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Ogemdi Nwagbuo
DT #79
Height:
6-5
Weight:
312
College:
Michigan State
Hometown:
Spring Valley, CA
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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Bio

2013 HIGHLIGHTS: Spent preseason with Detroit, and waived in final roster cuts ... Signed with Cincinnati the day after regular-season finale.

Fourth-year pro signed as free agent following regular-season finale ... Has 36 career NFL games played with six starts ... Played for San Diego from 2009-11 and also was with Carolina in ’11 ... Played in one game for Detroit in 2012 and was with the Lions in the 2013 preseason ... Has 44 career tackles, including 1.5 sacks, two passes defensed and a fumble recovery.

2013 HIGHLIGHTS: Spent preseason with Detroit, and waived in final roster cuts ... Signed with Cincinnati the day after regular-season finale.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Signed with N.Y. Giants as college free agent on 5-1-08 ... Waived by Giants on 8-30-08 ... Signed to San Diego practice squad on 12-8-08 ... Signed as free agent with Chargers on 1-16-09 ... Waived by Chargers on 9-3-11 ... Re-signed with Chargers as free agent on 9-13-11 ... Waived by Chargers on 11-1-11 ... Signed as free agent by Carolina on 12-7-11 ... Waived by Panthers on 9-1-12 ... Signed as free agent with Detroit on 12-19-12 ... Waived by Lions on 8-31-13 ... Signed with Cincinnati on 12-30-13.

PREVIOUS SEASONS: 2008—After entering NFL with Giants, waived in final preseason cuts ... Spent final three regular-season games and the postseason on San Diego practice squad.

2009—Played in 12 games with nine starts for Chargers, before being placed Dec. 9 on Reserve/Injured list (ankle) ... Logged 25 tackles, one sack and two passes defensed.

2010—Played in 15 games for San Diego ... Had 24 tackles, including a shared sack, and one fumble recovery.

2011—Waived by San Diego in final preseason cuts, but re-signed after an injury to DE Luis Castillo in Week 1 ... Played in Games 2-5 for Chargers, with six tackles ... Waived by Chargers after Game 8, and signed for Games 13-16 by Carolina, logging four tackles in the four contests, with a start as injury replacement on 1-1-12 at New Orleans.

2012—Waived by Carolina in the team’s final preseason cuts ... Signed by Detroit for season’s final two games, inactive for Game 15 and played (no statistics) in Game 16, Dec. 30 vs. Chicago.

COLLEGE: Played in 2006-07 at Michigan State after playing at Southwestern College in Chula Vista, Calif. ... Played in 25 games with 18 starts for Michigan State ... As MSU senior, had 31 tackles (4.5 for loss), one sack and one fumble recovery.

PERSONAL: Hometown is Spring Valley, Calif. ... Attended Miguel High School ... Graduated from Michigan State with a degree in interdisciplinary studies ... Parents are natives of Lagos, Nigeria ... First name means “my time will come” in Nigerian ... Name is pronounced “oh-GEMM-dee new-WAH-bo.”

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