Jermelle Cudjo

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Jermelle Cudjo
No. -- Free agent
Position: Defensive Tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1986-09-28) September 28, 1986 (age 30)
Place of birth: Lawton, Oklahoma
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight: 298 lb (135 kg)
Career information
High school: Lawton (OK) MacArthur
College: Central Oklahoma
Undrafted: 2010
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
  • 2× First-team All-Lone Star North (2007, 2008)
  • 1× Second-team All-Lone Star North (2009)
Career NFL statistics as of 2014
Tackles: 45
Sacks: 1.5
Forced Fumbles: 0
Interceptions: 0
Player stats at NFL.com

Jermelle Cudjo (born September 28, 1986) is an American football defensive tackle who is currently a free agent. He played college football at Central Oklahoma

He has played for the St. Louis Rams, Kansas City Chiefs and New York Giants.

Early years[edit]

Cudjo was a standout at Lawton MacArthur High School (Oklahoma). He was a Two-time Lawton Constitution All-Area pick and an All-State selection as a senior.

College career[edit]

At the University of Central Oklahoma Cudjo was a three-time All-Conference selection (twice First-team, once Second-team). He finished with 198 tackles (38.5 for losses) and 12 sacks.

As a freshman (2005) at the University of Central Oklahoma, Cudjo redshirted. In 2006 as a redshirt freshman he made 33 tackles with four for loss in 11 games played. He blocked a total of six kicks on the season while adding half of a sack and two fumble recoveries (one for a touchdown). In 2007, as a sophomore, Cudjo made 47 tackles, 6.5 tackles for loss, and had 3.5 sacks and was named First-team All-Lone Star North. In 2008, during his junior year, he broke through with 60 tackles, 15.5 for loss with 4.5 sacks and was named First-team All-Lone Star North. He followed that up with 58 tackles with 12.5 for loss and 3.5 sacks as a senior in 2009 and was voted as a Second-team All-Lone Star North.

After his senior season Cudjo played at the Cactus Bowl, the NCAA Division II All Star game in Kingsville, Texas.

Professional career[edit]

Pre-draft[edit]

Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt 40-yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP Wonderlic
6 ft 2 in 293 lb 5.10 s 4.58 s 7.42 s 30 in 8 ft 8 in 24 reps x
All values from Central OK Pro Day[1]

St. Louis Rams[edit]

Cudjo was signed as a free agent and made the Rams 53-man opening day roster. He was released on May 15, 2014.[2]

Kansas City Chiefs[edit]

Cudjo signed with the Kansas City Chiefs during the 2014 offseason, but was released on August 25, 2014.[3]

Detroit Lions[edit]

Cudjo signed with the Detroit Lions on January 9, 2015. Cudjo made the 53 man roster out of training camp.

New York Giants[edit]

On July 29, 2016, Cudjo signed with the Giants.[4] On September 3, 2016, he was released by the Giants.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ NFL Draft Scout.com "Cudjo" Check |url= value (help). CBS Sports.com. 2010-02-29. Retrieved 2010-08-19.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  2. ^ Crabtree, Curtist. "Rams release defensive tackle Jermelle Cudjo". Pro Football Talk. Retrieved 16 May 2014. 
  3. ^ Chiefs Announce Roster Moves
  4. ^ Pflum, Chris (July 29, 2016). "Roster moves: Giants sign defensive tackles Davon Coleman and Jermelle Cudjo". Big Blue View. Retrieved August 29, 2016. 
  5. ^ Eisen, Michael. "New York Giants announce 20 roster moves". Giants.com. 

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