Ogbuehi in 2015
|No. 70 Cincinnati Bengals|
|Date of birth:||April 25, 1992|
|Place of birth:||Allen, Texas|
|Height:||6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)|
|Weight:||306 lb (139 kg)|
|High school:||Allen (TX)|
|NFL Draft:||2015 / Round: 1 / Pick: 21|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics as of Week 9, 2016|
Ogbuehi attended Allen High School in Allen, Texas, where he was a two-time all-state selection. In his junior year, Ogbuehi was the best blocker for an offense that averaged 36.1 points and 225 rushing yards per game, finishing the season 15–1 with a UIL state championship. As a senior, Ogbuehi helped lead the way for an Allen offense that averaged over 466 yards per game, allowing just one sack. He was an Associated Press second-team all-state pick and unanimous first-team all-district honoree. He played in the 2010 U.S. Army All-American Bowl.
Regarded as a four-star recruit by Rivals.com, Ogbuehi was ranked as the No. 13 offensive tackle recruit in his class. He chose Texas A&M over offers from Nebraska, Kansas, Texas Tech, and Oklahoma State.
Ogbuehi was redshirted in 2010. As a freshman in 2011 he started six of 10 games at guard. As a sophomore in 2012, he started all 13 games at guard. As a junior in 2013, he was moved to offensive tackle.
As a senior in 2014, he received first team All-America honors from the Walter Camp Football Foundation.
As early as May 2014, Ogbuehi was projected a high first-round selection in the 2015 NFL Draft by various mock drafts. Despite tearing his ACL in his final college football game, he was selected 21st in the 2015 NFL draft by the Cincinnati Bengals.
|Ht||Wt||Arm length||Hand size||40-yd dash||10-yd split||20-yd split||20-ss||3-cone||Vert||Broad||BP|
|6 ft 5¼ in||306 lb||35⅞ in||10 in||23 reps|
|All values from NFL Combine|
- Rivals.com offensive tackles 2010
- Cedric Ogbuehi excited to show his NFL value at offensive tackle
- Brugler, Dane (May 11, 2014). "2015 NFL mock draft: Big Ten, ACC prospects lead the way". CBS Sports.
- Sobleski, Brent (May 11, 2014). "2015 mock draft: Jameis Winston slips out of Top 5". USA Today.
- Burke, Chris (May 13, 2015). "2015 NFL Mock Draft 1.0: Cedric Ogbuehi goes No. 1 overall to Oakland Raiders". Sports Illustrated.