Uzooma Okeke

Bio

Full name: Uzooma Emeka Okeke

Born: Sept. 3, 1970 in Beaumont, TX (51 years old)

Last Season (2006) Vitals:
  • Player classification: Import
  • Height: 6′ 2″
  • Weight: 310 lbs
  • Position: OL
  • Jersey: #53
Amateur Programs
  • Southern Methodist
  • Garland HS (Garland, TX)
13 Season Career

Active years: 1994–2006
Active teams (3):

  • SHR 1994–1995
  • OTT 1996
  • MTL 1997–2006

216 career games (See notes for restrictions)

  • 211 regular season games
  • 5 Grey Cup appearances (1 championship win)
Season Team Position Jersey Regular
GP
Playoff
GP
Grey Cup
GP
13 seasons
(Rank: T127th,
98th percentile,
13 CFL seasons)
3 teams 211
(Rank: T81st,
99th percentile,
211 CFL games)
0 5
1994 SHR T 60 16 -- 0
1995 SHR T 60 18 -- 0
1996 OTT T 53 14 -- 0
1997 MTL T 53 18 -- 0
1998 MTL T 18 -- 0
1999 MTL T 53 18 -- 0
2000 MTL T 53 8 -- 1
2001 MTL T 53 15 -- 0
2002 MTL T 53 18 -- 1
2003 MTL T 53 18 -- 1
2004 MTL OL 53 18 -- 0
2005 MTL T 53 18 -- 1
2006 MTL OL 53 14 -- 1
Weekly
1997
  • Lineman Star Week 7 (MTL)
  • Lineman Star Week 10 (MTL)
1998
  • Lineman Star Week 18 (MTL)
1999
  • Lineman Star Week 6 (MTL)
  • 1996 Team Nominee (OTT) Most Outstanding Offensive Lineman
  • 1998 Division Finalist (MTL) Most Outstanding Offensive Lineman
  • 1999 Winner (MTL) Most Outstanding Offensive Lineman
  • 2004 Division Finalist (MTL) Most Outstanding Offensive Lineman
Canadian Football Hall of Fame

Uzooma Okeke was inducted into the Player wing in 2014 (CFHoF profile).