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Donald Igwebuike
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Personal information
Born: (1960-12-27) December 27, 1960 (age 61)
Enugu, Nigeria
Height:5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Weight:184 lb (83 kg)
Career information
NFL Draft:1985 / Round: 10 / Pick: 260
Career history
Career NFL statistics
FG Made:108
FG Attempted:143
FG %:75.5
PAT Made:153
PAT Attempted:160
PAT %:95.6
Career Arena statistics
FG Made:0
FG Attempted:3
PAT Made:8
PAT Attempted:13
Player stats at · PFR ·

Donald Amechi Igwebuike (born December 27, 1960) is a Nigerian-born former American football kicker who played professionally for the National Football League's Tampa Bay Buccaneers from 1985 to 1989. He is the fourth place all-time scorer for the Buccaneers with 416 overall points. Often kicking barefoot, Igwebuike also played for the 1990 Minnesota Vikings and in the Canadian Football League with the Baltimore Stallions in 1994 and the Memphis Mad Dogs in 1995. Earlier, he attended Clemson University and was the kicker for the Tigers' 1981 national championship team.and soccer team.

In November 1990, Igwebuike was indicted by a federal grand jury on felony charges that he assisted a $1 million heroin smuggling plot.[1] He was acquitted in April 1991.[2]

Personal life

Igwebuike is a first cousin, once removed to Detroit Lions running back Godwin Igwebuike.


  1. ^ Viking Place-Kicker Is Indicted on Heroin-Smuggling Charges
  2. ^ "Igwebuike acquitted of drug smuggling". The New York Times. 16 April 1991. Archived from the original on 2021-07-16. Retrieved 15 July 2021.