Christian Okoye

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Birthday
16, 1961
Birthplace
Enugu, Nigeria
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
16, 1961 (age 57)
Birthplace
Enugu, Nigeria

About

Earned the nickname "The Nigerian Nightmare" thanks to his punishing running style. He was a 2-time Pro Bowl selection with the Kansas City Chiefs, leading the NFL in rushing yards in 1989.

Before Fame

He was drafted by the Kansas City Chiefs in the second round of the 1987 NFL draft.

Trivia

He entered the NFL running a 4.40 40-yard dash at a weight of 260 lbs.

Family Life

He was born in Enegu, Nigeria and attended Azusa Pacific University.

Associated With

He was coached by Marty Schottenheimer as a member of the Chiefs.