Chuma Edoga was born on May 25, 1997, he is an American football offensive tackle for the New York Jets of the National Football League (NFL).
He played college football at USC and was drafted by the Jets in the third round of the 2019 NFL.
Edoga was drafted by the New York Jets in the third round (92nd overall) of the 2019 NFL Draft. He started eight games at both tackle spots before suffering a knee injury in Week 12. He was placed on injured reserve on December 17, 2019.
Edoga entered the 2021 season as a backup offensive tackle. He was placed on injured reserve on November 13, 2021. He was activated on December 18.
Edoga, a First-Team Parade All-American and All-State pick from Atlanta, opened eyes in high school by running the 100 meters at 6-foot-6, 365 pounds.
Trojans coaches plugged him in at right tackle twice in his freshman year, playing him in 13 games overall in a season that ended with wrist surgery.
Edoga played in just nine games (two starts at left tackle) in 2016, and was suspended for one game for a team rules violation.
He started 12 games at right tackle as a junior, missing two games with a sprained ankle. Edoga held down the right tackle spot for all 12 games of his senior season, and Pac-12 coaches named him second-team all-conference for his play.
Chuma Edoga signed a 4-year, $3,587,000 contract with the New York Jets, including an $867,000 signing bonus, $867,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $896,750. In 2022, Edoga will earn a base salary of $965,000 while carrying a cap hit of $1,181,750 and a dead cap value of $216,750.