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DB Joshua Kalu

Joshua Kalu

Joshua Kalu

STATUS: Unrestricted Free Agent

DEFENSIVE BACK
6-0 | 203 lbs

COLLEGE: NEBRASKA
HOMETOWN: HOUSTON, TX
ACQUIRED: FREE AGENT - 2018
NFL EXPERIENCE (NFL/TITANS): 2/2
GAMES PLAYED/GAMES STARTED: 28/0 (PLAYOFFS: 4/1)

The Titans originally signed Joshua Kalu as a rookie free agent following the 2018 NFL Draft. The 6-foot, 203-pounder is a versatile defensive back that can line up at safety or cornerback in the secondary. The University of Nebraska product spent the first 12 weeks of the 2018 season on the Titans' practice squad before being signed to the active roster on Dec. 1, 2018. He began 2019 on injured reserve before being activated and appearing in the final eight games and all three postseason contests as a reserve and on special teams. In four seasons with the Cornhuskers, Kalu saw action in 48 games and notched 27 passes defensed, including seven interceptions.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:

• In Week 10 of 2019 against Kansas City, Kalu secured the victory by coming off the edge and blocking Harrison Butker's potential game-tying 52-yard field goal as time expired.

• In 2018, made his NFL debut and appeared in five games during his rookie season.

TITANS TIDBITS:

• In the 2019 offseason during the COVID-19 pandemic, Kalu spent time giving back to his hometown of Houston, Texas. He partnered with local restaurants and hand-delivered free meals to healthcare workers fighting the pandemic.

• Kalu was heavily involved in the Lincoln community while at Nebraska. He was named to the Brook Berringer Citizenship Team and the Tom Osborne Citizenship Team as a sophomore, junior and senior.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS:

• In the 2019 offseason during the COVID-19 pandemic, Kalu spent time giving back to his hometown of Houston, Texas. He partnered with local restaurants and hand-delivered free meals to healthcare workers fighting the pandemic.

• Kalu was heavily involved in the Lincoln community while at Nebraska. He was named to the Brook Berringer Citizenship Team and the Tom Osborne Citizenship Team as a sophomore, junior and senior.

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