Uzoma Nwachukwu

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Uzoma Nwachukwu
Free agent
Position: Wide receiver
Personal information
Date of birth: (1990-12-15) December 15, 1990 (age 25)
Place of birth: Allen, Texas
Height: 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight: 194 lb (88 kg)
Career information
High school: Allen (TX)
College: Texas A&M
Undrafted: 2013
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
CFL status: International
Career highlights and awards
  • Honorable Mention All-Big 12 (2009)
  • ESPN Big 12 All-Freshman (2009)
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at

Uzoma "E.Z." Nwachukwu (born December 15, 1990) is an American football wide receiver who is currently a free agent. He played college football at Texas A&M.

College career[edit]

Nwachukwu chose the Aggies over Oklahoma, Missouri, Notre Dame, Nebraska, and Louisville. He made an instant impact, starting as a true freshman. In 2009 he led the Aggies' wideouts with 708 yards on 40 catches, and ranked second in touchdown catches with six. He had three 100-yard receiving games on the year, which tied a freshman school record. In 2010, Nwachukwu was on the preseason watch list for the Biletnikoff Award. He finished his time at A&M as one of just four Aggies with more than 120 catches, 1500 yards, and 10 touchdowns in his career.[1] In total he had 152 catches for 2239 yards and 19 TDs. He also had 14 rushing attempts for 131 yards and 1 TD.[2]

Professional career[edit]

Houston Texans[edit]

Nwachukwu signed with the Houston Texans as an undrafted free agent after the 2013 NFL Draft.[3] On August 31, 2013, he was released when the Texans trimmed their roster to the final 53.[4] He was then added to the Texans practice squad on September 2, 2013. He was on the Texans practice squad in both 2013 and 2014 before being cut in 2015.

Miami Dolphins[edit]

He reunited with Texas A&M teammate Ryan Tannehill when he was signed to the Miami Dolphins' practice squad on September 7, 2015.[5] Tannehill was a wide receiver and a quarterback for Nwachukwu. On September 15, 2015, he was released by the Dolphins.[6]

BC Lions[edit]

On March 8th 2016 Nwachukwu signed a contract with the BC Lions of the Canadian Football League.[7] He was released by the team on June 12, 2016.[8]

Seattle Seahawks[edit]

Nwachukwu was signed to the Seattle Seahawks' 90-man off-season roster on August 6th 2016.[9]


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