Chidobe Awuzie
Chidobe Awuzie
24-Year-Old CornerbackCB
Dallas Cowboys
2019 Fantasy Outlook
The Colorado product took a step forward in the second half of his second NFL campaign, finishing the year with an impressive 71 tackles and 11 passes defended while snagging his second career interception. Much like Byron Jones opposite him, Awuzie's length and athleticism makes him a great fit for secondary coach Kris Richard's attacking philosophy, and the duo figure to be a big part of whatever success the Cowboys defense has this season. Read Past Outlooks
$Signed a four-year, $4.28 million contract with the Cowboys in May of 2017.
Notches first pick of 2019
CBDallas Cowboys
September 30, 2019
Awuzie recorded six total tackles (five solo), a pass breakup and an interception over 70 defensive snaps in Sunday's prime-time loss to New Orleans.
Awuzie's lone interception Sunday already matches the career high he set in 2017 and matched in 2018. The 24-year-old has enjoyed a starting role in Dallas' secondary dating back to the beginning of the 2018 campaign and figures to continue operating in that role for the foreseeable future.
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Measurables Review
How do Chidobe Awuzie's measurables compare to other cornerbacks?
This section compares his draft workout metrics with players at the same position. The bar represents the player's percentile rank. For example, if the bar is halfway across, then the player falls into the 50th percentile for that metric and it would be considered average.
6' 0"
202 lbs
40-Yard Dash
4.43 sec
Shuttle Time
4.14 sec
Cone Drill
6.81 sec
Vertical Jump
34.5 in
Broad Jump
132 in
Bench Press
16 reps
Hand Length
8.50 in
Arm Length
30.63 in
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Past Fantasy Outlooks
Awuzie battled injuries as a rookie that limited him to 10 games, but when he was on the field, he showed flashes of the coverage ability that made him a second-round pick in 2017, snagging his first career INT in Week 17 against the eventual Super Bowl champion Eagles. He's expected to line up as a starting outside corner opposite Byron Jones this year, and Awuzie could blossom under the tutelage of former Seahawks DB coach Kris Richard given his length, smarts and athleticism.
A second round pick out of Colorado, Awuzie brings athleticism, versatility and an extremely high football IQ to a Cowboys secondary being rebuilt from the ground up. While he wasn't a turnover machine in college, Awuzie's ability to sniff out a play before it starts could put him in position for plenty of INTs once he's adjusted to the speed of the NFL.
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Working on side
CBDallas Cowboys
June 5, 2019
Awuzie (hamstring) was seen working out with trainers on the side during Wednesday's OTA session, Kate Hairopoulos of The Dallas Morning News reports.
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Injured during OTAs
CBDallas Cowboys
May 29, 2019
Awuzie wasn't seen practicing Wednesday due to a suspected hamstring injury, Kate Hairopoulos of The Dallas Morning News reports.
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Comes on strong in second season
CBDallas Cowboys
January 19, 2019
Awuzie finished the regular season with 71 tackles, one interception on 11 passes defended, and one forced fumble in 15 games.
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Active for Week 7
CBDallas Cowboys
October 21, 2018
Awuzie (ankle) is active for Sunday's game against the Redskins, Todd Archer of reports.
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Questionable for Sunday
CBDallas Cowboys
October 19, 2018
Awuzie (ankle) is questionable for Sunday's game against the Redskins, Kareem Copeland of The Washington Post reports.
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