Jeff Okudah

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Jeff Okudah
Ohio State Buckeyes – No. 1
PositionCornerback
ClassJunior
MajorCommunications
Career history
College
Bowl games
High schoolSouth Grand Prairie
(Grand Prairie, Texas)
Personal information
Born:c. 1999 (age 20–21)
Parsippany, New Jersey
Height6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight200 lb (91 kg)
Career highlights and awards

Jeffrey Okudah (born c. 1999) is an American football cornerback for the Ohio State Buckeyes.

Early years[edit]

Okudah attended South Grand Prairie High School in Grand Prairie, Texas.[1][2] A five-star recruit, he committed to Ohio State University to play college football.[3][4]

College career[edit]

As a true freshman at Ohio State in 2017, Okudah played in all 14 games and had 17 tackles.[5][6] As a sophomore in 2018, he played in 13 games, recording 32 tackles. As a junior in 2019, he recorded his first career interception against the Miami Redhawks.[7] Okudah decided to forgo his senior year by declaring for the 2020 NFL Draft.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Davenport, Richard (October 4, 2015). "Texas defensive back impresses off the field, too". Arkansas Democrat Gazette. Retrieved September 27, 2019.
  2. ^ "Say hello to the new No.1 recruit in DFW: South Grand Prairie's Jeffrey Okudah".
  3. ^ Olson, Max (January 7, 2017). "Five-star safety Jeffrey Okudah commits to Ohio State". ESPN.com. Retrieved September 27, 2019.
  4. ^ "Ohio State lands commitment from five-star athlete Jeffrey Okudah". SI.com. January 7, 2017. Retrieved September 27, 2019.
  5. ^ https://www.dispatch.com/sports/20180404/ohio-state-football--jeffrey-okudah-has-persevered-through-pain
  6. ^ https://www.buckeyextra.com/sports/20180915/ohio-state-tcu--buckeyes-jeffrey-okudah-has-history-with-horned-frogs-qb
  7. ^ Baird, Nathan (September 22, 2019). "Ohio State football's Jeff Okudah relishes first career interception against Miami of Ohio". Cleveland.com. Retrieved September 27, 2019.
  8. ^ Wells, Adam (January 1, 2020). "Ohio State CB Jeff Okudah Declares for 2020 NFL Draft After Loss to Clemson". Bleacher Report. Retrieved January 10, 2020.

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