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2022 NFL Draft Prospect Profile: TE Chigoziem Okonkwo, Maryland

Chigoziem Okonkwo's versatility as an inline blocker and potential H-back sure does look intriguing for a Giants team looking to upgrade their tight end room.
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Chigoziem Okonkwo, TE

Height: 6’2 ½”
Weight: 238 lbs.
Class: Senior
School: Maryland
Arm length: 32 ¾”
Hand size: 9 ¾”


A former three-star recruit out of Powder Springs, Georgia, where he attended Hillgrove High School, Okonkwo was the 23rd tight end, and the 57th recruit out of Georgia in the 2018 cycle. He missed the 2020 season with a bought of myocarditis but returned with a good senior season.

Nov 13, 2021; East Lansing, Michigan, USA; Maryland Terrapins tight end Chigoziem Okonkwo (9) runs the ball against Michigan State Spartans linebacker Noah Harvey (45) during the fourth quarter at Spartan Stadium.
Nov 13, 2021; East Lansing, Michigan, USA; Maryland Terrapins tight end Chigoziem Okonkwo (9) scores a touchdown during the second quarter against the Michigan State Spartans at Spartan Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Tim Fuller-USA TODAY Sports
Sep 4, 2021; College Park, Maryland, USA; Maryland Terrapins tight end Chigoziem Okonkwo (9) catches a pass and runs for a touchdown during the first quarter against the West Virginia Mountaineers at Capital One Field at Maryland Stadium.
Sep 7, 2019; College Park, MD, USA; Maryland Terrapins tight end Chigoziem Okonkwo (9) runs with the ball as Syracuse Orange defensive back Eric Coley (34) tackles during the first quarter at Capital One Field at Maryland Stadium.

GRADE: 6.0D

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