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2016 Houston Texans Player Profile: Ufomba Kamalu

A closer look at the Houston Texans roster heading into the 2016 training camp.

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The Rundown

Voted Miami’s Defensive MVP over the likes of Artie Burns (1st round selection) and Deon Bush (4th round selection), Ufomba Kamalu shifted between defensive tackle and end before settling into the 3-4 end spot his senior season. Still a raw player, Kamalu showed he has the intangibles needed to make plays with strength and hustle. 

Outlook

The Texans made sure they brought in enough players to compete at the defensive end position and, with a impressive training camp, Kamalu has a chance to make the team. At 6’6" and 297 lbs., Kamalu fits what the team looks for in the position from a physical stand point. There are veterans in front of Kamalu, but any sign of life will get him a fair look from the coaching staff.

Roster Situation: A good camp will give him a chance for the 53-man roster but practice squad could be the ceiling in his rookie year.  

 

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