Wednesday, 6 May 2015

Cedric Ogbuehi

Cedric Ogbuehi, born April 25, 1992 is an American football offensive tackle for the Cincinnati Bengals of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Texas A&M.

Ogbuehi attended Allen High School in Allen, Texas, where he was a two-time all-state selection. In his junior year, Ogbuehi was the best blocker for an offense that averaged 36.1 points and 225 rushing yards per game, finishing the season 15–1 with a UIL state championship. As a senior, Ogbuehi helped lead the way for an Allen offense that averaged over 466 yards per game, allowing just one sack. He was an Associated Press second-team all-state pick and unanimous first-team all-district honoree. He played in the 2010 U.S. Army All-American Bowl.

As a senior in 2014, he received first team All-America honors from the Walter Camp Football Foundation. As early as May 2014, Ogbuehi was projected a high first-round selection in the 2015 NFL Draft by various mock drafts. Despite tearing his ACL in his final college football game, on April 30th 2015 he was selected 21st in the 2015 NFL 1st round draft by the Cincinnati Bengals.

Sources: Wikipedia, Cincy Jungle (Photo), NFL, CBS Sports

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