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A rookie fifth-round draft pick out of Notre Dame, Kareem has been touted by scouts as a long, athletic and technically sound lineman ... Team captain in college and the son of a high school defensive line coach, and known for his leadership, effort and intelligence on the field ... Spent four seasons (2016-19) at Notre Dame, and was a full-time starter as a 3-4 DE his final two seasons ... Appeared in 43 career games (26 starts) for the Fighting Irish, and compiled 26 career tackles for losses, including 13 sacks, with four FFs, two FRs and eight pass breakups.
Fifth-Rounder Khalid Kareem Hopes To Paint The Edges
Even though Khalid Kareem signed his first NFL contract Thursday, he could paint you a picture why football doesn't define him. In fact, the Bengals rookie defensive end already did in one of his last official acts before leaving Notre Dame in December. "I don't have a name for it," Kareem mused Thursday of his massive oil painting that combines elements of the six art classes he took while playing at South Bend. "I wanted to show there's more to me than just football."
Bengals Sign Fifth-Round Pick Khalid Kareem
The Bengals signed DE Khalid Kareem, the team's fifth-round pick in the 2020 NFL Draft. Kareem (6-4, 268) spent the last four seasons (2016-19) at the University of Notre Dame. He played in 43 career games (26 starts), and compiled 109 career tackles, including 13 sacks, along with four FFs, two FRs and eight pass breakups.
Bengals Raft of 'A' Draft Grades Courtesy of Captain's 'C'
The Joe Burrow Draft is in the books and fittingly it seems to be as much about intelligence and intangibles as much as it is innate physical talent. They'll have to start calling Bengals director of player personnel Duke Tobin "Captain Obvious." After Burrow, they drafted five more captains and, naturally, the last one, Purdue linebacker Markus Bailey, is a co-captain pursuing his master's in leadership to end a draft CBS made them the big winner, and The Sporting News gave them an A-plus while USA Today, Sports Illustrated and SB Nation all weighed in at A-minus.