David Njoku   #85 TE

Height: 6-4   Weight: 246   Age: 21

Born: 7/10/1996 Jersey City , NJ

College: Miami (Fla.)

Experience: Rookie

High School: Cedar Grove HS [NJ]

REC

20

YDS

211

AVG

10.5

TDS

3

Draft 2017

Pick No.29

Selected By: Cleveland Browns

Round: 1

Pick (Overall): 29 (29)

Pick Analysis: NFL teams looking for an athletic tight end should book their tickets for Coral Gables just about every year. Njoku (pronounced nJOE-koo) is the next highly-rated end to enter the NFL, following Jeremy Shockey, Greg Olsen, Jimmy Graham, Kevin Everett, and Kellen Winslow II. The former high school receiver and national boys high jump champion only started nine games in his two years on the field with the Hurricanes, but was a regular option in the passing game. He caught 21 passes for 362 yards and a touchdown as a redshirt sophomore, leading the team by averaging 17.2 yards per reception. In 2016, Njoku didn't win all-conference honors because the ACC was stacked at the position, but he was a major threat in the red zone (43-698, eight TDs).

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  1. Browns select David Njoku No. 29 in the 2017 NFL Draft

    Published: April 27, 2017 at 11:33 p.m.

    The Cleveland Browns select Miami tight end David Njoku No. 29 overall in the 2017 NFL Draft.

  2. David Njoku 2017 NFL Draft profile

    Published: April 12, 2017 at 07:44 p.m.

    Everything you need to know about Miami tight end David Njoku.

  3. David Njoku Pro Day highlights

    Published: March 29, 2017 at 01:58 p.m.

    Check out the highlights from Miami tight end David Njoku at Miami's Pro Day.

  4. Njoku: I am the best tight end in the draft

    Published: April 18, 2017 at 08:52 a.m.

    University of Miami tight end David Njoku talks about what he will bring to any future team and his relationship with Alabama tight end O.J. Howard.

  5. Njoku: Shockey was my role model growing up

    Published: March 29, 2017 at 06:30 p.m.

    Former Miami tight end David Njoku discusses which former Hurricanes tight ends he considers role models.

  6. David Njoku puts up 21 bench press reps

    Published: March 4, 2017 at 03:11 p.m.

    Miami tight end David Njoku puts up 21 bench press reps.

  7. David Njoku 2017 Combine workout

    Published: March 4, 2017 at 04:16 p.m.

    Check out how former Miami Hurricanes tight end David Njoku stacked up against the competition at the 2017 NFL Scouting Combine.

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