Wareham native signs with Seattle Seahawks

May 3, 2022

Joshua Onujiogu, a Wareham native, has signed a contract with the  Seattle Seahawks as an undrafted free agent following the NFL Draft.

He played as a defensive end at Framingham State University and was the Defensive End of the Year for the fall 2021 season, as chosen by the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference.

Onujiogu is one of two NCAA Division III athletes who signed with an NFL team after this year’s draft, according to D3football.com.

The Framingham State alumnus was a two-time MASCAC Defensive Player of the Year, with 13.5 sacks, 68 tackles and an interception in his most recent season, according to a Framingham State press release.

Onujiogu will leave for Seattle later this month, the release states. The Seattle Seahawks have won the Super Bowl once, against the Denver Broncos in 2014.