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Earl Okine

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Roster status:
Practice squad

University of Florida


132 kg


2.01 m

High school:
Gainesville (FL)

Earl Okine

Defensive end

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Date of birth:
(1990-01-04) January 4, 1990 (age 25)

American football defensive end

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Place of birth:
Gainesville, Florida

Earl James Okine (born January 4, 1990) is an American football defensive end who is currently a free agent. He attended the University of Florida and signed with the Houston Texans as an undrafted free agent in 2013. Okine has also been a member of the Canadian Football League's Calgary Stampeders, the Arena Football League's Orlando Predators, and the Fall Experimental Football League's Brooklyn Bolts.


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High school & college

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Okine played football and basketball for Gainesville High School. In football, he earned a Third-team Class 5A all-state selection as a senior. 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.

Houston Texans

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Okine signed as an undrafted free agent with the Houston Texans in May 2013. He was cut before the start of the season.

Calgary Stampeders (CFL)

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He then spent 1 month with the Calgary Stampeders of the Canadian Football League (CFL), but did not appear in any games.

Orlando Predators (AFL)

In 2014, Okine played for the Orlando Predators of the Arena Football League (AFL) and recorded 5.5 sacks in 16 games.

Brooklyn Bolts (FXFL)

He then played for the Brooklyn Bolts of the newly formed Fall Experimental Football League.

Indianapolis Colts

On March 3, 2015, Okine signed with the Indianapolis Colts. He appeared in 3 games for the Colts, making 1 tackle, and was waived on October 1. He signed to the Colts' practice squad on October 5. On December 21 he was signed to the active roster. On September 3, 2016, he was waived by the Colts as part of final roster cuts.

Kansas City Chiefs

On September 9, 2016, Okine was signed to the Chiefs' practice squad. He spent time on and off the Chiefs' practice squad throughout the season before signing a reserve/future contract with the team on January 19, 2017.

On September 2, 2017, Okine was waived by the Chiefs.

Detroit Lions

On September 4, 2017, Okine was signed to the Detroit Lions' practice squad. He was released on September 22, 2017.


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