|1||Panthers||W 24 - 10|
|2||Packers||W 25 - 24|
- Has played in 25 games (22 starts) tallying 124 total tackles (103 solo), 10 passes defensed, six tackles for loss, two interceptions, one forced fumble and one defensive touchdown in three seasons for the Lions.
- In 2022, he started 15 games registering single-season career highs in tackles (73) and passes defensed (seven), while adding two tackles for loss, one interception returned for a touchdown and one forced fumble.
- He appeared in one game in 2021 prior to suffering a season-ending injury. He posted four total tackles (three solo) and one pass defensed.
- Appeared in nine games (six starts) his rookie season, notching 47 total tackles (41 solo), four tackles for loss, two passes defensed and one interception.
- Played three seasons (2017-19) at Ohio State in Columbus, Ohio.
- Started all 14 games at Ohio State in 2019, totaling 35 total tackles (29 solo), 12 passes defensed, three interceptions, two forced fumbles and one tackle for loss.
- Named First-Team All-American by the Associated Press, Football Writers Association of America, Walter Camp, American Football Coaches Association and The Sporting News. The first Ohio State cornerback to earn unanimous All-America honors.
- Named First-Team All-Big Ten.
- Named a Jim Thorpe Award finalist, which honors the nation's most outstanding defensive back.
- Anchored a defense that was No. 2 nationally in fewest passing yards allowed (156.0 per game), No. 2 in pass efficiency defense (97.50) and No. 1 in total defense, allowing just 259.7 yards per game.
- Helped Ohio State secure three consecutive Big Ten Championships (2017-19) and a College Football Playoffs appearance in 2019.
- Appeared in 13 games (one start) as a sophomore in 2018, recording 32 total tackles (24 solo) and eight passes defensed.
- As a true freshman in 2017, he notched 17 total tackles (13 solo) and one pass defensed.
- Attended South Grand Prairie High School in Grand Prairie, Texas.
- Was born in New Jersey and lived there until the sixth grade.
- Named a U.S. Army All-American and was considered the No. 1 cornerback prospect as a unanimous 5-star recruit.
- Posted 43 total tackles, five passes defensed and 795 total offensive yards as a senior, leading South Grand Prairie to the Texas class 6A state playoffs in 2016.
- Named second-team Class 6A all-state as a senior by the Associated Press.
- Son of the late Marie Okudah, who immigrated from Nigeria.
- His legal guardians are his aunt and uncle, Jane and Patrick Obodo.
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