Born on November 17, 1997, Justin Madubuike is an American football defensive tackle who currently plays for the Baltimore Ravens of the National Football League (NFL).
His college football career was spent at Texas A&M. Madubuike was born in Dallas, Texas, to parents who were originally from Nigeria.
Madubuike’s alma mater for high school was McKinney North High School, located in McKinney, Texas, was Madubuike’s alma mater for high school
. It was announced that he would be participating in the 2016 United States Army All-American Game. He made a verbal commitment to play college football for Texas A&M University.
In 2016, Madubuike spent his first year at Texas A&M wearing a red shirt. He participated in all 13 games that were played in 2017, recording 20 tackles.
In 2018, he participated in all 13 games once more, finishing the season with 40 tackles and 5.5 sacks. As a junior, he recorded 45 tackles and 5.5 sacks on the football field.
After the season, he made the decision to forego playing in his senior year and instead enter the NFL Draft in 2020.
He made the decision to not participate in the 2019 Texas Bowl. In the third round of the 2020 NFL Draft, the Baltimore Ravens selected Madubuike with the 71st overall pick, making him the team’s third overall selection.
On November 27, 2020, the team put him on the reserve/COVID-19 list, and on December 7, 2020, he was activated from that list.
During the game against the New York Giants in Week 16 (a win by the score of 27–13), Madubuike recorded the first sack of his career on Daniel Jones.
Where Is Justin Madubuike From?
Dallas, a contemporary metropolis in north Texas that serves as a commercial and cultural hub of the surrounding area, is where he was both born and raised.