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Name  Chris Banjo
Position  Safety
Roster status:  Active
College  SMU Mustangs football

Undrafted:  2012
Weight  94 kg
Height:  5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Role  American football safety
Date joined  2013
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Date of birth:  (1990-02-26) February 26, 1990 (age 25)
High school:  Sugar Land (TX) Kempner
Number  32 (Green Bay Packers / Safety)
Similar People  Sean Richardson, David Bakhtiari, Jarrett Bush, Myles White, Micah Hyde

Place of birth:  Sugar Land, Texas

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Ayokunmi Christopher Oluwaseun Banjo (born February 26, 1990) is an American football safety for the New Orleans Saints of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at SMU. Banjo was signed by the Jacksonville Jaguars as an undrafted free agent in 2013. He has also played for the Green Bay Packers.


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College career

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Banjo attended Southern Methodist University, where he played on the SMU Mustangs football team from 2008 to 2011.


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Jacksonville Jaguars

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After going undrafted in the 2012 NFL Draft, Banjo signed with the Jacksonville Jaguars on April 18, 2013. On July 25, 2013, he was released by the Jaguars.

Green Bay Packers

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On July 29, 2013, Banjo was signed by the Green Bay Packers.

He was re-signed by the Packers on February 26, 2014. On August 30, 2014, Banjo was released by the Packers during final team cuts. He was signed to the Packers' practice squad the following day. On December 13, 2014, Banjo was promoted from the practice squad to the active roster.

He was re-signed by the Packers on March 10, 2015. Banjo was elected by teammates as a playoff captain after leading the team in special teams tackles in the 2015 season.

On March 8, 2016, Banjo was re-signed by the Packers. He was placed on injured reserve on October 24, 2016. On October 31, 2016, Banjo was waived by the Packers after reaching an injury settlement.

New Orleans Saints

On November 15, 2016, Banjo was signed by the Saints. On March 7, 2017, Banjo signed a two-year contract extension with the Saints.



Personal life

Banjo was born to Nigerian parents who migrated to Houston. His mother died in 2010.

His name, "Oluwaseun", means "We thank God" in Yoruba.


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