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Josh Okonye
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Height:
6-0
Weight:
200
College:
Purdue
Hometown:
Sugar Land, TX
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Biography

Joins the Lions’ secondary as an undrafted rookie free agent out of Purdue.

MANE FACTS

  • Pronunciation: oh-CONE-yay

TRANSACTIONS

  •   Signed by the Detroit Lions as an undrafted rookie free agent on May 14, 2018.

PRO

Joins the Lions’ secondary as an undrafted rookie free agent out of Purdue.

COLLEGE

Began his college career at Wake Forest (2013-16) before transferring to Purdue as a graduate transfer in 2017, appearing in 50 total games.

2017: Started all 13 games at Purdue, and finished with 57 tackles (41 solo), one sack and 10 pass defenses.

2016: Played in all 13 games, and registered 36 tackles (21 solo), three pass defenses and one recovered fumble.

2015: Appeared in all 12 games, and finished the season with 15 tackles (12 solo) and one sack.

2014: Appeared in all 12 games, and recorded 14 tackles (12 solo) on the season.

2013: Redshirted as a true freshman.

PERSONAL

Attended George Ranch High School.

  • Son of John and Philo Okonye.

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