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Arie Kouandjio (born April 23, 1992) is an American football guard for the Washington Redskins of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Alabama, and was drafted by the Redskins in the fourth round of the 2015 NFL Draft.

Contents

1 Early life 2 College career 3 Professional career

3.1 Washington Redskins 3.2 Baltimore Ravens 3.3 Washington Redskins (second stint)

4 Personal life 5 References 6 External links

Early life[edit] Georgette and Jean-Claude Kouandjio, Arie's mother and father, immigrated to the United States from Cameroon in 1998 when he was six years old.[1] Kouandjio attended DeMatha Catholic High School in Hyattsville, Maryland. He was a four-star recruit by Rivals.com.[2] In February 2010, he committed to the University of Alabama to play college football.[3][4] College career[edit] Kouandjio was redshirted as a true freshman in 2010. As a redshirt freshman in 2011, he played in two games before a knee injury ended his season.[5] As a sophomore in 2012, Kouandjio played in 11 of 14 games as a backup.[6] He became a starter for the first time as junior in 2013, starting all 13 games. Kouandjio returned as a starter his senior year in 2014.[7] He started all 14 games and was named a second team All-American. Professional career[edit] Washington Redskins[edit] The Washington Redskins drafted Kouandjio in the fourth round with the 112th overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft.[8] He signed a four-year contract on May 11, 2015.[9] On September 2, 2017, Kouandjio was waived by the Redskins.[10] Baltimore Ravens[edit] On September 19, 2017, Kouandjio was signed to the Baltimore Ravens' practice squad.[11] Washington Redskins (second stint)[edit] On October 28, 2017, Kouandjio was signed by the Redskins off the Ravens' practice squad.[12] He played in eight games in 2017, starting six at right guard. Personal life[edit] Kouandjio's younger brother, Cyrus, who played at Alabama as an offensive tackle and was selected in second round of the 2014 NFL Draft by the Buffalo Bills.[13][14] Kouandjio became a U.S. citizen on September 13, 2016.[1] References[edit]

^ a b Sabin, Rainer. As fellow NFL players sit for anthem, former Alabama OL proud to become an American, Alabama Media Group, September 13, 2016. ^ "Rivals.com". sports.yahoo.com.  ^ "Offensive line recruit Arie Kouandjio set to sign with Alabama".  ^ Bone, Andrew. "ANDREW BONE: Arie Kouandjio Picks Bama".  ^ "Tide injury update: Arie Kouandjio might need season-ending knee surgery".  ^ "Get to know Tide lineman Arie Kouandjio, who wants to start next to his brother".  ^ "Tide's Kouandjio a pleasant surprise on offensive line".  ^ Czarda, Stephen (May 2, 2015). "Redskins Pick Arie Kouandjio In Fourth Round". Redskins.com. Retrieved 2015-05-03.  ^ "Nine Redskins Draft Picks Agree To Terms". Redskins.com. May 11, 2015. Retrieved 2015-05-21.  ^ "9/2: Redskins Make Roster Moves". Redskins.com. September 2, 2017.  ^ Mink, Ryan (September 19, 2017). "Ravens Sign Two Offensive Linemen to 53-Man Roster". BaltimoreRavens.com.  ^ Czarda, Stephen (October 28, 2017). "Redskins Sign Arie Kouandjio And Orlando Franklin". Redskins.com.  ^ "Alabama Crimson Tide linemen Cyrus and Arie Kouandjio just 'regular kids'". 14 April 2013.  ^ Czarda, Stephen (May 2, 2015). "Arie Kouandjio Spends Draft Weekend With His Brother, A Bills Guard". Redskins.com. Retrieved 2015-05-03. 

External links[edit]

Alabama Crimson Tide bio

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2011 Alabama Crimson Tide football—consensus national champions

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2012 Alabama Crimson Tide football—consensus national champions

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Head coach Nick Saban

Assistant coaches Burton Burns Mike Groh Doug Nussmeier Jeremy Pruitt Kirby Smart Jeff Stoutland Bobby Williams

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Washington Redskins 2015 NFL draft selections

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