Romeo Okwara

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Romeo Okwara
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Okwara in 2016
No. 78 – New York Giants
Position: Outside Linebacker
Personal information
Born: (1995-06-17) June 17, 1995 (age 23)
Charlotte, North Carolina
Height: 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Weight: 275 lb (125 kg)
Career information
High school: Charlotte (NC) Ardrey Kell
College: Notre Dame
Undrafted: 2016
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career NFL statistics as of 2017
Total tackles: 28
Sacks: 1.0
Forced fumbles: 0
Fumble recoveries: 0
Player stats at

Romeo Blue Okwara (born June 17, 1995) is an American football outside linebacker for the New York Giants of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Notre Dame and signed with the Giants as an undrafted free agent in 2016.

Professional career[edit]

Okwara signed with the New York Giants as an undrafted free agent on May 6, 2016.[1] Okwara made his first start replacing Jason Pierre-Paul in a 10-7 victory over the Dallas Cowboys on December 11, 2016.[2]

On October 17, 2017, Okwara was placed on injured reserve with a knee sprain.[3] He was activated off injured reserve to the active roster on December 19, 2017.[4]


  1. ^ Eisen, Michael (May 6, 2016). "Giants sign four draft picks & 14 undrafted free agents". Archived from the original on August 3, 2017. Retrieved September 24, 2017. 
  2. ^ "Undrafted free agent Romeo Okwara making Giant impression in preseason". August 30, 2016. 
  3. ^ Eisen, Michael (October 17, 2017). "Giants place DE Romeo Okwara on IR, claim LB Nigel Harris off waivers". 
  4. ^ Eisen, Michael (December 19, 2017). "Giants activate DE Romeo Okwara". 

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