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David Onyemata

DT

#93

Experience: 7 years

Height: 6-4

Age: 29

Weight: 300 lbs

College: Manitoba (Canada)

2022 SEASON

  • Solo
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  • SCK
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  • FF
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  • INT
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Defense

YEARTEAMGTotalSoloASTSCKSFTYPDEFINTTDSYDSAVGLNG
2021New Orleans Saints11321022200
2020New Orleans Saints154218246.50210333
2019New Orleans Saints15312110301
2018New Orleans Saints163422124.501
2017New Orleans Saints16381820201
2016New Orleans Saints161697000
TOTAL891939895180510333

Fumbles

YEARTEAMGFUMLOSTFFOWN FROPP FRTD
2021New Orleans Saints1100010
2020New Orleans Saints150
2019New Orleans Saints150
2018New Orleans Saints161
2017New Orleans Saints160
2016New Orleans Saints160
TOTAL89001010

Biography

NFL CAREER – Possessing a unique combination of size and speed and the ability to play several positions on the defensive line, this Lagos, Nigeria native earned a spot on New Orleans' defensive line rotation his rookie campaign after enjoying a productive college career north of the border at the University of Manitoba. Onyemata was the first member of the Bisons program to be drafted. Onyemata continued to flourish in 2021 with a formidable Saints defensive front that ranked first in the NFL in red zone defense, starting all 11 games he played in, recording 34 tackles (12 solo), 2.0 sacks and his first career fumble recovery. He signed a three-year contract at the beginning of the 2020 offseason and has developed into a dominant force on New Orleans' defensive front.

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