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Amobi Okoye was born on 10 June, 1987 in Anambra, Nigeria, is a Nigerian American football defensive tackle. Discover Amobi Okoye's Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is He in this year and how He spends money? Also learn how He earned most of networth at the age of 33 years old?

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Age 34 years old
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Born 10 June 1987
Birthday 10 June
Birthplace Anambra, Nigeria
Nationality Nigeria

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In July 2016, Okoye signed a contract with the Saskatchewan Roughriders of the Canadian Football League (CFL), and was placed on the team's suspended (inactive) list. His contract with the team expired in February 2017.


On April 8, 2015, Okoye was released by the Cowboys.


After having missed the 2013 NFL season due to what was referred to at the time as an "undisclosed medical issue", Okoye signed with the Dallas Cowboys on May 16, 2014. On August 14, 2014, more details were revealed regarding his medical situation. Okoye had been diagnosed in March 2013 with anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis and had been placed in a medically induced coma to stabilize recurring seizures. He was cleared by doctors to play again, and is the first football player to attempt to come back from the disease.


Okoye was born in Anambra State, Nigeria, a member of the Igbo ethnic group. He moved to Huntsville, Alabama in the United States when he was 12 years old. After only spending two weeks in middle school, he tested into the 9th grade. He first started playing football as a sophomore at Lee High School, knowing virtually nothing about the game before his high school coach suggested he go play Madden NFL football to learn. By the time he was a senior, he won first-team All-State honors as both a defensive lineman and offensive lineman. Because he shares the same surname as former Kansas City Chiefs fullback Christian Okoye, some sources have claimed that the two are related. Amobi says they are not related, but the two families live on adjoining land in Nigeria.

Okoye signed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on April 7, 2012. He was released by the team on August 31, before the start of the 2012 NFL season.

Okoye returned to the Bears on August 31, 2012, and signed a one-year contract on September 3. He was waived on November 27, but was brought back on December 12. During the 2012 Chicago Bears season, Okoye played in nine games, recording one sack, one forced fumble, and 12 combined tackles.


On July 30, 2011, after four seasons in Houston, he was released.

Okoye signed with the Chicago Bears on July 30, 2011. During the 2011 Chicago Bears season, Okoye played 16 games with one start, recording four sacks and 27 combined tackles.


Okoye was drafted by the Houston Texans in the first round of the 2007 NFL draft. He's still the youngest player to ever be drafted in the first round of the NFL Draft at only 19 years 10 months 18 days old. Tremaine Edmunds became the second youngest at 19 years 11 months 26 days old, in 2018. The only two teenagers drafted. He was the highest draft pick to come out of the University of Louisville since the AFL-NFL merger.

Okoye was named Defensive Rookie of the Month for September 2007 after leading the AFC with four sacks. He is the youngest player ever to receive the award.


As a senior in 2006, Okoye finally started all 13 games. In those 13 games, he registered 55 tackles, eight sacks, and recovered three fumbles. Okoye garnered Associated Press Second-Team All-American honors and first-team All-Big East honors. As the NCAA's youngest senior at 19 years old, Okoye garnered first-round draft status during the season.


In his junior season of 2005, he recorded 23 tackles and four tackles for a loss. In the biggest game of the year, against the West Virginia Mountaineers, Okoye recorded four tackles. He missed the Florida Atlantic matchup due to a foot sprain. Against Kentucky, Okoye registered two tackles and a fumble recovery. Okoye also totaled three tackles against South Florida.


Amobi Okoye (born June 10, 1987) is a former Nigerian player of American football. He was drafted by the Houston Texans tenth overall in the 2007 NFL Draft. He played college football at Louisville.


Okoye signed a five-year deal with the Texans on July 26, which allowed him to begin training camp with his teammates the next day. With his first start, Okoye became the youngest player to appear in an NFL game since 1967.