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10-03-2006, 05:00 PM #1
Ravens Sign Guard
Transactions: Ikechuku Ndukwe was signed by the Baltimore Ravens (off the Washington Redskins practice squad) on 10/3/06...Signed to the Washington Redskins practice squad on 9/10/06…Waived by the Redskins on 9/6/06…Signed to the Redskins’ active roster from their practice squad on 12/20/05…Signed to Washington’s practice squad on 11/2/05…Terminated from the New Orleans Saints’ practice squad on 10/25/05…Signed to the Saints practice squad on 9/5/05…Waived by the Saints on 9/3/05…Originally signed with New Orleans as a rookie free agent on 4/28/05.
Pro: Talented G with good size and strength...Fluid athlete with good hands and knowledge of the game.
2005: (with Washington) Was on the Redskins’ active roster, but did not play in the last 2 games of the season and their 2 playoffs games after being moved up from their practice squad on 12/20.
College: Was a stalwart on Northwestern’s OL for 4 seasons (2001-04), starting at LG in 2003 and ’04…Started the final 25 games of his college career…Started every game at LG as a 5th-year senior in 2004, helping Northwestern to rank 29th in the nation in total offense allowing just 12 sacks...Overcame a series of injuries to start all 13 games at LG as a junior in 2003…Saw action in 7 games, all as a reserve OL as a sophomore…Saw action in 4 games as a reserve T as a red-shirt freshman in 2001…Redshirted in 2000…History and communication studies major.
High School, Personal: Played in the “Big 33” game (Pennsylvania vs. Ohio) as a senior at Dublin Coffman (Powell, OH) HS...Earned PrepStar All-Midwest honors as a senior as well as Tom Lemming’s Reebok Super 200 and ESPN Super 250…Led his team with 32 knockdown blocks as a senior…Helped lead his team to a conference title as a junior…Also lettered in wrestling…His brother, Chinedum, is a DB at Notre Dame...Name is pronounced E-chu-koo N-dook-way…Full name: Ikechuku Nelson Ndukwe.Follow me on Twitter @RSRLombardi