28 Facts About Amen Ogbongbemiga


Amen Ogbongbemiga is a Nigerian gridiron football linebacker for the Los Angeles Chargers of the National Football League.

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Amen Ogbongbemiga was born on September 4,1998, in Lagos, Nigeria.

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Amen Ogbongbemiga's family moved to Houston, Texas, in 2003 and to Calgary in 2011.

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Amen Ogbongbemiga went to high school at Notre Dame in Calgary before moving back to the United States.

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Amen Ogbongbemiga was named first-team all-district and team MVP his senior year.

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Amen Ogbongbemiga helped his team achieve 37 consecutive victories, near the all-time Canadian record.

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Amen Ogbongbemiga attended college at Oklahoma State University from 2016 to 2021.

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Amen Ogbongbemiga was named first-team academic all-Big 12 after his freshman season, posting 16 tackles and 13 solo stops while playing in 12 games.

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Amen Ogbongbemiga was credited with tackles for loss in games against South Alabama and Baylor.

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Amen Ogbongbemiga was credited with one quarterback hurry during the season.

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Amen Ogbongbemiga played in all 13 games as a sophomore, logging 12 tackles, three for loss, 1.

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Amen Ogbongbemiga matched that statistic against South Alabama as well.

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Amen Ogbongbemiga was named team captain during both the Oklahoma, and South Alabama games.

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Amen Ogbongbemiga had an important blocked punt in an Oklahoma State win over Boise State.

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Amen Ogbongbemiga led all Oklahoma State special teams players with six tackles.

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Amen Ogbongbemiga was awarded the OSU Outstanding Special Teams Player award as well as named first-team academic all-Big 12 following the season.

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Amen Ogbongbemiga was voted team captain for the 2019 season and performed well, finishing the season ranked sixth in the Big 12 with 100 tackles.

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Amen Ogbongbemiga recorded his first career interception late in a win over Iowa State.

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Amen Ogbongbemiga was team captain in games against Oklahoma, Baylor, and Tulsa.

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Amen Ogbongbemiga ended the season gaining Second-team All-Big 12 and First-team Academic All-Big 12 honors, as well as the Leslie O'Neal award, for the best defensive player on the team.

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Amen Ogbongbemiga remained the team captain for his senior season, leading OSU in tackles in six of its eleven games.

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Amen Ogbongbemiga was a semifinalist for the Lott IMPACT Trophy, an honorable mention for defensive player of the year, a First-team All-Academic selection for the fourth straight year, and a Second-team All-Big 12 selection for the second consecutive year.

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Amen Ogbongbemiga started every game and was the game captain in games against Kansas, Oklahoma, Baylor, and Miami.

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Amen Ogbongbemiga finished the season with 81 tackles, only one shy of their 2020 leader Malcolm Rodriguez.

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Amen Ogbongbemiga led the Cowboys in tackles in the games against West Virginia, Kansas, Texas, Kansas State, Texas Tech, and TCU.

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Amen Ogbongbemiga was named Big 12 Player of the Week following the game.

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Amen Ogbongbemiga chose to forgo remaining eligibility and instead declare for the NFL Draft.

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Amen Ogbongbemiga made the final roster as a rookie and appeared in 15 games, recording 26 tackles.

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