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Amobi Okoye

Amobi Okoye
Okoye in 2007
NameAmobi Okoye
Width280px
CaptionOkoye in 2007
CurrentteamChicago Bears
Currentnumber91
CurrentpositionplainDefensive tackle
Birth DateJune 10, 1987(age 26)
Birth PlaceAnambra, Nigeria
Heightft6
Heightin2
Weight295
CollegeLouisville
Draftyear2007
Draftround1
Draftpick10
Debutyear2007
DebutteamHouston Texans
Pastteams * Houston Texans (2007 2010) * Chicago Bears (2011 present)
StatusActive
Highlights * NFL Def. Rookie of the Month (9/07) * Youngest player to be drafted by an NFL team
Statweek17
Statseason2010
Statlabel1Tackles
Statvalue1138
Statlabel2Sacks
Statvalue211.0
Statlabel3Forced Fumbles
Statvalue32
NflOKO541722

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Amobi Okoye (born June 10, 1987) is a Nigerian-American defensive tackle of American football for the Chicago Bears of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Houston Texans tenth overall in the 2007 NFL Draft. He played college football at Louisville.

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Bears brace for Raiders' running game - Northwest Herald Tweet this news
Northwest Herald--LAKE FOREST - Bears defensive tackle -Amobi Okoye- can recite a scouting report on Oakland Raiders running back Michael Bush without watching a minute of game film. That's because Okoye, a fifth-year NFL veteran in ... - Date : Fri, 25 Nov 2011 05:49:44 GMT
Okoye chairs fundraiser for Africa - ESPN (blog) Tweet this news
ESPN (blog)--CHICAGO -- -Amobi Okoye- is trying to make an impact wherever he can this season. On the field, the Chicago Bears' defensive lineman has three sacks and is showing some of the flashes of the talent that made him a first-round draft pick. - Date : Sat, 12 Nov 2011 01:54:26 GMT
Behind The Mask: Amobi Okoye - NFL News Tweet this news
NFL News--The following is part whatever in a series of posts where our top writers for the Battle Red Onion tag along with our favorite players for the Houston Texans to learn about their lives away from the football field. The content is raw, unedited, - Date : Fri, 10 Jun 2011 23:18:14 GMT+00:00
Behind The Mask: Amobi Okoye - Battle Red Blog (blog) Tweet this news
Battle Red Blog (blog)--It had been a good week for -Amobi Okoye- so far. He'd just returned from Nigeria where he rescued an entire village from certain destruction by an unscrupulous oil company, he found and beat the living dogsnot out of the orig - Date : Fri, 10 Jun 2011 22:23:34 GMT+00:00
Not Only Is The Schedule For 2011 Out... But So Are The Results! - Daily Norseman Tweet this news
Daily Norseman--Side note: the one touchdown is caused when Matt Cassel throws a frantic screen due to the pressure caused by the newest member of the D-line, -Amobi Okoye-. The screen succeeds in a touchdown when Dwayne Bowe finds himself in the fortunat - Date : Wed, 20 Apr 2011 03:49:33 GMT+00:00
Barwin Recounts Nigeria Journey - MyFox Houston Tweet this news
MyFox Houston--Meanwhile Barwin used a portion of his off-season to spend eleven days in Nigeria with teammate -Amobi Okoye- who makes annual trips to his home country. Barwin visited schools, medical clinics, and helped with clinics for kids and for coac - Date : Sat, 16 Apr 2011 03:54:28 GMT+00:00
Top 10 Texans Draft Busts - #9: Amobi Okoye - Battle Red Blog (blog) Tweet this news
Battle Red Blog (blog)--by bigfatdrunk on Apr 5, 2011 2:00 PM CDT in News When he was drafted in 2007, -Amobi Okoye- was just 12 years old. Or so it seems. Even the Okoye apologists like me have been saying that Okoye is young (he'll play 2011 at onl - Date : Tue, 05 Apr 2011 19:03:14 GMT+00:00
Amobi Okoye: Amobi Okoye not expected back with Texans - Rotoworld.com Tweet this news
Rotoworld.com--The Houston Chronicle's John McClain does not believe -Amobi Okoye- will be on the Texans' 2011 roster. The Texans are expected to make Okoye available for trade. Trouble is, he's shown no pass-rush ability, is due a $2.95 mi - Date : Wed, 23 Mar 2011 20:53:35 GMT+00:00
Okoye canvasses support for American Football in Nigeria - The Nation Newspaper Tweet this news
The Nation Newspaper--Nigeria born American Football star and Houston Texas defensive tackle, -Amobi Okoye- has said that for the game to get the desired root in Nigeria, the Government, corporate bodies and the Media must be at the front burner of the ca - Date : Sat, 19 Mar 2011 01:16:25 GMT+00:00
Draft Watch: AFC South - ESPN (blog) Tweet this news
ESPN (blog)--Worst choice: Defensive tackle -Amobi Okoye- shows flashes and maybe he somehow works better in the new 3-4 front. But after four seasons, the No. 10 overall pick from 2007 has hardly been the sort of impact player you hope for from such a bi - Date : Thu, 17 Mar 2011 16:01:40 GMT+00:00

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2007 NFL Draft First Round Selections

JaMarcus Russell * Calvin Johnson * Joe Thomas * Gaines Adams * Levi Brown * LaRon Landry * Adrian Peterson * Jamaal Anderson * Ted Ginn, Jr. * Amobi Okoye * Patrick Willis * Marshawn Lynch * Adam Carriker * Darrelle Revis * Lawrence Timmons * Justin Harrell * Jarvis Moss * Leon Hall * Michael Griffin * Aaron Ross * Reggie Nelson * Brady Quinn * Dwayne Bowe * Brandon Meriweather * Jon Beason * Anthony Spencer * Robert Meachem * Joe Staley * Ben Grubbs * Craig Davis * Greg Olsen * Anthony Gonzalez

Houston Texans first-round draft picks

Carr * A. Johnson * Robinson * Babin * T. Johnson * Williams * Okoye * Brown * Cushing * Jackson

Houston Texans 2007 NFL Draft selections

Amobi Okoye * Jacoby Jones * Fred Bennett * Brandon Harrison * Brandon Frye * Kasey Studdard * Zac Diles



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