Emmanuel Ogbah

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Emmanuel Ogbah
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Ogbah in 2017
No. 90 – Cleveland Browns
Position: Defensive end
Personal information
Born: (1993-11-06) November 6, 1993 (age 24)
Lagos, Nigeria
Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight: 275 lb (125 kg)
Career information
High school: George Bush
(Richmond, Texas)
College: Oklahoma State
NFL Draft: 2016 / Round: 2 / Pick: 32
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career NFL statistics as of Week 3, 2018
Total tackles: 83
Sacks: 9.5
Forced fumbles: 2
Fumble recoveries: 1
Pass deflections: 10
Player stats at NFL.com

Emmanuel Ikechukwu Ogbah (born November 6, 1993) is an American football defensive end for the Cleveland Browns of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Oklahoma State, and was drafted by the Browns with the first pick in the second round of the 2016 NFL Draft (32nd overall).

Early years[edit]

Ogbah was born in Lagos, Nigeria and moved to Houston, Texas in the United States at the age of nine.[1] He attended George Bush High School in Fort Bend County, Texas. He committed to Oklahoma State University to play college football. He chose Oklahoma State in part based on recommendations from Russell Okung, who is a fellow Nigerian and attended George Bush High and Oklahoma State.[2]

College career[edit]

After redshirting as a true freshman in 2012, Ogbah played in all 13 games of the 2013 season. He finished the year with 20 tackles and four sacks. As a sophomore in 2014, he was named the Big-12 Defensive Lineman of the Year after recording 49 tackles and 11 sacks.[3][4]

Professional career[edit]

Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt Arm length Hand size 40-yard dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert jump Broad BP
6 ft 4 in
(1.93 m)
273 lb
(124 kg)
35 12 in
(0.90 m)
10 in
(0.25 m)
4.63 s 1.58 s 2.68 s 4.50 s 7.26 s 35.5 in
(0.90 m)
10 ft 1 in
(3.07 m)
20 reps
All values from NFL Combine,[5]

Ogbah was drafted by the Cleveland Browns in the second round, 32nd overall, of the 2016 NFL Draft.[6] On May 25, 2016, he signed a four-year contract worth $6.6 million, which included a $3 million signing bonus.[7] Ogbah was listed as a starter for the Browns for the season opener.[8] He started all 16 games for the Browns as a rookie, finishing sixth on the team with 53 tackles and leading the team with 5.5 sacks.

In 2017, Ogbah entered the season as the Browns' starting defensive end. He started the first 10 games before suffering a foot injury in Week 11. It was revealed that he suffered a fractured foot and was ruled out for the season.[9][10] He was placed on injured reserve on November 21, 2017.[11]


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