Albert Okwuegbunam plays football professionally and is a tight end for the Denver Broncos of the National Football League. He weighs 119 kg and is 1.96 m tall. He played wide receiver in football when a student at Sacred Heart-Griffin High School. When he entered college, he played college football for the Missouri Tigers at the University of Missouri.
He redshirted his first season at Missouri but played in all 13 of the games in 2017. Over the course of that season, he hauled in 29 passes for 415 yards and 11 touchdowns. He once again made the start for Missouri in 2018, however his season was cut short by an injury. In his nine games, 466 yards, 43 catches, and six touchdowns, he had a successful season.
In his junior year of 2019, he hauled in six touchdowns among his 26 catches over 11 games, which made him the Mizzou receiver with the most touchdown catches. With 26 catches, he had an average receiving yardage of 11.8 and six touchdowns. He decided to forgo his final year of eligibility after the 2019 season and instead declare for the 2020 NFL Draft.
In just 33 games over three seasons, he had 98 catches for 1,187 yards and 23 receiving touchdowns throughout his college career. In the fourth round of the 2020 NFL Draft, the Denver Broncos selected Okwuegbunam with the 118th overall pick. He suffered a hamstring injury in October 2021 and was placed on injured reserve; he was then activated the same month.
What Is Albert Okwuegbunam Jersey Number?
Albert Okwuegbunam wears jersey number 85 for the Denver Broncos team.