PRO:Joined the Lions July 31, 2010 and is a significant special teams contributor. Career stats include: 73 games played and 52 special teams tackles and 4 tackles on defense. Also has 2 forced fumbles and 1 fumble recovery.
2011: Serves as a back-up linebacker and key special teams player.
2010: Serves as a backup linebacker and on special teams. He is second on the team with 10 special teams tackles so far this season.
2009: Recorded 12 special teams stops with 9 solo over 16 games played.
2008: Saw action in all 16 games and tallied 8 special teams tackles, all unassisted, tying for third on the team.
2007: Played in 10 games at linebacker and on special teams collecting 11 solo tackles and an assist. Was inactive for the first four weeks of the season and during Weeks 10 and 11.
2006: Saw action in 12 games, contributing on special teams.
2005: Spent the first seven weeks of the season on the Raiders practice squad after being signed (9/6) and was promoted to the active roster (10/28). Played in the final 10 games of the season exclusively on special teams, finishing the year with 8 tackles (7 solo).
COLLEGE: Walked on as a wide receiver at the University of Virginia in 2002.
PERSONAL: Born in Nigeria and lived throughout much of Africa, China and London while his mother worked for the United Nations.
EKEJIUBA'S SINGLE-GAME BESTS:
Need something to do on the Lions bye weekend? Tori Petry gives you a look at the Henry Ford Museum's new "Gridiron Glory: The Best of the Pro Football Hall of Fame" exhibit on display this fall.
Lions Head Coach Jim Caldwell joined the set on the "Lions in London" show in Trafalgar Square to talk about the week of practice in Pennyhill and dealing with injuries.
Tom Leyden and Rob Rubick take a look back at the history of bringing American football to the UK on the "Lions in London" show from Trafalgar Square.
Detroitlions.com reporter Tori Petry joined the set of the "Lions in London" show in Trafalgar Square to talk about moving an entire NFL team to the UK for a week and test some Lions players on their UK knowledge.
WXYZ Channel 7 Vice President and General Manager Ed Fernandez and Shinola President Jacques Panis joined the set of the "Lions in London" show in Trafalgar Square to talk about bringing Channel 7 and Shinola to London.