Oshane Ximines

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Oshane Ximines
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Ximines at 2018 C-USA Football Kickoff
No. 53 – New York Giants
Position:Outside linebacker
Personal information
Born: (1996-12-07) December 7, 1996 (age 22)
Queens, New York
Height:6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight:252 lb (114 kg)
Career information
High school:Hertford County (NC)
College:Old Dominion
NFL Draft:2019 / Round: 3 / Pick: 95
Career history
Roster status:Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of Week 2, 2019
Total tackles:3
Sacks:0.5
Forced fumbles:0
Player stats at NFL.com

Oshane Ximines (born December 7, 1996) is an American football outside linebacker for the New York Giants of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Old Dominion.

Early years[edit]

Ximines attended Hertford County High School in Ahoskie, North Carolina. During his career, he had 145 tackles and 35 sacks. He committed to Old Dominion University to play college football.[1] His family immigrated to the United States from Jamaica before he was born.[2]

College career[edit]

Ximines played at Old Dominion from 2014 to 2018.[2][3] During his career, he had 176 tackles, 32.5 sacks and one interception.[4][5]

Professional career[edit]

Ximines was drafted by the New York Giants in the third round (95th overall) of the 2019 NFL Draft.[6] He is the first ever player from Old Dominion to be taken in the NFL draft.[7] The Giants previously acquired the selection as part of a trade that sent Odell Beckham Jr. and Olivier Vernon to the Cleveland Browns.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Motley, Gene (February 6, 2014). "National Signing Day". Roanoke-Chowan News-Herald. Retrieved September 18, 2019.
  2. ^ a b Miller, Ed (August 24, 2018). ""You can see the fire in his eyes": ODU's Oshane Ximines determined to go out on top". The Virginian-Pilot. Tribune Publishing. Retrieved September 18, 2019.
  3. ^ Miller, Ed (October 27, 2017). "ODU defensive end Oshane Ximines is "becoming the player we need him to be."". The Virginian-Pilot. Retrieved September 18, 2019.
  4. ^ Rock, Tom (January 24, 2019). "Old Dominion's Oshane Ximines determined to shed small school and small player tags". Newsday. Retrieved September 18, 2019.
  5. ^ Jackson, Barry (March 27, 2019). "Dolphins bringing in pass rushing prospect with big numbers". Miami Herald. McClatchy. Retrieved September 18, 2019.
  6. ^ Salomone, Dan (April 27, 2019). "Giants select LB Oshane Ximines in Round 3". New York Giants. Retrieved September 18, 2019.
  7. ^ Miller, Ed (April 26, 2019). "Oshane Ximines becomes first Old Dominion player drafted, selected by New York Giants". The Virginian-Pilot. Tribune Publishing. Retrieved April 27, 2019.
  8. ^ Schneier, Dan (April 26, 2019). "New York Giants select Oshane Ximines in the 2019 NFL Draft". 247Sports.com. CBS Interactive. Retrieved April 27, 2019.

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