Osa Odighizuwa was born in Dayton, Ohio, on August 13, 1998. In the NFL, he plays defensive tackle. At David Douglas High School, Odighizuwa participated in high school football. On May 5, 2015, he made his commitment to play college football for the University of California, Los Angeles.
He was a three-star prospect fresh out of high school. In his final year at UCLA, Odighizuwa was chosen for the first-team All-Pac-12 after five seasons of play. The Dallas Cowboys selected him 75th overall in the NFL Draft.
Attending David Douglas High School was Odighizuwa. He won the defensive player of the year award twice and was named PrepStar All-West as a senior. On May 5, 2015, he made a commitment to play college football for the University of California, Los Angeles.
He was a three-star prospect fresh out of high school.   He earned a letter in wrestling and won three consecutive heavyweight state titles. He had gone two years without losing (46-0 and 45-0). For a season, he also ran track.
He participated in all 13 games as a reserve defensive tackle as a redshirt freshman. He recorded 15 tackles, 5.5 tackles for loss, one sack, and was tied for seventh on the team with 5.5 tackles for loss. In the game against the University of Oregon, he made 3 tackles and one sack. In his 51-yard score against the University of Washington, he returned a fumble.
Against the University of Hawaii, he recorded two tackles for a loss and one sack. He played in 11 games as a sophomore, starting the final 8 at defensive tackle.
He had 29 tackles, 3 sacks, 6 tackles for loss, 2 pass breakups, and was tied for second on the team with 3 sacks. Against the Universities of Colorado and Washington, he made 5 tackles.
What Is Osa Odighizuwa Jersey Number?
He wears No. 97 for Dallas Cowboys.
What Is Osa Odighizuwa Position?
Osawaru Odighizuwa is an American football defensive tackle for the Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League (NFL).
A defensive tackle is a position in American football that will typically line up on the line of scrimmage, opposite one of the offensive guards, however, he may also line up opposite one of the tackles.