Austin Taskrabbitter Today, Philadelphia Eagles Linebacker Tomorrow?

Danny Ezechukwu moved to Austin in the spring after his wife got a job. He’s been working odd jobs around town for some extra cash but he’s not your average temp worker.

By Jimmy MaasJuly 27, 2018 9:23 am| , ,

From KUT:

The NFL officially lists Danny Ezechukwu as 6-foot-2, 250 pounds. He started three years as a linebacker and defensive end for Purdue. He earned an honorable mention on the All-Big Ten team last season and made the Academic All-Big Ten team twice. He earned his degree in industrial management in 2017 and was working on a graduate degree.

Impressive credentials, but far from a sure thing in pro football, so he moved with his wife and son from Indiana to Austin.

“She got a job down here and I was onboard immediately,” Ezechukwu said. “She fell in love with it, moved down here. And after OTAs [offseason workouts] finished, I was on a plane.”

Since then, he’s been spending as much time as he can with the family, working out and doing what he calls his side hustle.

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