'Draft day is a special day': Albert Okwuegbunam recalls the moment he became a Bronco
Before the start of the 2021 NFL Draft, Albert Okwuegbunam reflects on his draft day when he was selected by the Broncos and discusses the draft prospects for his former Missouri teammate Nick Bolton.
#LACvsDEN: DaeSean Hamilton turns on the jets for 40-yard TD
Quarterback Drew Lock finds wide receiver DaeSean Hamilton for a 40-yard touchdown, his first of the season.
#LACvsDEN: Albert Okwuegbunam pulls down first career touchdown
Quarterback Drew Lock completes a 9-yard touchdown pass to tight end Albert Okwuegbunam.
'Just like college': Albert Okwuegbunam discusses NFL debut, chemistry with Drew Lock and areas to improve upon moving forward
After catching two passes for 45 yards in his NFL debut, tight end Albert Okwuegbunam talks about areas he can improve in and whether he did enough to be active on game days moving forward.
Behind the scenes: Broncos sign rookie deals and meet John Elway
Nine of the ten players in the Broncos' 2020 draft class officially signed their rookie contracts and met John Elway on Monday.
Albert Okwuegbunam looking forward to playing key role in Broncos 'high-powered offense'
Fourth-round pick Albert Okwuegbunam talks about what he brings to the Broncos roster, as the former Missouri tight end ran the fastest 40-yard dash of his position group at the NFL Scouting Combine.
Albert Okwuegbunam gets 'The Call' from the Broncos
Watch as fourth-round pick Albert Okwuegbunam receives the phone call from President of Football Operations/General Manager John Elway and Head Coach Vic Fangio notifying him that he'll be a Denver Bronco.
'I can't even explain how fired up I am': Okwuegbunam reacts to becoming a Bronco
Fourth-round pick Albert Okwuegbunam talks with the media about being reunited with Drew Lock and what he hopes to add to this team.
2020 NFL Draft Highlights: Albert Okwuegbunam
Check out some of the top plays from Broncos fourth-round pick Albert Okwuegbunam from his career at Missouri.
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OKWUEGBUNAM AT A GLANCE:
- A rookie tight end who played 33 games (24 starts) during his collegiate career at the University of Missouri, totaling 98 receptions for 1,187 yards (12.1 avg.) with 23 touchdowns.
- Led all Missouri receivers in touchdown catches as a redshirt junior in 2019 with six touchdowns on 26 receptions to along with 306 yards (11.8 avg.).
- Was named a finalist for the John Mackey Award in 2018 while playing with Broncos quarterback Drew Lock, who set a then-SEC record for touchdown passes in a single-season (44).
- Spent two seasons (2017-18) with Lock, catching 72 receptions for 881 yards (12.2 avg.) with 17 touchdowns during that time.
- Attended Sacred-Heart Griffin in Springfield, Ill., where he was a two-time state champion as a sophomore and junior.
- Selected by the Broncos in the fourth round (118th overall) of the 2019 NFL Draft.
Bradley Chubb held out of team drills, Broncos to wait 'another couple days before we cut him loose'
Albert Okwuegbunam, who tore his ACL in early November, participated in drills on a limited basis.
2021 #BroncosCamp Preview: Can the Broncos' offensive line use its continuity to its advantage?
Denver's offensive line was one of the Broncos' most-improved units in 2020, but what steps can they take to improve even further in 2021?
2021 #BroncosCamp Preview: Noah Fant leads Broncos TEs into 2021, looks to take jump among NFL's elite
As he enters Year 3, Fant will look to make the jump to join elite players like Travis Kelce, George Kittle and Darren Waller and earn his first career Pro Bowl appearance.
Courtland Sutton impressing in rehab; Albert Okwuegbunam, Essang Bassey likely not 'full speed' to start training camp
"I can't imagine that he could be doing any better than he is at this stage in rehab," Head Coach Vic Fangio said of Sutton.
'I really felt myself improving every week': TE Albert Okwuegbunam nears next step in rehab from torn ACL, looks ahead to return
Okwuegbunam played a key role in the Broncos' comeback win over the Chargers, but he suffered a torn ACL the next week in Atlanta.
Evaluating how the Broncos' late-round draft picks performed in 2020
Albert Okwuegbunam's game against the Los Angeles Chargers was one of the highlights of the Broncos' season.
Injury Report: TE Albert Okwuegbunam ruled out for season with ACL injury
Head Coach Vic Fangio also provided updates on starters Noah Fant, A.J. Bouye, Bryce Callahan, Demar Dotson, Shelby Harris and Graham Glasgow.
Albert Okwuegbunam, Demar Dotson leave #DENvsATL after injuries
Dotson suffered a groin injury in the first half and Okwuegbunam left the game in the third quarter.
Cover 4: Broncos storm back from 21-point deficit to grab 31-30 win
The Broncos earned their largest comeback win since 2012 as they surged back in the fourth quarter to earn a victory over their division rival.
Mile High Morning: Pro Football Focus's top five-graded Broncos from #KCvsDEN
One Bronco's solid outing also helped him become the top-graded player at his position so far.
'It's going to be a great challenge': A year after tough prime-time loss vs. Chiefs, Broncos look to flip script facing similar opportunity
The Broncos' defense will likely face its biggest challenge of the year. If they're up for it, the Broncos could earn a monumental win and defeat the Chiefs for the first time since Week 2 of the 2015 season.
Courtland Sutton among Broncos' inactives for #TENvsDEN
In the first game of the season, the Broncos will be without their top receiver.
Injury Report: Courtland Sutton questionable for #TENvsDEN
Head Coach Vic Fangio explained what Sutton must do in order to play on Monday.
Injury Report: Chubb, Glasgow, Okwuegbunam upgraded to full participants in Friday practice
Courtland Sutton did not practice Friday.
#BroncosCamp Injury Report: TE Albert Okwuegbunam misses practice with hip injury
Kareem Jackson received a vet day after leaving a cupcake on Head Coach Vic Fangio's desk.
'That's just the competitor I am': Paired again with Drew Lock, Albert Okwuegbunam aims to make an impact as a rookie
Okwuegbunam, the Broncos' 2020 fourth-round draft pick, caught 72 passes for 881 yards and 17 touchdowns from Lock during their two seasons together at the University of Missouri, and he said Monday that it feels like they've picked up where they left off.
Broncos agree to terms with fourth-round pick Albert Okwuegbunam on rookie contract
Okwuegbunam is the second member of the Broncos' draft class to agree to terms.
#BroncosCamp preview: What to expect from Noah Fant and the Broncos' tight ends
While Fant will continue to lead the group, the position group will look different behind him.
Broncos announce uniform numbers for 2020 rookie class, other new additions
The Broncos' rookie class, future-contract signings and newest free-agent additions have picked their new numbers.
'They've got two of my guys': Former Missouri HC Barry Odom reflects on connection between Drew Lock, Albert Okwuegbunam
Odom, now Arkansas' defensive coordinator, got a first-hand look at the connection between the now-Broncos teammates.
Ask Aric: What role will the Broncos' rookies play in Year 1?
In this post-draft edition of the mailbag, Aric DiLalla evaluates where the Broncos' rookies fit in, how Denver's offensive line is shaping up and much more.
A brief look at Denver's Day 3 picks and what they bring to the Broncos
From Albert Okwuegbunam to Derrek Tuszka, get to know the Broncos' five Day 3 selections.
'[If] we needed a big play, his eyes are coming to me': College teammates Drew Lock, Albert Okwuegbunam set to reunite
Lock threw 17 touchdown passes to Okwuegbunam in their two seasons together at Missouri.
Best offseason program photos: Blocking and bullying defenses with the tight ends
As we prepare for training camp, here's a glimpse back at the offseason program with a look just at the tight ends.
Inside offseason workouts with Courtland Sutton, Noah Fant and Albert Okwuegbunam
Take an exclusive look at a few Broncos' players offseason workouts as they prepare for the 2021 season.
Top moments from the Broncos' 2020 rookie class
Flip back through the best plays and moments from the Broncos' 2020 rookie class, including Jerry Jeudy, KJ Hamler, Lloyd Cushenberry III and more.
The newest Broncos' first day at Empower Field at Mile High
From the locker room through practice, here's how the newest Broncos — 2020 draftees, trade acquisitions, veteran free agents and more — experienced their first day as Broncos at Empower Field at Mile High.
Broncos' 2020 draft picks sign rookie contracts, meet John Elway
Nearly all of the Broncos' 2020 draft class arrived at UCHealth Training Center to ink their rookie contracts and meet President of Football Operations/General Manager John Elway. (KJ Hamler is not eligible to enter the building until Tuesday after starting his COVID testing a day later than the rest of the group.)
Inside player-led workouts with Drew Lock, Phillip Lindsay, Todd Davis and more
Take an inside look at two player-led workouts with Drew Lock, Phillip Lindsay, Noah Fant, Todd Davis and more players. (Photos by Lemar Griffin)
Rookie flashbacks: The biggest movies, news and more from Broncos rookies' birth years
You might feel a little old when you see what the big movies, songs and news was in the years in which several of our rookies were born.
Pro Football Focus stats to know about the Broncos' 2020 draft class
Using stats from Pro Football Focus' 2020 NFL Draft guide, we collected some of the top stats and grades to know about each player in the Broncos' 2020 NFL Draft class.
From Jeudy to Tuszka: Here's the Denver Broncos' 2020 NFL Draft class
Here's a quick rundown of who make up the Broncos' 2020 NFL Draft class, with a photo for each pick.