Coaches

Kenechi Udeze
Coaching Intern

Kenechi Udeze will be a coaching intern/defensive line for Seattle, after spending three seasons as an assistant strength coach at the University of Washington.

He was originally the 20th overall selection by the Minnesota Vikings in the 2004 NFL Draft. In four seasons, he started 47 of 51 games for the Vikings, recording 117 tackles (86 solo), 11.0 sacks, three passes defensed, two forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries.

Udeze was placed on injured reserve for the 2008 season after being diagnosed with leukemia, and was forced to retire in 2009 as a result of the cancer.

Kenechi Udeze will be a coaching intern/defensive line for Seattle, after spending three seasons as an assistant strength coach at the University of Washington.

He was originally the 20th overall selection by the Minnesota Vikings in the 2004 NFL Draft. In four seasons, he started 47 of 51 games for the Vikings, recording 117 tackles (86 solo), 11.0 sacks, three passes defensed, two forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries.

Udeze was placed on injured reserve for the 2008 season after being diagnosed with leukemia, and was forced to retire in 2009 as a result of the cancer.

 

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