Albert Okwuegbunam is a professional football player who plays tight end for the Denver Broncos of the National Football League. He is 1.96 m tall and weighs 119 kg. He played wide receiver for the football team at Sacred Heart-Griffin High School. He attended the University of Missouri after finishing high school and played collegiate football there for the Missouri Tigers.
After redshirting his freshman year at Missouri, he participated in all 13 games in 2017. During the season, he had 29 receptions for 415 yards and 11 touchdowns. He once again started for Missouri in 2018, but an injury that required surgery interrupted his season. He had nine games, 43 catches, 466 yards, and six touchdowns by the end of the year.
In his junior year of 2019, with six touchdowns hauled in among his 26 catches across 11 games, he has the most touchdown catches of any Mizzou receiver. On his 26 receptions, he gained 11.8 yards on average and six touchdowns. After the 2019 season, he took the choice to forgo his final year of eligibility and instead declare for the 2020 NFL Draft.
With 98 catches for 1,187 yards across three seasons and 33 games, he has 23 receiving touchdowns throughout his college career. At the 2020 NFL Draft’s fourth round, the Denver Broncos selected Okwuegbunam with the 118th overall pick. In October 2021, he suffered a hamstring injury and was placed on injured reserve; he was then activated the same month.
Who Does Albert Okwuegbunam Play For?
Albert Okwuegbunam plays for the Denver Broncos football team in the NFL.