Mohammed Elewonibi

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Mohammed Elewonibi
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Personal information
Born: (1965-12-16) December 16, 1965 (age 54)
Lagos, Nigeria
Height:6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight:286 lb (130 kg)
Career information
High school:Victoria (BC)
College:Brigham Young
NFL Draft:1990 / Round: 3 / Pick: 77
CFL draft:1990 / Round: 5 / Pick: 34
Career history
CFL status:National
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
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Mohammed Thomas David "Moe" Elewonibi (born December 16, 1965) is a Nigerian-Canadian former offensive lineman who played in the National Football League (NFL) and the Canadian Football League (CFL). He was injured just prior to the end of the first half of the Eagles / Cowboys Divisional Playoff Game on January 7th, 1996 and transported off the field on a stretcher with a knee injury. It was his final game in the NFL.

Early years[edit]

Elewonibi was born in Lagos, Nigeria and raised in Victoria, British Columbia. He attended Victoria High School, where he excelled at soccer and basketball.[1]

Elewonibi played two years for the Okanagan Sun football club, and was named to the 25 Year All Time Team announced in 2005 to celebrate 25th anniversary of the sun organization [2]

College career[edit]

He began his college career at Snow College, in Ephraim, UT, where he first began to play football.[3] He transferred to Brigham Young University to finish his college career. Mo won the Outland Trophy while at Brigham Young. The award is for the country’s most outstanding lineman in college football.


Elewonibi converted from Islam to Mormonism during his second year of college.[4]


  1. ^ "Mohammed Elewonibi". BYU Cougars. Retrieved August 4, 2011.
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