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Earl Okine

Earl Okine
No. 95 Indianapolis Colts
Position: Defensive end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1990-04-01) April 1, 1990
Place of birth: Gainesville, Florida
Height: 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Weight: 290 lb (132 kg)
Career information
High school: Gainesville (FL)
College: Florida
Undrafted: 2013
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Practice squad
Career NFL statistics as of Week 3, 2015
Tackles: 1
Sacks: 0.0
Forced fumbles: 0
Interceptions: 0
Stats at
Career Arena football statistics
Tackles: 22
Sacks: 5.5
Forced fumbles: 1
Fumble recoveries: 1
Stats at

Earl Okine (born April 1, 1990) is an American football defensive end for the Indianapolis Colts of the National Football League (NFL).[1]


  • High school & college 1
  • Professional career 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

High school & college

Okine played football and basketball for Gainesville High School. In football he earned a Third-team Class 5A all-state selection as a senior.[2] He dressed for 6 games in 2008 while with the Florida Gators, but did not appear and decided to redshirt that year. From 2009 to 2012 recorded 27 tackles, 1 sack, and 1 blocked field goal.[3]

Professional career

Okine signed as an undrafted free agent with the Houston Texans in May 2013, but was cut before the start of the season.[1] He then spent 1 month with the Calgary Stampeders of the Canadian Football League (CFL),[4] but did not appear in any games.[5] In 2014, Okine played for the Orlando Predators of the Arena Football League (AFL) and recorded 5.5 sacks in 16 games.[6] He then played for the Brooklyn Bolts of the newly formed Fall Experimental Football League.[1]

On March 3, 2015, Okine signed with the Indianapolis Colts.[1] He appeared in 3 games for the Colts, making 1 tackle, and was waived on October 1.[7] He signed to the Colts' practice squad on October 5.[8]


  1. ^ a b c d Bowen, Kevin (March 3, 2015). "Colts Make Free Agent Signing Along Defensive Line". Retrieved March 3, 2015. 
  2. ^ "Earl Okine's (Gainesville, FL) Football Stats". Retrieved March 18, 2015. 
  3. ^ "Earl Okine - 2012 Gator Football Roster". Retrieved March 3, 2015. 
  4. ^ "Colts give journeyman DE Earl Okine a shot".  
  5. ^ "Indianapolis Colts: Earl Okine". Retrieved March 18, 2015. 
  6. ^ "Earl Okine Bio". Retrieved March 3, 2015. 
  7. ^ "Indianapolis Colts make roster moves". October 1, 2015. Retrieved October 1, 2015. 
  8. ^ "Indianapolis Colts make practice squad move". October 4, 2015. Retrieved October 5, 2015. 

External links

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