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Ogemdi Nwagbuo
DT #95
Height:
6-5
Weight:
312
College:
Michigan State
Experience:
4
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 36 44 30 14 1.5 0 2 0 0 0 -- 0
2012 DET 1 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2011 CAR 4 3 2 1 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2011 SD 4 3 2 1 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2010 SD 15 19 14 5 0.5 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2009 SD 12 19 12 7 1 -- 2 -- -- -- -- --

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Biography

TRANSACTIONS:

  • Signed with the Detroit Lions as an unrestricted free agent on December 19, 2012
  • Released from Carolina Panthers on August 31, 2012
  • Signed with the Carolina Panthers as an unrestricted free agent on December 7, 2011
  • Released from the San Diego Chargers on November 1, 2010
  • Re-signed with the San Diego Chargers as an unrestricted free agent on September 13, 2010
  • Released from the San Diego Chargers on September 3, 2010
  • Signed with the San Diego Chargers as an unrestricted free agent on January 16, 2009.
  • Released from the New York Giants on August 30, 2008.
  • Signed with the New York Giants as an unrestricted free agent on May 1, 2008.

PRO: Fourth-year defensive tackle whose career totals include 35 games (six starts), 44 tackles (30 solo), 1.5 sacks, two pass defenses and one fumble recovery.

2012: Joined the Lions defensive line on December 19, 2012.

2011: Played in eight games, four with both the San Diego Chargers and Carolina Panthers, respectively, amassing four tackles. Started at New Orleans (1/1) and recorded two tackles (one solo).

COLLEGE: Played at Michigan State for two seasons after a successful two-year stint at Southwestern College in Chula Vista, Calif. that led to a scholarship from the Spartans.

  • Earned second-team All-Foothill Conference at Southwestern as a sophomore in 2005.
  • Majored in interdisciplinary studies in social science-human resources.

PERSONAL:

  • Played his high school football at Mt. Miguel High School in Spring Valley, Calif.
  • Completed an internship in player development at the NFL headquarters in New York City and another with J Public Relations, an all-female PR firm in San Diego.

Recent Articles

Recent Videos

  • Caldwell on being a leader in the community

    (2:02) Posted Apr 17, 2014

    Head coach Jim Caldwell talks to the media following his keynote speech for an event hosted by the United Auto Workers and Ford Motor Company.

  • Inside the Detroit Lions draft room

    (4:13) By NFL.com - Posted Apr 17, 2014

    Charles Davis and Daniel Jeremiah take an in-depth look at the Detroit Lions most significant draft needs and project potential first and second round selections.

  • Town Hall Meeting

    (2:35) Posted Apr 15, 2014

    New head coach Jim Caldwell got the chance to catch up with season ticket members during the exclusive Town Hall Meeting at Ford Field.

  • Caldwell on Suh's absence

    (10:20) Posted Apr 10, 2014

    Head coach Jim Caldwell on Ndamukong Suh's absence, Matthew Stafford's mental toughness and implementing a new system.

  • Ihedigbo on playing in Detroit

    (6:58) Posted Apr 10, 2014

    S James Ihedigbo on earning a Super Bowl ring, playing in Detroit and leadership.

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