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Duke Ejiofor DE 6' 4 275 lbs

Rank: 
47
Round Drafted: 
47
College: 
Wake Forest

Was a consensus third-team All-ACC selection as a junior ... Named third team by the Atlantic Coast Sports Media Association, Associated Press and Phil Steele ... Nominee for the Bednarik Award ... Led Wake Forest with 10.5 sacks and was second on the team with 17 tackles for loss ... Finished the year fourth in the ACC in sacks with 0.81 per game ... Finished eighth in the ACC in tackles for loss with 17 ... Tied for the league lead with 8.5 sacks against ACC opponents ... Set the school record for sacks by a junior with 10.5, breaking the previous mark of 10.0 ... Finished fifth on the team with 50 tackles ... Tied for the team lead with four QB hurries ... Had four tackles, a half-sack and 1.5 tackles for loss against Tulane (9/1) ... Earned ACC Defensive Lineman of the Week after his performance at Duke (9/10) ... Had career-best seven tackles, three sacks, four tackles for loss, two forced fumbles, a fumble recovery and two QB hurries ... Named the Bednarik Award Defensive Player of the Week ... Had an 11-yard sack vs. Delaware ... Two tackles, two pass break-ups and a half-tackle for loss vs. Indiana (9/24) ... Collected four tackles, a sack and two tackles for loss vs. NC State (10/1) ... Had four tackles and a sack in a win over Syracuse (10/8) ... Named the state Mid-Season Defensive Player of the Year by the Fayetteville Observer ... Named a second team Mid-Season All-American by Sports Illustrated ... Had a 14-yard sack vs. Boston College (11/26) ... Had six tackles and a critical late fourth quarter sack that took Temple out of field goal range in the Military Bowl ... Led all defensive ends with 700 reps in 2016 ... Earned his third varsity letter.