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Earl Okine

Earl Okine

American football player, defensive end
Earl Okine
The basics

Quick Facts

Intro American football player, defensive end
Is American football player
From United States of America
Type Sports
Gender male
Birth 1 April 1990, Gainesville, Alachua County, Florida, USA
Age 30 years
Star sign Aries
Stats
Height: 78 in
Weight: 290 lbs
Education
University of Florida
Sports Teams
Florida Gators football
Orlando Predators
Brooklyn Bolts
Indianapolis Colts
Calgary Stampeders
Orlando Apollos
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Biography

Earl James Okine (born January 4, 1990) is an American football defensive end for the Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League (CFL). He attended the University of Florida and signed with the Houston Texans as an undrafted free agent in 2013. Okine has also been a member of the CFL's Calgary Stampeders, the Arena Football League's Orlando Predators, the Fall Experimental Football League's Brooklyn Bolts, the NFL's Indianapolis Colts, Kansas City Chiefs and Detroit Lions, and the AAF's Orlando Apollos.

High school & college

Okine played football and basketball for Gainesville High School. In football, he earned a Third-team Class 5A all-state selection as a senior. He dressed for 6 games in 2008 while with the Florida Gators, but did not appear and decided to redshirt that year. From 2009 to 2012 recorded 27 tackles, 1 sack, and 1 blocked field goal.

Professional career

Houston Texans

Okine signed as an undrafted free agent with the Houston Texans in May 2013. He was cut before the start of the season.

Calgary Stampeders

He then spent 1 month with the Calgary Stampeders of the Canadian Football League (CFL), but did not appear in any games.

Orlando Predators

In 2014, Okine played for the Orlando Predators of the Arena Football League (AFL) and recorded 5.5 sacks in 16 games.

Brooklyn Bolts

He then played for the Brooklyn Bolts of the newly-formed Fall Experimental Football League.

Indianapolis Colts

On March 3, 2015, Okine signed with the Indianapolis Colts. He appeared in 3 games for the Colts, making 1 tackle, and was waived on October 1. He signed to the Colts' practice squad on October 5. On December 21 he was signed to the active roster. On September 3, 2016, he was waived by the Colts as part of final roster cuts.

Kansas City Chiefs

On September 9, 2016, Okine was signed to the Chiefs' practice squad. He spent time on and off the Chiefs' practice squad throughout the season before signing a reserve/future contract with the team on January 19, 2017.

On September 2, 2017, Okine was waived by the Chiefs.

Detroit Lions

On September 4, 2017, Okine was signed to the Detroit Lions' practice squad. He was released on September 22, 2017.

Arizona Cardinals

On September 26, 2017, Okine was signed to the Arizona Cardinals' practice squad.

Orlando Apollos

Okine signed with the Orlando Apollos of the Alliance of American Football for the 2019 season. In 8 games played with his second Orlando based team, Okine made 17 tackles 5 sacks, 11 quarterback hits, and an interception.

Saskatchewan Roughriders

After the AAF ceased operations in April 2019, Okine signed with the practice roster for the Saskatchewan Roughriders of the Canadian Football League on July 14, 2019. He was promoted to the active roster on July 19. Okine recorded 3 tackles and scored a defensive touchdown during 6 games played, but was released on October 14th.

The contents of this page are sourced from Wikipedia article on 12 Jul 2020. The contents are available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license.
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