Breaking News: Just IN New Orleans Saints Are IN Talk To Sign THE Top Experienced NFL Lineman

Olisaemeka Udoh, an offensive lineman, has agreed to terms with the New Orleans Saints, according to a statement made by general manager and executive vice president Mickey Loomis on Tuesday. Five things concerning the Saints roster addition are as follows:
After five seasons with the Minnesota Vikings, where he played in 43 games (18 starts), Udoh is joining the Saints.

Klint Kubiak, the offensive coordinator for the Saints, was also Udoh’s coach while he was with the Vikings. From 2019 to 2020, Kubiak was the quarterbacks coach for the Vikings. In 2021, he assumed the position of offensive coordinator. In 2021, Udoh also assumed a more significant role, participating in all 17 games and making 16 starts at right guard. According to Pro Football Focus, Udoh played 1,076 offensive snaps (94% of the Vikings offensive snap total) and gave up just one sack that season.

The 325-pound, 6-foot-6 blocker, who has experience playing both guard and tackle in the NFL, adds versatility to the offensive line group.
Elon University product Udoh was chosen in the sixth round (193rd overall) of the 2019 NFL Draft. As a senior in 2018, he was chosen to the first team of the CAA and received an invitation to the 2019 East-West Shrine Game. He also started 45 straight games for the Phoenix.

The player attended Terry Sanford High School in Fayetteville, North Carolina. Udoh was named to the Cape Fear Region second team during his final year with the Bulldogs.

 

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