Dayo Odeyingbo, a defensive end for the Indianapolis Colts of the National Football League, was born on September 24, 1999. (NFL). In the second round of the 2021 NFL Draft, the Colts selected him from Vanderbilt, where he played college football.
Odeyingbo, the son of immigrants from Nigeria, was born in Brooklyn, New York, and raised in Irving, Texas, where he finished high school at Ranchview. During his time in high school, he recorded 108 tackles and 12 sacks.
Odeyingbo chose Vanderbilt over offers from Texas, Oklahoma, Texas A&M, Colorado, Baylor, and Purdue to play college football.
Odeyingbo was a member of the Vanderbilt Commodores for four seasons. In eight games as a senior, he registered 32 tackles, 8.0 tackles for loss, and 5.5 sacks, earning him a spot on the second team of the SEC.
Odeyingbo had 125 tackles, 31.0 tackles for a loss, and 12.0 sacks by the time he graduated from college. While getting ready for the 2021 NFL Draft, Odeyingbo tore his Achilles tendon.
What Is Dayo Odeyingbo Position?
Odeyingbo occupies the position of defensive end.