Veteran defensive back enters his 10th season in the NFL and his first campaign with the Black and Gold. Has played in 113 career games with 99 starts. Career totals include 481 tackles (416 solo), 10 INTs, including one returned for a TD, 78 passes defensed, six forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries.
NFL CAREER – Veteran defensive back enters his 10th season in the NFL and his first campaign with the Black and Gold. Has played in 113 career games with 99 starts. Career totals include 481 tackles (416 solo), 10 INTs, including one returned for a TD, 78 passes defensed, six forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries. In 2020, went to training camp with the Raiders and spent the second half of the season on the Cardinals practice squad. In 2019, started all 15 contests he appeared in for Chicago, totaling 53 tackles (44), 10 passes defensed, a forced fumble and a recovery.
CAREER TRANSACTIONS – Signed by New Orleans, 8/2/21; Signed to Arizona practice squad, 10/13/20; Contract terminated by Las Vegas, 8/31/20; Signed by Raiders, 5/13/20; Contract terminated by Bears, 2/21/20; Re-signed by the Bears to a three-year contract, 3/14/18; Signed by Chicago to a one-year contract, 3/10/17; Signed by Jaguars to a one-year contract, 3/11/16; Placed by the Giants on Reserve/Injured, 11/5/14; Fifth-year option exercised by New York, 5/1/14; Re-signed to a one-year contract by New Orleans (RFA), 4/23/19; Signed to a four-year contract by New York, 8/4/11; Selected by the New York Giants in the first round (19th overall) of the 2011 NFL Draft.
2020 – Went to training camp with Raiders and spent the second half of season on Arizona practice squad. 2019 – Started 15 games in final season in Chicago and totaled 53 tackles (44 solo), ten passes defensed, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery...(9/5) vs. GB: Tallied three tackles (two) and two passes defensed...(9/15) at Den.: Recorded season-high seven tackles...(9/23) at Was.: Registered three tackles and a pass defensed...(9/29) vs. Min.: Posted two tackles, a pass defense and a forced fumble...(10/6) at Oak.: Recorded four tackles and a fumble recovery...(10/20) vs. NO: Totaled six tackles (four) and a pass defensed...(11/3) at Phi.: Posted four tackles, including one for loss and a pass defensed...(11/24) vs. NYG: Totaled four tackles and a pass defense...(12/15) at GB: Notched a tackle. 2018 – Started 15 games for Bears and compiled 66 tackles (57 solo), three interceptions, 12 passes defensed and two forced fumbles... (9/9) at GB: Posted five tackles (four)...(9/17) vs Sea.: Tallied four tackles, an INT and two passes defensed...Scored first career TD on a 49-yard return...(10/14) at Mia.: Posted two tackles...(10/21) vs. NE: Registered four tackles (three), including one for loss...(11/11) vs. Det.: Recorded eight tackles, while adding an INT, two passes defensed and two forced fumbles...(11/18) vs. Min.: Tied career-high with eight tackles and added a pass defense...(12/2) at NYG: Posted five tackles (four) and a pass defense...(12/9) vs. LAR: Registered six tackles (five) and his third INT of season. Tied career-high with three passes defensed...(12/16) vs. GB: Tallied four tackles and a pass defense...Postseason: (1/6/19) vs. Phi.: Posted a pass defense in NFC Wildcard. 2017 – Appeared in 14 games with 12 starts in first season in Chicago, totaling 48 tackles (45 solo), seven passes defensed and a fumble recovery...(9/24) vs. Pit.: Tallied three tackles (two) and two passes defensed…(10/22) vs. Car.: Totaled four tackles and a pass defensed…(10/29) at NO: Posted two tackles... (11/12) vs. GB: Made a tackle...(11/26) at Phi.: Tallied five tackles and two passes defensed...(12/10) at Cin.: Recorded season-high six solo tackles...Added a pass defensed...(12/24) vs. Cle.: Posted two tackles and a fumble recovery. 2016 – Appeared in 14 games with 12 starts in his lone season with the Jaguars in 2016, recording 49 tackles (46 solo) and six passes defensed...Sept. 11 vs. Green Bay, made first start at right cornerback, totaling two tackles and one pass defensed...Oct. 23 vs. Oakland, Posted season-high seven tackles...Oct. 27, at Tennessee, Made four tackles...Nov. 27 at Buffalo, posted five tackles...Dec. 24 vs. Tennessee, recorded season-high two passes defensed, also adding two tackles. 2015 – Played in 11 games with 10 starts in his final season with the Giants, tallying 63 tackles (55 solo), an interception, nine passes defensed, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery…Missed five games with a pectoral injury...Sept. 13, at Dallas, recorded eight tackles…Sept. 20 vs. Atlanta, posted four tackles and one pass defensed... Sept. 24, vs. Washington, tallied eight tackles, a season-high three passes defensed and one interception…Oct. 4, at Buffalo, totaled six tackles (five), two passes defensed, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery…Nov. 29, at Washington, notched four tackles (three solo)…Dec. 6, vs. N.Y. Jets, posted five tackles (four)…Dec. 14, at Miami, recorded five tackles…Dec. 20, vs. Carolina, rallied seven tackles and two passes defensed…1/3/16 vs. Philadelphia, posted four tackles. 2014 – Started the first eight games before being placed on Reserve/Injured for (torn right bicep)...Registered 46 tackles (37 solo) and a career-high three interceptions, tied for second on team…In season opener on Sept. 8 at Detroit, recorded eight tackles (four solo) and added two passes defensed…Sept. 14, vs. Arizona, registered a season-high nine tackles (eight) and chipped in one pass defensed…Sept. 21 vs. Houston, tallied six tackles (four solo), an interception returned 28 yards and one pass defense…Sept. 25, at Washington, recorded three tackles, one interception returned for 38 yards and one pass defense…Oct. 5 vs. Atlanta, posted four tackles (three solo)...Oct. 12 at Philadelphia, totaled six tackles (five solo)...Oct. 19 at Dallas, totaled seven tackles and third interception. 2013 – Finished fourth on Giants with 85 tackles (76 solo) and second with 13 passes defensed...Added a interception and two forced fumbles…Sept. 8 at Dallas, posted four tackles and a pass defensed...Sept. 15 vs. Denver, recorded season-high 10 tackles, a pass defensed and first career forced fumble...Sept. 22 at Carolina , tallied six tackles (four solo) and a pass defense…Sept. 29 at Kansas City, totaled three tackles (two), an INT and two passes defensed…Oct. 6, vs. Philadelphia, made three tackles…Oct. 27 at Philadelphia, recorded five tackles and a forced fumble...Nov. 17 vs. Green Bay, logged six tackles...Nov. 24 vs. Dallas, tallied six stops and a pass defense...Dec. 1 at Washington, recorded five tackles (two) and two passes defensed...Dec. 15 at Seattle, totaled four tackles and two passes defensed...Dec. 29 vs. Washington, tallied five tackles (four) and two passes defensed. 2012 – Played in 13 games with 11 starts, totaling 57 tackles (44 solo), one interception and six passes defensed…Sept. 20 at Carolina, made first career start and posted a tackle…Sept. 30 at Philadelphia, recorded five tackles (three solo) and one pass defensed…Oct. 21 vs. Washington, tallied six tackles (five solo), an interception and a career-high three passes defensed…Oct. 28 at Dallas, totaled eight tackles (six solo) and one pass defensed…Nov. 11 vs. Cincinnati, recorded 10 tackles (seven soloe)…Nov. 25 vs. Green Bay, notched three tackles…Dec. 3 at Washington, logged seven tackles (five solo)...Dec 9 vs. New Orleans, made two tackles...Dec. 30 vs. Philadelphia, posted four tackles 2011 – Appeared in final seven regular season games and all four postseason contests...Finished regular season with 14 tackles, an interception, two passes defensed and one fumble recovery...Nov. 20 vs. Philadelphia, made NFL debut. Tallied five tackles, two passes defensed and his first career interception…Nov. 28 at New Orleans, made one tackle…Dec. 4 vs. Green Bay, posted two tackles…Dec. 11 at Dallas, recorded four tackles…Dec. 18 vs. Washington, notched two tackles…Postseason: 1/8/12 vs. Atlanta, posted two tackles (one solo)...In Super Bowl XLVI, 2/5/12, against New England: Made one tackle in the Super Bowl victory.
COLLEGE – Played four seasons (2007-10) at Nebraska, appearing in 49 games with 31 starts...Totaled 161 tackles (100 solo), five interceptionss, 26 passes defensed, four sacks, three forced fumbles and a fumble recovery...As senior, named a unanimous All-America and All-Big 12 Conference first team. Earned Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year, joining Ndamukong Suh and Grant Wistrom as the only Cornhuskers to win award...Made 14 starts and ranked sixth on team with 59 tackles, including a sack...As junior, tallied 64 tackles, two sacks, a team-high 11 passes defensed and five INTs, second on team...In 2008, played 13 games and totaled 34 tackles (21), one sack, three passes defensed and two fumble recoveries...As a freshman in 2007, appeared in eight games and recorded four tackles.
PERSONAL – Attended Apollo (Glendale, Ari.)...Named the state player of the year by the Arizona Republic...Played running back and defensive back...Rushed for 3,389 yards and 50 TDs final two seasons, adding 664 receiving yards...Posted 125 tackles and two INTs...Helped basketball team win three straight Class 4A state titles... Lettered in track and field, where he won the Class 4A state title in 100-meter and 200-meter dashes as senior...Is of royal bloodline in Nigeria, as great grandfather was King of the Awo-Omamma in Iwo State of Nigeria...Has five sisters whose names are Princess, Precious, Promise, Peace and Passionate...Last name pronounced ah-MOO-kah-MAIR-rah.