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Alex Okafor

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#57

Experience: 6 years

Height: 6-4

Age: 27

Weight: 261 lbs

College: Texas

2018 SEASON

  • TCKLS
    4
  • SCK
    0
  • FF
    0
  • INT
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WK OPP RESULT Total Comb AST SCK SFTY PDEF INT YDS AVG LNG TDS FF OPP FR
2 Browns W 21 - 18 2 3 1 0 0 0
1 Buccaneers L 40 - 48 2 2 0 0 0 0

Career Stats

Defense Career

SEASON TEAM G GS Total Comb AST SCK SFTY PDEF INT YDS AVG LNG TDS FF OPP FR
2013 Arizona Cardinals 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014 Arizona Cardinals 13 12 28 30 2 8 0 3 1 26 26 26 0 0 0
2015 Arizona Cardinals 13 13 25 31 6 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
2016 Arizona Cardinals 15 0 10 13 3 3.5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
2017 New Orleans Saints 10 10 27 43 16 4.5 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
2018 New Orleans Saints 2 2 4 5 1 0 0 0
TOTAL 54 37 95 123 28 18 0 8 1 26 26 26 0 3 2

Biography

NFL CAREER – A versatile player who has the ability to rush the passer, set the edge on run plays or drop into pass coverage, Alex Okafor came to New Orleans after spending the first four seasons of his NFL career with the Arizona Cardinals, who originally picked him in the fourth round of the 2013 NFL Draft (103rd overall) out of the University of Texas. In his first season in New Orleans Okafor had his best season as a pro, in only 10 games, he posted 43 tackles (27 solo), 4.5 sacks, four passes defensed and 2 forced fumbles before an Achilles injury caused him to miss the rest of the season. Overall in 52 career appearances with 35 starts he has posted 143 tackles (80 solo), 18 sacks for a loss of 126.5 yards, one interception, nine passes defensed, three forced fumbles, one fumble recovery, three special teams tackles and one fumble recovery on coverage units.

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