]

Ozigbo signed with the New Orleans Saints as an undrafted free agent in 2019.[4]

Jacksonville Jaguars[edit]

On September 1, 2019, Ozigbo was claimed off waivers by the Jacksonville Jaguars.[5] In Week 17 of the 2019 season, he recorded his first significant statistics in the NFL with nine carries for 27 rushing yards and three receptions for 23 receiving yards in the 38–20 victory over the Indianapolis Colts.[6]

On September 10, 2020, Ozigbo was placed on injured reserve.[7] He was activated on October 24.[8]


  1. ^ "Devine Ozigbo". Pro Football Reference. Retrieved September 20, 2020.
  2. ^ "Devine Ozigbo, Sachse , Running Back". 247Sports. Retrieved January 28, 2020.
  3. ^ "Devine Ozigbo College Stats". College Football at Retrieved January 28, 2020.
  4. ^ "For Devine Ozigbo, mission to make Saints roster means embracing dirty work, 'backyard football'". August 27, 2019.
  5. ^ Oehser, John (September 1, 2019). "Roster moves: Jaguars make four waiver claims".
  6. ^ "Indianapolis Colts at Jacksonville Jaguars - December 29th, 2019". Retrieved January 28, 2020.
  7. ^ Oehser, John (September 10, 2020). "Jaguars Sign Running Back Dare Ogunbowale".
  8. ^ Johnson, James (October 24, 2020). "Jaguars elevate 2 from practice squad, activate RB Devine Ozigbo". Retrieved November 8, 2020.

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