Sam Ojuri

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Sam Ojuri
No. 43     Free agent
Date of birth (1990-09-22) September 22, 1990 (age 26)
Place of birth Barrington, Illinois
Career information
Status Active
CFL status International
Position(s) RB
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 202 lb (92 kg)
College North Dakota State
Career history
As player
2014 Hamilton Tiger-Cats
2015 Saskatchewan Roughriders
2016 BC Lions*
*Offseason and/or practice roster member only

Sam Ojuri (born September 22, 1990) is an American professional Canadian football running back who is a free agent. He graduated from Barrington High School, and played college football for the North Dakota State University.

College career[edit]

Ojuri played for the North Dakota State Bison from 2011 to 2013. He recorded career 616 carries for 3,594 yards and 33 touchdowns while adding 210 receiving yards and one receiving touchdown. He rushed for more than 1,000 yards in all three seasons.[1] The Bison won the NCAA Division I FCS national championship in 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014.

Professional career[edit]

Hamilton Tiger-Cats[edit]

Ojuri signed with the Tiger-Cats on July 14, 2014 after going undrafted in the 2014 NFL Draft.[1]

BC Lions[edit]

Ojuri signed with the BC Lions on February 5, 2016.[2] He was released by the team on May 5, 2016.[3]


  1. ^ a b "Sam Ojuri". Retrieved November 24, 2014. [dead link]
  2. ^ Beamish, Mike (February 5, 2016). "Lions sign former NFL RB Leshoure". Archived from the original on February 8, 2016. Retrieved February 7, 2016. 
  3. ^ "BC LIONS TRANSACTIONS". Archived from the original on June 17, 2016. Retrieved June 16, 2016. 

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