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James Ihedigbo

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Date of Birth December 3, 1983
Age 38 years, 10 months, 12 days
Place of Birth Northampton
Country United States
Profession Football Player
Horoscope Sagittarius

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James Ihedigbo net worth, birthday, age, height, weight, wiki, fact 2021-22! In this article, we will discover how old is James Ihedigbo? Who is James Ihedigbo dating now & how much money does James Ihedigbo have?

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Parents Rose Ihedigbo, Apollos Ihedigbo
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Siblings David Ihedigbo, Onyii Ihedigbo, Nate Ihedigbo, Emeka Ihedigbo
Spouse Brittany Enders
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James Ihedigbo Biography

James Ihedigbo is a famous Football Player, who was born on December 3, 1983 in United States. NFL linebacker who signed with the New York Jets as an undrafted free agent in 2007. He’s also played for the New England Patriots, Baltimore Ravens, and Detroit Lions. According to Astrologers, James Ihedigbo's zodiac sign is Sagittarius.

James Ugochu Ihedigbo (/iː ˈ h ɛ d iː b oʊ / ee-HED -ee-boh; born December 3, 1983) is a former American football safety. He was signed by the New York Jets as an undrafted free agent in 2007. He played college football at Massachusetts.

He grew up with four siblings, including three brothers.

James Ihedigbo played football at the University of Massachusetts Amherst from 2002-2006. After arriving in 2002, Ihedigbo redshirted his first year. In the following season, he started 10 of 12 games for UMass, picking off 4 passes, making a total of 74 tackles with 2 forced fumbles and was named the team’s most improved defensive player. In 2004 James had 52 Tackles but no interception. In his third year at Massachusetts, Ihedigbo switched to strong safety from free safety and ranked sixth on the team in total tackles with 45. In his redshirt junior year, he was named to the Atlantic 10 conference third team and started at strong safety for a team which allowed the fewest points in all of Division I-AA football. He finished third in the conference in sacks with 7.5. As a senior, he had 72 tackles, 5 quarterback sacks, 3 interception and 4 forced fumbles, he was a candidate for the Buck Buchanan Award and a Walter Camp All-American as well as a senior captain. He also received UMass team MVP for 2006.

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Ihedigbo founded the HOPE Africa Foundation in 2008 to help provide educational services for underprivileged communities in Africa. The foundation offers a wealth of assistance to these communities in the form of scholarships, mentoring, funding, and developmental projects.

James Ihedigbo Net Worth

James Ihedigbo is one of the richest Football Player & listed on most popular Football Player. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, James Ihedigbo net worth is approximately $1.5 Million.

James Ihedigbo Net Worth & Salary
Net Worth $1.5 Million
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Source of Income Football Player
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House Living in own house.

He attended the University of Massachusetts, where he was named team MVP as a senior in 2006.

Ihedigbo founded the HOPE Africa Foundation in 2008 to help provide educational services for underprivileged communities in Africa. The foundation offers a wealth of assistance to these communities in the form of scholarships, mentoring, funding, and developmental projects.

In 2008, Ihedigbo began the season on the practice squad. He was added to the active roster on October 29, 2008 because of an injury to safety Eric Smith. James Ihedigbo recorded his first NFL tackle on November 23, 2008 against the Tennessee Titans in a 34-13 Jets win. During 2008 season he played in 8 games and had 8 tackles.

James Ihedigbo Height

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In 2008, he helped found the HOPE Africa foundation. His parents, Nigerian immigrants, founded the Nigerian Agricultural Technical Community College.

Ihedigbo made the Jets in 2009 as a backup safety. In a 16–13 overtime loss to the Buffalo Bills on October 18, 2009, Ihedigbo and fellow Jet Marques Murrell threw punches at Bills tight end Derek Fine, causing Ihedigbo to be ejected from the game by officials. The NFL fined both players $5,000 and head coach Rex Ryan benched Ihedigbo, along with Murrell, for the following game against the Oakland Raiders. On December 13, 2009, against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Ihedigbo got his first NFL sack on quarterback Josh Freeman. The Jets going into week 17 had 8 wins and 7 losses and needed one win to make the playoffs as they were playing the Cincinnati Bengals. James Ihedigbo had his best game as a pro with 2 tackles. One of those tackles was a sack and a forced fumble of quarterback J. T. O’Sullivan that was recovered by Jamaal Westerman. The Jets won the game 37–0 and clinched a playoff berth. In the AFC wild card playoff game, the Jets beat the Bengals again, 24–14. In the AFC divisional playoff game, the Jets played the San Diego Chargers. In the fourth quarter of the game, Jay Feely was kicking off to San Diego after a Jets touchdown by quarterback Mark Sanchez. The kick return was taken by Antonio Cromartie but during the return Ihedigbo ripped the ball out of his hands for a forced fumble. The Jets went on to win 17–14. The Jets had made it to the AFC championship game and were one win away from the Super Bowl. James Ihedigbo had 3 tackles but the Jets lost to the Indianapolis Colts, 30–17. James Ihedigbo finished the season with 19 tackles, 2 sacks and 1 forced fumble in 15 games.

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On September 2, 2012, Ihedigbo signed with the Baltimore Ravens. In his first game as a Raven, Ihedigbo recorded two tackles in a win over the Cincinnati Bengals. In week 3 of the 2012 NFL season, the Ravens played the New England Patriots, the team that had released Ihedigbo at the beginning of the season. Ihedigbo played in the game but mostly on special teams. The Ravens won 31-30 to increase their record to 2-1. After the game Ihedigbo said “Anytime you get a chance to go against your former team, it’s kind of personal”. “I went into this game with that kind of mentality and when you put the history of these two teams on top of it, it just became a very personal and emotional thing. It was great the way it turned out. It couldn’t be any sweeter. We just persevered through everything, all adversity that took place in the game from the things that were in our control, the penalties and the things that were outside our control,” Ihedigbo said. “When it all accumulates in a win, we’re very excited.” The Ravens faced the Patriots again in the AFC Championship, the fourth season in a row that Ihedigbo played in the AFC Championship. The Ravens beat the Patriots 28-13, and qualified for the Super Bowl for the first time in 12 years. The Ravens defeated the San Francisco 49ers, 34–31, in Super Bowl XLVII.

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Ranked on the list of most popular Football Player. Also ranked in the elit list of famous celebrity born in United States. James Ihedigbo celebrates birthday on December 3 of every year.

After the NFL lockout ended Ihedigbo became a free agent. The Jets had three free agent safeties: Brodney Pool, Eric Smith, and James Ihedigbo. The Jets decided to sign Pool and Smith and let Ihedigbo go. Ihedigbo signed with the New England Patriots on August 19, 2011. James Ihedigbo got his first tackle with the Patriots in Week 2 against the San Diego Chargers. In his first game against his former team the New York Jets Ihedigbo had a career-high 6 tackles in a New England win 30-21. Two weeks later playing the Pittsburgh Steelers he had eight tackles in one game, which was a career-high for him. Ihedigbo became a starter with the Patriots after a number of other defensive backs were either cut or injured. Prior to the start of the season, Pro Bowl safety Brandon Meriweather as well as fellow starter James Sanders were cut. In Week 10, The Patriots played the Jets again, and Ihedigbo lead the Patriots with seven tackles as New England won 37-16. Through ten games in the 2011 season, Ihedigbo started 6 games and made 42 tackles. At the end of the regular season the Patriots went 13-3 and had the best recorded in the American Football Conference. In the Divisional Round of the playoffs, Ihedigbo had seven tackles in a 45-10 win over the Denver Broncos. The Patriots made the AFC Championship game and played the Baltimore Ravens. James Ihedigbo had eight tackles and a sack in that game. The Patriots would win 23-20. Before the Super Bowl, Coach Bill Belichick said that James Ihedigbo would start at safety in the Super Bowl. James Ihedigbo started the game and made five tackles but the New England Patriots would lose to the New York Giants 21-17. Ihedigbo played all 16 game in 2011, starting in 12 of them. He had a career-high in tackles with 69. His 69 tackles was the 5th best on the Patriots for that season. Ihedigbo was re-signed June 22, 2012. He was released after the end of the 2012 NFL preseason, on August 31, 2012.

On March 12, 2013 it was announced that the Baltimore Ravens re-signed James Ihedigbo to a one-year contract. At the end of the 2013 pre-season coach John Harbaugh announced that Ihedigbo would start at safety in week 1 for the Ravens. In the second quarter in a game versus the Cincinnati Bengals, Ihedigbo got his first career interception from Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton. Later in the 4th quarter of the same game, Ihedigbo intercepted Dalton again. He also recorded 9 tackles.

On March 24, 2014, Ihedigbo signed a two-year contract with the Detroit Lions.

On November 15, 2016, Ihedigbo was signed by the Buffalo Bills. He was placed on injured reserve on December 13, 2016 with an ankle injury.

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