Azeez Ojulari plays professional football as an outside linebacker for the New York Giants of the National Football League. He weighs 109 kilograms and stands 1.9 meters tall. He had 118 tackles and 11 sacks as a senior at Marietta High School before tearing his ACL. He was selected for the 2018 U.S. Army All-American Bowl and was a four-star prospect out of high school.
In order to play collegiate football for the Georgia Bulldogs, he chose to enroll at the University of Georgia. He took part in two Georgia games during his first season there. As a redshirt freshman in 2019, he played in all 14 games, starting 13 of them, and finished with 36 tackles and 5.5 sacks.
At the team’s post-season awards gala in 2019, he received two accolades. He took part in every game and recorded 36 total stops, including a team-best 5.5 sacks and a team-high 34 quarterback pressures. He started in 2020, earned a spot on the second team All-SEC, and was voted the Peach Bowl’s defensive MVP in 2021. His area of study was sport management.
The 50th pick overall in the 2021 NFL Draft went to the New York Giants, who chose Ojulari in the second round. In May 2021, he agreed to a rookie deal worth $4 million. He surpassed B. J. Hill to set a new record for the most sacks by a rookie for the New York Giants, finishing the season with 8. Oct. saw the placement of him on injured reserve.
Who Are Azeez Ojulari Parents?
Monsuru Ojulari and Bolalne Ojulari are the parents of professional football player, Azeez Ojulari. His parents are from Nigeria.