Foyesade Oluokun attended John Burroughs High School in St. Louis, MO. His name is pronounced: FOY-eh-sa-day oh-LOU-a-con. As a true freshman he started all 10 games, beginning the season at cornerback due to injury before finishing the season at free safety. He recorded 59 tackles, one tackle for loss and four pass breakups that year on his way to second-team All-Ivy League honors. His sophomore season saw him start all 10 games at free safety, recording 79 tackles, 1.5 for loss, two interceptions, two pass breakups and one blocked kick. He was once again given second-team All-Ivy League honors. The following season, he started three games at free safety but missed the majority of the season with a shoulder injury. He finished the year with eight tackles, one pass breakup and two blocked kicks. He returned as a junior to start all nine games he appeared in. The majority of his starts came at free safety, but he also logged two starts at linebacker and one at cornerback. He finished the year with 75 tackles, two for loss, one interception, seven pass breakups and one fumble recovery. As a senior he started all 10 games at outside linebacker, finishing with 50 tackles, nine tackles for loss, three sacks, one interception, four pass breakups and two forced fumbles. He once again earned second-team All-Ivy League honors. He was originally selected by the Atlanta Falcons in the sixth round (200th overall) of the 2018 NFL Draft.
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Signed by Atlanta Falcons on May 9, 2018.
Signed by the Falcons to a four-year contract.