PLAYER
Earl Okine
DE
Height:
6-6
Weight:
290
College:
Florida
Hometown:
Gainesville, FL
Experience:
1
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 5 5 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- 0
2015 IND 5 5 4 1 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
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Biography

Comes to Detroit after most recently spending time with the Kansas City Chiefs in the 2017 preseason. In 2016, he was a member of the Chiefs practice squad following one season with the Indianapolis Colts (2015). Originally signed as an undrafted rookie free agent with the Houston Texans in 2013.

MANE FACTS

  • Pronunciation: OH-kyne

TRANSACTIONS

  • Signed by the Detroit Lions to the practice squad on September 4, 2017.
  • Released by the Chiefs on September 2, 2017.
  • Signed by the Chiefs on January 17, 2017.
  • Signed by the Chiefs to the practice squad on November 24, 2016.
  • Released by the Chiefs from the practice squad on November 9, 2016.
  • Signed by the Chiefs to the practice squad on November 9, 2016.
  • Released by the Chiefs from the practice squad on October 27, 2016.
  • Signed by the Chiefs to the practice squad on September 9, 2016.
  • Released by the Colts on September 3, 2016.
  • Signed by the Colts to the active roster from the practice squad on December 21, 2015.
  • Signed by the Colts to the practice squad on October 5, 2015.
  • Released by the Colts on October 1, 2013.
  • Signed by the Indianapolis Colts on March 3, 2015.
  • Released by the Texans on August 27, 2013.
  • Signed by the Houston Texans as an undrafted rookie free agent on May 10, 2013.

PRO

Comes to Detroit after most recently spending time with the Kansas City Chiefs in the 2017 preseason. In 2016, he was a member of the Chiefs practice squad following one season with the Indianapolis Colts (2015). Originally signed as an undrafted rookie free agent with the Houston Texans in 2013.

2016: Spent the season as a member of the Kansas City Chiefs practice squad.

2015: Saw action in five games for the Colts in a reserve role. Compiled five total tackles (four solo).

  • Made his NFL debut in Week 1 against the Buffalo Bills. (Sept. 13)

2013: Entered the League as an undrafted rookie free agent with the Houston Texans, was released prior to the start of the NFL season.

COLLEGE

Saw action in 41 career games for the Florida Gators. Had 27 tackles, 2.5 tackles for loss, and one sack in his career.

2012: Appeared in all 13 games for the Gators. Finished the season with 12 tackles, and had one blocked field goal.

2011: Saw action in 13 games for Florida. Recorded eight tackles, one tackle for loss, and one pass defense.

2010: Played in 11 games and contributed on special teams for the Gators. Totaled five tackles, including his first career sack.

2009: Appeared in five games on the season in a reserve role, tallying two tackles.

2008: Redshirted.

PERSONAL

Attended Gainesville High School (Gainesville, Fla.).

  • Competed at the Offense-Defense All-American Bowl in Miami, where he garnered Defensive MVP honors with 3.5 sacks.
  •  Collected 84 tackles with 11 sacks his senior year and caught 15 passes as a tight end.
  • Third-team all-state selection and first-team all-area honoree as a junior.
  • Also played basketball while in high school.

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