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49 Jamize Olawale RB

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August 2, 2020 03:32 PM
Cowboys' Jamize Olawale: Not suiting up in 2020
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Olawale decided to opt out of the 2020 season, Rob Phillips of the Cowboys' official site reports.

Olawale has served as the Cowboys' No. 1 fullback the past two seasons, but he's recorded just two touches (both catches) while logging most of his time on special teams. In particular, he tied for fifth on the team with five coverage tackles last year. Olawale's decision leaves the Cowboys with undrafted rookie Sewo Olonilua as the only fullback on the roster.

March 10, 2020 09:56 AM
Cowboys' Jamize Olawale: Gets 2020 contract option
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

The Cowboys have picked up the 2020 option on Olawale's contract, Field Yates of ESPN reports.

Olawale served as the Cowboys' fullback the past two seasons, logging 232 snaps on offense and 539 on special teams in 32 games. He caught two passes in 2018 and finished the 2019 campaign without a single touch.

January 7, 2020 09:00 PM
Cowboys' Jamize Olawale: No touches in 2019
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Olawale played all 16 games during the 2019 season but failed to receive a touch on offense.

New offensive coordinator Kellen Moore didn't put any more value on the fullback position than Scott Linehan had the year before, and Olawale saw roughly the same workload on offense and special teams as he had in 2018, getting zero carries and failing to haul in either of his two targets. He has two years remaining on his current contract, but with the Cowboys potentially switching offensive schemes again under new head coach Mike McCarthy, there's no guarantee Olawale will fit into the team's 2020 plans, even in a blocking role.

December 5, 2019 07:08 PM
Cowboys' Jamize Olawale: First touch of season on tap?
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Olawale may serve as Ezekiel Elliott's primary backup for Thursday's game at Chicago with Tony Pollard (ankle) inactive, Clarence E. Hill Jr. of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports.

Pollard didn't practice Tuesday or Wednesday due to an ankle issue, which is severe enough to sideline him for the first time this season. The Cowboys don't have any backs on the 53-man aside from Elliott and Olawale, meaning the latter could receive his first touch of the season if the workhorse needs a breather.

November 5, 2019 09:16 PM
Cowboys' Jamize Olawale: Plays six snaps in win
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Olawale played six offensive snaps in Monday night's win over the Giants.

He also saw 17 snaps on special teams, which has been his primary role so far this season. The 30-year-old has just one target and no catches or carries on the year.

March 14, 2019 04:32 PM
Cowboys' Jamize Olawale: Back with Dallas
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Olawale agreed Wednesday to a new contract with the Cowboys, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.

Olawale was mostly used as a blocking back and special-teams contributor in 2018, with two receptions for 13 yards representing his only touches in 16 games. The 29-year-old should resume his role as the starting fullback for the Cowboys in 2019 but will likely handle only a limited snap count on offense in most contests.

January 18, 2019 06:52 PM
Cowboys' Jamize Olawale: Quiet in playoff loss
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Olawale played seven offensive snaps during Saturday's playoff loss to the Rams. He finished up the regular season with two catches on four targets for 13 yards.

Olawale played 114 offensive snaps during the regular season but did not log a single rushing attempt. The veteran fullback did most of his damage as a blocker on passing downs, while also playing a limited role on special teams. The 29-year-old is set to enter free agency this offseason.

August 27, 2018 08:56 PM
Cowboys' Jamize Olawale: Appears in third preseason game
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Olawale logged 10 offensive snaps during Sunday's preseason game against the Cardinals.

Olawale wasn't given a carry, but it was still good to see him out there after he hurt his arm in a recent practice. The North Texas product remains the only true fullback on the Cowboys' roster and has a solid chance of making the team's final 53-man roster.

August 15, 2018 08:28 PM
Cowboys' Jamize Olawale: Exits practice with injury
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Olawale exited Wednesday's practice with an injury to his right arm, Brandon George of The Dallas Morning News reports.

The extent of Olawale's injury isn't clear, but initial reports indicated that the fullback may only be dealing with a stinger. We should know more sooner than later.

March 21, 2018 11:08 AM
Raiders' Jamize Olawale: Traded to Dallas
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

The Raiders traded Olawale and a sixth-round draft pick to Dallas for a fifth-round pick, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.

Olawale has served as Oakland's fullback since 2013, typically playing more snaps on special teams than offense. The Cowboys and Raiders are swapping fullbacks, as Keith Smith recently left Dallas to sign with Oakland. Olawale isn't much of a lead blocker, but he has the necessary speed and pass-blocking skill to fill in as a passing-down back in a pinch. He'll likely continue to see most of his snaps on special teams.

December 11, 2017 12:00 AM
Raiders' Jamize Olawale: Gearing up Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Olawale (ankle) is active for Sunday's game against the Chiefs.

Olawale was limited Thursday and Friday, but he'll be able to use his run-blocking abilities Sunday. The fullback is rarely given the ball, though, with no more than five touches in a game this season.

December 8, 2017 04:20 PM
Raiders' Jamize Olawale: Gets questionable tag for Week 14
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Olawale (ankle) is questionable for Sunday's game against the Chiefs.

Olawale received the designation after he was limited in practices Thursday and Friday following a no show Wednesday. The Raiders typically don't make extensive use of their fullbacks -- Olawale has logged no more than 17 offensive snaps in any of his eight games -- so don't expect him to retain a large role if he's able to suit up Sunday.

November 19, 2017 04:44 PM
Raiders' Jamize Olawale: Active Week 11
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Olawale (hamstring) is listed as active Sunday versus the Patriots.

In his five appearances this season, Olawale has combined for 43 offensive snaps, which has translated to five carries for 18 yards and one touchdown and two catches (on three targets) for 13 yards. Expect a similarly sparse workload Week 11.

November 6, 2017 05:20 AM
Raiders' Jamize Olawale: Unavailable for Week 9
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Olawale (hamstring) is inactive for Sunday's game against the Dolphins.

Olawale is nursing a hamstring he tweaked last week against the Bills. It isn't clear who might absorb lead-blocking duties in his absence.

November 3, 2017 02:28 PM
Raiders' Jamize Olawale: Questionable for Week 9
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Olawale (hamstring) is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Dolphins.

Olawale was only able to take part in practice on a limited basis this week after injuring his hamstring in the Raiders' Week 8 loss to the Bills. Even if Olawale is able to shake off the issue and play Sunday, he won't see many touches out of the backfield, as Raiders head coach Jack Del Rio primarily deploys the fullback as a blocker.

October 30, 2017 12:52 AM
Raiders' Jamize Olawale: Tweaks hamstring
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Olawale hurt his hamstring during Sunday's game against the Bills and is questionable to return, Scott Bair of NBC Sports Bay Area reports.

Olawale rarely gets more than a few touches a game (he did score a touchdown Sunday), but he's key in certain pass-blocking scenarios. The Raiders don't carry another fullback on their roster, so it'll be interesting to see how their offense changes if he can't play in Week 9 against the Dolphins.

October 20, 2017 02:40 PM
Raiders' Jamize Olawale: Will suit up Thursday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Olawale (concussion) is active for Thursday night's game against the Chiefs.

Olawale was limited in practice this week and was listed as questionable, but he apparently cleared the league's concussion protocol and is good to play. The 28-year-old has three carries for 15 yards in three games this season and doesn't see enough opportunities to warrant fantasy consideration.

October 19, 2017 04:04 PM
Raiders' Jamize Olawale: Questionable for Thursday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Olawale (concussion) is listed as questionable to play Thursday against the Chiefs.

Olawale was able to practice in a limited fashion all week and seems to have a fair chance of suiting up. If he's not available, the Raiders won't have a true fullback at their disposal for the second time in as many games.

October 13, 2017 08:52 PM
Raiders' Jamize Olawale: Will sit Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Olawale (concussion) was ruled out for Sunday's game against the Chargers.

Olawale apparently suffered the concussion in Week 5's loss to the Ravens and did not practice this week. The 28-year-old must clear the league's concussion protocol before he is able to return to the field.

October 12, 2017 08:16 PM
Raiders' Jamize Olawale: Remains sidelined
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Olawale (concussion) was once again a non-participant at Raiders' practice Thursday.

Olawale presumably suffered the concussion in Sunday's loss to the Ravens. He will need to clear the team's protocol before returning to the field. The 28-year-old's lack of participation at practice so far this week is certainly cause for concern regarding his status for Week 6.

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Career Rushing Stats
SeasonTeamGGSATTYDSRuAvgLGTD20+1st
2020DAL0000---0000
2019DAL165000.00000
2018DAL164000.00000
2017OAK1209434.811105
2016OAK16717472.817205
2015OAK143241104.619109
2014OAK160200.00000
2013OAK161362.04000
2012OAK30000.00000
Total10920552063.8194019
Career Receiving Stats
SeasonTeamGGSRECYDSReAvgLGTD20+40+1st
2020DAL0000---00000
2019DAL165000.000000
2018DAL1642136.5100001
2017OAK1206335.590001
2016OAK1671222718.9751225
2015OAK1439849.3150005
2014OAK1605183.672002
2013OAK1617639.0250103
2012OAK30000.000000
Total109204143810.77533217
Career Kick Return Stats
SeasonTeamGRETYDSAVGLGTD
2020DAL000---00
2019DAL1600---00
2018DAL1600---00
2017OAK12199.090
2016OAK1600---00
2015OAK1400---00
2014OAK1600---00
2013OAK16166.060
2012OAK300---00
Total1092157.590
 

Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-1/242
Birthdate:
04/17/1989
Age:
31
Hometown:
San Francisco, CA, USA
School:
North Texas
NFL Experience:
8
Awards: