Ukeme Eligwe

Linebacker

#54

Experience: 3 years

Height: 6-2

Age: 26

Weight: 239 lbs

College: Georgia Southern

2019 SEASON

  • TCKLS
  • SCK
  • FF
  • INT

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Recent Games

WK OPP RESULT Total Solo AST SCK SFTY PDEF INT YDS AVG LNG TDS FF OPP FR
17 @Broncos L 15 - 16
16 @Chargers W 24 - 17

Career Stats

Defense Career

SEASON TEAM G GS Total Solo AST SCK SFTY PDEF INT YDS AVG LNG TDS FF OPP FR
2017 Kansas City Chiefs 14 1 5 5 0 1 0 0
2018 New York Giants 10 0 7 4 3 0 1 0
TOTAL 24 1 12 9 3 1 0 1 0 0 NaN 0 0 0 0

Biography

Eligwe, a 6-foot-2, 239-pound linebacker, joins the Raiders after spending the season on the Tennessee Titans' and most recently the New York Jets' practice squad. Originally a fifth-round selection (183rd overall) by the Kansas City Chiefs in the 2017 NFL Draft, Eligwe spent his first two seasons with the club and has appeared in 24 games and made one start, totaling 10 tackles (seven solo), one sack and one pass defensed. Eligwe was a standout linebacker throughout his 25 appearances at both Florida State and Georgia Southern, compiling 134 stops (83), 4.5 sacks, one interception, three passes defensed, three forced fumble and one fumble recovery. As a senior in 2016, he started in 11 games and earned All-Sun Belt Honorable Mention and Sun Belt All-Newcomer Team honors after leading the program in tackles (104), tackles for loss (11) and forced fumbles (three).

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