N. D. Kalu

N. D. Kalu
No. 53, 72, 94
Position: Defensive end[1]
Personal information
Born: (1975-08-03) August 3, 1975
Baltimore, Maryland
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight: 265 lb (120 kg)
Career information
High school: San Antonio (TX) Marshall
College: Rice
NFL Draft: 1997 / Round: 5 / Pick: 152
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Total tackles: 193
Sacks: 31.0
Forced fumbles: 4
Fumble recoveries: 4
Interceptions: 1
Defensive touchdowns: 1
Player stats at NFL.com

Ndukwe Dike "N. D." Kalu (born August 3, 1975) is a former American football defensive end.[1] He was drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles in the fifth round of the 1997 NFL Draft. He played college football at Rice.

Early years

Kalu attended Pat Neff Middle School and graduated in 1989. Then Kalu attended John Marshall High School in San Antonio, Texas and graduated in 1993. He holds the record in high jump for the Rams at 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m).

Professional career

Kalu was originally selected with the 22nd pick of the fifth round of the 1997 NFL Draft out of Rice University by the Philadelphia Eagles.[1] He later played for the Washington Redskins, then returned to the Eagles, then finished his NFL career with the Houston Texans.

Personal life

Kalu is of Nigerian descent.

He is currently working at sports radio station KBME in Houston co-hosting a show with former 11-year NFL veteran Greg Koch called ""In The Trenches".[2] He also serves as an occasional analyst for CSN Houston, American Sports Network and ESPN3.


  1. 1 2 3 Gehman, Jim (31 July 2015). "Where Are They Now? DE N.D. Kalu". philadelphiaeagles.com. Philadelphia Eagles. Retrieved 11 February 2018.
  2. Barron, David (15 June 2017). "On TV/Radio: Lance Zierlein's impending exit leads to more changes in Houston sports talk". Houston Chronicle. Hearst Newspapers, LLC. Retrieved 11 February 2018.
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