Uzooma Okeke

Bio

Full name: Uzooma Emeka Okeke

Born Sept. 3, 1970 in Beaumont, TX (50 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 with SHR, OTT, MTL

Active years: 1994–2006

216 career games (See notes for restrictions)

  • 211 regular season games
  • 5 Grey Cup appearances (1 championship win)
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).

Season Team Position Jersey Regular
GP
Playoff
GP
Grey Cup
GP
13 seasons
(Rank: T126th,
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