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Chicago Bears defensive end Adewale Ogunleye (93) pressures Seattle Seahawks quarterback Matt Hasselback (8) during the second quarter at Soldier Field in Chicago on October 1, 2006. Hasselback escaped Ogunleye, but threw an interception to Rickey Manning Jr. on the play.(UPI Photo/Brian Kersey)
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Adewale Ogunleye (born August 9, 1977 in Brooklyn, New York) is an American football defensive end for the Houston Texans. He was signed by the Miami Dolphins as an undrafted free agent in 2000. He played college football at Indiana.

Ogunleye is of Nigerian background, and his grandfather was king of the city Emure. Ogun in his surname means "The god of iron." His father is a social worker employed by the City of New York.

Ogunleye played high school football at Tottenville High School in his hometown of Staten Island, New York City, New York. He was a classmate of Major League baseball All Star starting pitcher Jason Marquis.

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