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National Football League Draft Profile
Chimdi Chekwa

TeamOakland
Round4
Selection16 (113 overall)
PositionCornerback
SchoolOhio State
YearSR
Born9/07/1988
Height5-11
Weight190
High SchoolEast Ridge (Clermont, Florida)
2009 Honorable Mention All-Big Ten...2010 First-Team All-Big Ten...Semifinalist for Thorpe Award and Bednarik Award as senior...Finished Ohio State career with 39 starts, 145 tackles, 28 pass breakups and six interceptions...Experienced and durable...Played in a number of big games in college...A good natural athlete with fluid hips...Backpedal is effortless...Brings outstanding toughness and aggressiveness to the position...Closes on the ball in a hurry...Effective as a blitzer off the edge...Doesn't have elite ball skills...Is able to play man or zone...Has the mindset coaches desire in a corner...Is coming off a broken wrist.


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