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Osa Odighizuwa was born on February 10, 1998, he is an American football defensive end for the Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Cowboys in the third round of the 2021 NFL Draft. He played college football at Iowa.



He attended East English Village Preparatory Academy. He contributed to the team qualifying for the state playoffs in three straight years. As a junior, he tallied 53 tackles and 13 sacks, while receiving honorable-mention all-city honors.

He accepted a football scholarship from the University of Iowa. As a redshirt freshman, he was a backup at the defensive end and totaled 2 tackles.



As a sophomore, he appeared in all 13 games as a key reserve player, collecting 35 tackles (9 for loss), 3.5 sacks, 3 quarterback pressures, one interception, one pass breakup, and 3 fumble recoveries (led the team). He had 3 tackles and one sack against the University of Minnesota. He made 5 tackles and one sack against Northwestern University.

He was selected by the Dallas Cowboys in the third round (84th overall) of the 2021 NFL Draft. He signed his four-year rookie contract with Dallas on July 21, 2021.

Contract and Salary

He signed a 4 year, $96,000,000 contract, including a $21,500,000 signing bonus, $70,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $24,000,000.

Net Worth

He has an estimated net worth of between $1 million to $3 million.

Height

He is 6 feet 3 inches tall


Stats

Receiving

YEARTEAMGRECYDSAVGLNGTD1st1st%20+40+
2022Buffalo Bills22027013.5534115532
2021Buffalo Bills17103122511.961106664.1124
2020Buffalo Bills16127153512.15587357.5205
2019Minnesota Vikings1563113017.96664165.1208
2018Minnesota Vikings151021021107594948132
2017Minnesota Vikings146484913.35984265.6143
2016Minnesota Vikings138490310.84634756103
2015Minnesota Vikings135272013.84043159.6131
TOTAL105615765312.4755236058.510528

Rushing

YEARTEAMGATTYDSAVGLNGTD1st1st%20+40+FUM
2022Buffalo Bills2
2021Buffalo Bills17
2020Buffalo Bills161111000000
2019Minnesota Vikings1556112.2270360100
2018Minnesota Vikings1510626.2200330100
2017Minnesota Vikings148131.690112.5000
2016Minnesota Vikings133103.3120133.3000
2015Minnesota Vikings133134.3100133.3000
TOTAL105301605.3270930200

Passing

YEARTEAMGATTCOMPPCTYDSAVGLNGTDINT1st1st%20+SCKSCKYRATE
2022Buffalo Bills2
2021Buffalo Bills170000000012
2020Buffalo Bills16
2019Minnesota Vikings15100000000000039.6
2018Minnesota Vikings15
2017Minnesota Vikings14
2016Minnesota Vikings13
2015Minnesota Vikings13
TOTAL10510000000000122.1

Kick Return

YEARTEAMGRETYDSAVGLNGTD20+40+FCFUM
2022Buffalo Bills2
2021Buffalo Bills17
2020Buffalo Bills16
2019Minnesota Vikings15
2018Minnesota Vikings15
2017Minnesota Vikings14
2016Minnesota Vikings13
2015Minnesota Vikings13122222201000
TOTAL105122222201000

Punt Return

YEARTEAMGRETYDSAVGLNGTD20+40+FCFUM
2022Buffalo Bills2
2021Buffalo Bills17
2020Buffalo Bills16
2019Minnesota Vikings15
2018Minnesota Vikings15
2017Minnesota Vikings14
2016Minnesota Vikings136457.51900010
2015Minnesota Vikings13
TOTAL1056457.51900010

Fumbles

YEARTEAMGFUMLOSTFFOWN FROPP FRTD
2022Buffalo Bills2
2021Buffalo Bills17100
2020Buffalo Bills160
2019Minnesota Vikings15430
2018Minnesota Vikings150001
2017Minnesota Vikings140
2016Minnesota Vikings130
2015Minnesota Vikings130
TOTAL105530100

Defense

YEARTEAMGTotalSoloASTSCKSFTYPDEFINTTDSYDSAVGLNG
2022Buffalo Bills2
2021Buffalo Bills17330000
2020Buffalo Bills16110000
2019Minnesota Vikings15220000
2018Minnesota Vikings15110000
2017Minnesota Vikings14220000
2016Minnesota Vikings13110000
2015Minnesota Vikings13220000
TOTAL1051212000000000

Weight



He is 83 kg