Players

Deji Olatoye
CB #30
Height:
6-1
Weight:
205
Age:
26
College:
North Carolina A&T
Experience:
2

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Biography

TRANSACTIONS

Originally signed by the Baltimore Ravens as a college free agent following the 2014 NFL Draft.

Signed to the Kansas City Chiefs practice squad on October 8, 2014. Signed to the active roster on December 30, 2014.

Signed to the Dallas Cowboys practice squad on September 9, 2015. Signed to the active roster on November 18, 2015.

Signed to the Atlanta Falcons practice squad on September 5. 2016. Promoted to the active roster on November 23, 2016.

2016 (Falcons)

Played in five games, making four tackles (three solo) with three passes defensed.

TRANSACTIONS

Originally signed by the Baltimore Ravens as a college free agent following the 2014 NFL Draft.

Signed to the Kansas City Chiefs practice squad on October 8, 2014. Signed to the active roster on December 30, 2014.

Signed to the Dallas Cowboys practice squad on September 9, 2015. Signed to the active roster on November 18, 2015.

Signed to the Atlanta Falcons practice squad on September 5. 2016. Promoted to the active roster on November 23, 2016.

2016 (Falcons)

Played in five games, making four tackles (three solo) with three passes defensed.

CAREER

Spent the 2015 season as a member of the Dallas Cowboys. Made his first start in the fifteenth game of the season against the Buffalo Bills in place of an injured Morris Claiborne. He registered five tackles, one pass defensed and an interception.

COLLEGE

Spent the first two seasons of his college career at the University of Colorado...His presence made a strong Aggies secondary even stronger.

Has good size for a cornerback, which makes him good against the run and able to defend tall receivers...A second year in the Aggies defensive system will be a plus for the secondary...In addition to playing cornerback, he also played some free safety in 2012.

Has impressive 98 ½ inch reach...Also has an outstanding 33 ½ inch vertical along with a nearly 10-foot broad jump...A speech major, Olatoye earned a 3.2 grade point average during the 2012-13 academic school year.

PERSONAL

He was born July 20, 1991, in Cleveland. He is an accomplished soccer player, having played through is freshman year in high school.

His teams won four state championships and he was a team captain and won most valuable player of a couple of tournaments. He played on a team that twice traveled to Europe to play, one time to Amsterdam and another to Spain.

He is active in the community and his most memorable experience was when he visited the East Side Community Center and spent time with the kids.