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58 Bobby Okereke OLB

Indianapolis Colts

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December 13, 2020 02:40 PM
Colts' Bobby Okereke: Active for Sunday's game
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Okereke (ankle) is active for Sunday's game versus the Raiders.

Okereke will return after an ankle injury kept him out of the last two games. He'll slot in as the starting strong-side linebacker, where he has registered 54 tackles, four pass breakups and an interception through 10 contests.

December 11, 2020 03:40 PM
Colts' Bobby Okereke: Questionable to play Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Okereke (ankle) is questionable for Sunday's game against the Raiders, George Bremer of The Anderson Herald Bulletin reports.

Okereke is coming off back-to-back absences due to a lingering ankle injury, but it looks like he has a fair shot to return versus Las Vegas. If cleared to play, Okereke stands to resume handling a starting role in Indianapolis' linebacker corps.

December 4, 2020 02:08 PM
Colts' Bobby Okereke: Missing another game
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Coach Frank Reich said Friday that Okereke (ankle) won't suit up for Sunday's game against the Texans, Kevin Bowen of 1070 The Fan Indianapolis reports.

Okereke will miss a second consecutive game with this injury. Zaire Franklin absorbed most of the snaps vacated by Okereke's absence last week and should continue to play a larger role in Houston.

November 27, 2020 10:32 PM
Colts' Bobby Okereke: Ruled out for clash with Titans
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Okereke (ankle) has been ruled out for the team's Week 12 matchup against the Titans.

Okereke had appeared in every game this season but will be sidelined for the key divisional clash. He had been unable to participate in practice at all to this point in the week. Okereke's absence will push E.J. Speed into a bigger role among the Colts' linebacker corps.

October 14, 2020 08:36 PM
Colts' Bobby Okereke: Ten tackles despite thumb injury
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Okereke had 10 total tackles, a pass defensed and an interception in Sunday's loss at Cleveland. He played with a club on his hand due to a broken thumb, 107.5 FM The Fan in Indianapolis reports.

Okereke had an outstanding game despite playing with a wrap/cast on his hand for a broken thumb. He was able to play on all 73 of the defense's snaps.

October 8, 2020 07:00 PM
Colts' Bobby Okereke: Makes practice return
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Okereke was a full participant for the Colts' practice session Thursday.

The 24-year-old linebacker underwent surgery on his thumb earlier this week but has been able to make a prompt return to practice, albeit with a club-like cast on his left hand. Okereke has logged three starts this season, playing at least 80 percent of the defensive snaps in Weeks 2, 3 and 4. Barring a setback, it appears he will be available Sunday for a matchup against Cleveland's top-ranked rushing attack.

October 5, 2020 04:24 PM
Colts' Bobby Okereke: Requires thumb procedure
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Okereke will undergo surgery to address a thumb injury this week, Andrew Walker of the Colts' official site reports.

The specifics of the injury remain unclear, but the 24-year-old will go under the knife in the near future. Coach Frank Reich said Okereke hasn't been ruled out for Sunday's game at Cleveland, and he will be evaluated later in the week.

September 14, 2020 06:16 PM
Colts' Bobby Okereke: Struggles in season opener
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Okereke started at weak-side linebacker and had a tackle and allowed two receptions on two targets against in Sunday's loss at Jacksonville.

Okereke struggled in pass coverage and also had a missed tackle, according to Pro Football Focus. He'll need to improve to keep his starting role.

January 27, 2020 02:12 PM
Colts' Bobby Okereke: Stacks up 65 stops
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Okereke posted 65 tackles, a sack and two pass breakups over 16 games in 2019.

Okereke made eight starts in 2019 and averaged 29.9 defensive snaps per game. The rookie third-round pick had solid production despite a limited role, and he could vie for a full-time starting role in 2020.

December 3, 2019 01:24 PM
Colts' Bobby Okereke: Records first sack
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Okereke had three tackles (two sol) a sack and a forced fumble in Sunday's 31-17 loss to Tennessee.

Okereke played only 29 defensive snaps but made the most of his opportunities to secure his first career sack. The 23-year-old has minimal IDP value as a rotational linebacker, but he still has three-plus tackles in six straight games despite the limited role.

September 25, 2019 09:28 AM
Colts' Bobby Okereke: Excels in larger role
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Okereke played 61 snaps in Sunday's 27-24 win over the Falcons, finishing the game with eight tackles (six solo).

The snap total was a season-high for Okereke who played just 20 snaps the week before. Starting in place of Darius Leonard (concussion), Okereke finished second on the Colts with eight tackles, trailing only Anthony Walker (14). If Leonard can't go in Week 4, expect more of the same from Okereke when his team hosts the Raiders.

September 22, 2019 12:28 PM
Colts' Bobby Okereke: Drawing start Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Okereke will start at middle linebacker in Sunday's contest against the Falcons, Kevin Bowen of 1070 The Fan Indianapolis reports.

Okereke is drawing the start in place of Darius Leonard (concussion). Through two weeks Okereke has played just 25 total defensive snaps. He'll be in line for a serious increase in workload while in the starting unit.

September 10, 2019 03:56 PM
Colts' Bobby Okereke: One tackle in pro debut
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Okereke had one total tackle in Sunday's loss at the Chargers. He played on 15 of the defense's 63 snaps.

The 2019 third-round draft pick begins the season as the backup middle linebacker to Anthony Walker.

April 27, 2019 01:20 AM
Colts' Bobby Okereke: Heading to Indy
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

The Colts selected Okereke in the third round of the 2019 NFL Draft, 89th overall.

A three-year starter at Stanford who picked up Pac-12 Honorable Mention nods in each of his last two seasons, Okereke adds even more talent to a loaded Indianapolis linebacking corps. He had 96 tackles in each of the last two seasons and has impressive length and athleticism for a linebacker. Okereke checks in with 34 1/2-inch arms and ran a 4.58-second 40-yard dash at the combine. The Darius Leonard comparisons will be tough to escape because of Okereke's speed, length, and ability.

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Game Log
DateOpponentResultTKLASTTOTSCKINTPDEFFFSTY
Sun 09/13@ JACL 20-2710100000
Sun 09/20vs MINW 28-1121300000
Sun 09/27vs NYJW 36-731400000
Sun 10/04@ CHIW 19-1162800000
Sun 10/11@ CLEL 23-32821001100
Sun 10/18vs CINW 31-2752700200
Sun 11/01@ DETW 41-2161700000
Sun 11/08vs BALL 10-2472900000
Thu 11/12@ TENW 34-1731400100
Sun 11/22vs GBW 34-3110100000
Sun 11/29@ INDL 45-2600000000
Sun 12/06@ HOUL 26-2000000000
Sun 12/13@ LVW 44-2751600100
Sun 12/20vs HOUW 27-2051600100
Sun 12/27@ PITL 24-2830300000
Sun 01/03vs JACW 28-1421300000
Sat 01/09@ BUFL 24-2731400000
Career Defensive Stats
SeasonTeamGGSTKLTLKASTSACKSINTYDSLGDTDPASS DEF
2020IND148725715017706
2019IND168654817100002
Total3016137 105.032 117708
Career Punt Return Stats
SeasonTeamGRETYDSAVGFCLGTD
2020IND1400---000
2019IND16100.0000
Total30100.0000
 

Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-1/235
Birthdate:
07/29/1996
Age:
24
Hometown:
San Mateo, CA
School:
Stanford
NFL Experience:
2
Awards: