Oniel Cousins

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Oniel Cousins
Oniel Cousins 2011 stadium practice.jpg
Cousins at M&T Bank Stadium in August 2011.
No. 75     Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Guard / Tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1984-06-29) June 29, 1984 (age 30)
Place of birth: Jamaica
Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) Weight: 315 lb (143 kg)
Career information
High school: Fullerton (CA) Eastside
College: Texas–El Paso
NFL Draft: 2008 / Round: 3 / Pick: 99
Debuted in 2008 for the Baltimore Ravens
Career history
Roster status: Unrestricted Free Agent
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of Week 14, 2014
Games played 72
Games started 13
Stats at NFL.com

Oniel Theodore Cousins (born June 29, 1984) is an American football guard and tackle for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Baltimore Ravens in the third round of the 2008 NFL Draft. He played college football at Texas–El Paso. He has also played for the Cleveland Browns.

Professional career[edit]

Baltimore Ravens[edit]

Cousins was selected by the Baltimore Ravens as a guard in the third round of the 2008 NFL Draft. During his time in Baltimore, Cousins was a backup at the position, seeing some starting time due to injuries.

On August 27, 2011, he was waived by the Ravens.

Cleveland Browns[edit]

He was claimed off waivers by the Cleveland Browns on August 29, 2011.[1] He had one start in 2011, 0 in 2012, but was the starting right guard on opening day in 2013. He has started 4 games in the current season.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers[edit]

Cousins signed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on March 16, 2014, to a one-year contract.[2] His debut season with Tampa did not go well as he was a part of an offensive line that gave up the most sacks in the league.


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