| Tight end|
University of Houston
| (1986-11-17) November 17, 1986 (age 29)|
2010 / Round: 6 / Pick: 170
American football tight end
89 (Buffalo Bills / Tight end)
James Onobun, Jolly Onobun
Fendi Onobun Wikipedia
Fendi Onobun (born November 17, 1986) is an American football tight end who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the St. Louis Rams in the sixth round of the 2010 NFL Draft. He played college football at Houston. He has also been a member of the Seattle Seahawks, Washington Redskins and Chicago Bears.
Onobun began his college career playing basketball at The University of Arizona in 2006. He was recruited by Lute Olson.
Onobun played four years of basketball at the University of Arizona. He joined the Houston Cougars football team in 2009 and played an important role on special teams. He appeared in 11 games and hauled in a 15-yard catch against SMU for the first reception of his career. Onobun blocked two extra points against C-USA rival Southern Miss and caught an 18-yard touchdown against Memphis.
Onobun signed a four-year $1.92 million deal with a signing bonus of $129,000. Onobun, considered a risky pick, made the St. Louis Rams opening day roster in 2010. He was waived during final cuts on September 3, 2011.
On September 13, 2011, the Seattle Seahawks signed Onobun to their practice squad.
The Jacksonville Jaguars signed Onobun off of the Washington Redskins' practice squad on November 14, 2011. He was waived on December 6.
The Buffalo Bills signed Onobun on December 9, 2011. He was cut on August 26, 2012.
On January 10, 2013, the Chicago Bears signed Onobun. Onobun was cut on August 30, 2013. On September 1, Onobun was signed to the Bears practice squad. Onobun was cut on June 19, 2014.
Onobun was signed by the Jaguars on August 7, 2014. He was waived/injured on August 20 and spent the season on injured reserve. He became a free agent after the 2014 season.