Patrick Afriyie

Defensive End

#96

Experience: 1 year

Height: 6-2

Age: 22

Weight: 240 lbs

College: Colgate

2018 SEASON

  • TCKLS
  • SCK
  • FF
  • INT

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Biography

COLLEGE: Played four seasons (2014-17) at Colgate, appearing in 44 games with 29 starts…Ranks second in school history with 26.5 career sacks…Posted 152 tackles (92 solo) and 49.5 tackles for loss for the Raiders…Earned first-team All-Patriot League honors in each of his last three seasons at Colgate…Named Patriot League Defensive Player of the Year, ECAC FCS Defensive Player of the Year and Colgate’s Hal Lahar Defensive Most Valuable Player in 2016.

PERSONAL: Given name Patrick Adjei Afriyie…Last name is pronounced uh-FREE-yay…Born in Atlanta, Ga. …Cut grass on campus at Colgate during college for his first job…Earned a degree in psychology from Colgate…High School: Played RB, LB and DE for Loomis Chaffee School in Windsor, Conn. …Posted 13 rushing TDs and a TD catch as a senior…Registered 30 tackles, 25 tackles for loss and 11.5 sacks in his final prep season…Earned All-NEPSAC, All-Elite Eight and team MVP honors…Lettered in football, lacrosse and track & field.

CAREER NFL TRANSACTIONS:

2018             Signed by Los Angeles Chargers as undrafted free agent, May 14.

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