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An image from the Aug. 25, 2018 Texans preseason away game against the Los Angeles Rams.  The Texans lost 20-21.

Duke Ejiofor

OLB

#53

Experience: 2 years

Height: 6-4

Age: 24

Weight: 255 lbs

College: Wake Forest

2019 SEASON

  • TCKLS
  • SCK
  • FF
  • INT

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Biography

TRANSACTIONS: Selected by the Houston Texans with the third pick of the sixth round (177th overall) in the 2018 NFL Draft.

2018 (Houston 11/0; 1/0):

Finished with eight total tackles (six solo), 1.0 sack, two passes defensed, two quarterback hits, one tackle for loss and one fumble recovery in 11 games as a rookie

Inactive Week 1 at New England (9/9)

Recorded three total tackles (two solo) and brought down Titans QB Blaine Gabbert for his first career sack in his NFL debut at Tennessee (9/16)

Became only the fifth player in franchise history to record a sack in his first career game

Contributed on defense and special teams vs. the N.Y. Giants (9/23)

Finished with two solo stops, one quarterback hit and his first career fumble recovery at Indianapolis (9/30)

Contributed on defense vs. Dallas (10/7)

Notched his first career pass defensed vs. Buffalo (10/14)

Recorded two total tackles (one solo) at Jacksonville (10/21)

Contributed on defense and special teams, and recorded one special teams tackle vs. Miami (10/25)

Registered one pass defensed at Denver (11/4)

Inactive Weeks 11-13

Contributed on defense and special teams vs. Indianapolis (12/9)

Appeared on defense and special teams at the N.Y. Jets (12/15)

Contributed on special teams at Philadelphia (12/23)
Tallied one solo tackle and contributed on special teams vs. Jacksonville (12/30)

Recorded one solo tackle and two quarterback hits in his postseason debut in the Wild Card Round vs. Indianapolis (1/5)

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