2021 NFL Draft Scouting Report: LB Amen Ogbongbemiga

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Amen Ogbongbemiga was originally born in Nigeria prior to spending the rest of his childhood in Houston, Texas and Calgary. Amen has a brother, Alex, who played at Houston and is currently a fullback for the BC Lions of the Canadian Football League (CFL). A standout special teams player during the first two years of his career where he won a host of accolades, he took on a bigger role during the 2019 and 2020 seasons. In 2019, he led Oklahoma State in tackles for loss (15.5). 

Ideal Role: Developmental SAM or WILL linebacker.

Scheme Fit: An attacking 4-3 defense as a developmental weak- or strong-side linebacker that allows him to operate in space.

Written by Jordan Reid

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Jordan Reid

Senior NFL Draft Analyst

Jordan Reid is a Senior NFL Draft Analyst for The Draft Network. Gaining experience from various lenses of the game, he has previously served as a college quarterback, position coach, and recruiting coordinator at North Carolina Central University. He now serves as a Color Commentator for FloSports, covering both high school and college football games around the country while also being the host of The Reid Option Podcast.