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OLB Ola Adeniyi

Ola Adeniyi

Ola Adeniyi

STATUS: AGREED TO TERMS - MARCH 25

READ: Titans Agree to Terms With OLB/Special Teams Standout Ola Adeniyi

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OUTSIDE LINEBACKER
6-1 | 248 lbs

COLLEGE: TOLEDO
HOMETOWN: FORT BEND COUNTY, TX
ACQUIRED: FREE AGENT - 2021
NFL EXPERIENCE (NFL/TITANS): 4/1
GAMES PLAYED/GAMES STARTED: 48/1 (PLAYOFFS: 2/0)

Ola Adeniyi is an outside linebacker that has excelled on special teams coverage units during his NFL career. The 6-foot-1-inch, 248-pounder joined the Titans as a free agent in 2021 after spending his first three seasons with the Pittsburgh Steelers organization. Adeniyi, a former rookie free agent, will look to make his biggest impact as a core member of the Titans' special teams units, as well as provide veteran depth in the linebacking corps.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:

  • In 2020, Adeniyi appeared in 15 games for the Steelers and tallied career-highs with 16 tackles and eight special teams stops.

TITANS TIDBITS:

  • Adeniyi was born in Lagos, Nigeria. His mother wanted the best possible life for her family so she moved Ola and his brother, Olamide, to Dallas, Texas when he was eight years old. He was raised in Fort Bend County, Texas.
  • His full name Olasunkanmi means "my wealth is coming."

CAREER TRANSACTIONS:

  • The Lagos, Nigeria, native was originally signed by the Pittsburgh Steelers as a rookie free agent on April 28, 2018.
  • Signed by the Titans as a free agent on March 23, 2021.
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