|No. 65 – Detroit Lions|
|Born:||June 12, 1998|
|Height:||6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)|
|Weight:||325 lb (147 kg)|
|High school:||Davidson Academy|
|* Offseason and/or practice squad member only|
|Roster status:||Practice squad|
|Career NFL statistics|
|Player stats at NFL.com · PFR|
Obinna Eze (born June 12, 1998) is an American football offensive tackle for the Detroit Lions of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Memphis and TCU.
Eze migrated to the United States in 2015. Initially a basketball player, he did not start playing football until arriving in the US.
Eze was a highly-ranked OT recruit, and received scholarship offers from many SEC schools. He eventually committed to Memphis prior to his senior year of high school.
|Height||Weight||Arm length||Hand span||40-yard dash||10-yard split||20-yard split||20-yard shuttle||Three-cone drill||Vertical jump||Broad jump||Bench press|
|6 ft 6+1⁄2 in
|5.17 s||1.79 s||3.01 s||5.00 s||8.01 s||27.5 in
|8 ft 8 in
Eze went undrafted in the 2022 NFL Draft, but was signed on May 13, 2022 ahead of Lions training camp. His quest to make the 53-man roster, along with other players', was featured on the HBO television show Hard Knocks. During the 2022 preseason, though not starting, he appeared in 31 snaps against the Falcons, 22 snaps against the Colts, and 23 snaps against the Steelers.
Eze was waived on August 30, as part of final roster cuts, but signed to the practice squad the next day.
Eze's parents still live in Nigeria. He has four siblings. He is married to Yasmeen Eze.