Daniel Adongo

Daniel Adongo
No. -- Free agent
Position:Outside linebacker
Personal information
Date of birth: (1989-10-12) 12 October 1989 (age 27)
Place of birth: Nairobi, Kenya
Height:6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Weight:270 lb (122 kg)
Career information
High school:Strathmore School
College:University of Pretoria
Career history
  • Indianapolis Colts (2013−2015)
Career NFL statistics as of Week 14, 2015
Games played:5
Forced fumbles:0
Player stats at NFL.com


Daniel Ojambo Adongo (given birth to (1989-10-12)12 Oct 1989) is a Kenyan sportsman. He transferred to South Africa in 2007 to become listed on the Sharks’ rugby academy and performed professional rugby union in South Africa and New Zealand between 2011 and 2013. Then changed into American football, signing up for the Indianapolis Colts as another linebacker until 2015. He’s currently a free of charge agent.

Rugby union

Daniel Adongo Name Daniel Ojambo Adongo Elevation 1.96 m (6 foot 5 in) Fat 112 kg (247 lb) College Strathmore School School School of Pretoria Rugby union profession Placement(s) Lock / Flanker Youngsters Profession –2006 Kenya Harlequins 2007–2010 Sharks Beginner group(s) Years Group Apps (Factors) 2012 UP Tuks 3 (0) Senior profession Years Group Apps (Factors) 2011 Sharks (Currie Glass) 10 (15) 2012 Blue Bulls 8 (5) 2012 Counties Manukau 9 (0) 2013 Kings 5 (0) 2013 Eastern Province Kings 4 (0) Correct by 28 June 2013 Country wide group(s) Years Group Apps (Factors)Being a rugby participant, he plays possibly being a lock or a flanker, and last played Super Rugby for the Southern Kings in the 2013 Super Rugby period.


In Kenya, he played for Strathmore College, where he was also crowned Sportsman of the entire year. He became a member of the Kenya Harlequins junior group. He was noticed by South African scouts in the 2006 Safari Sevens competition, playing in the universities category for Strathmore College. In 2007, he became a member of towards the Sharks academy. He advanced from Under–19 level in 2008 to Under–21 level this year 2010.


He was contained in the Sharks XV squad for the 2010 Vodacom Glass, but didn't play in virtually any fits. He do play in twelve Under–21 fits later in the entire year and was once more contained in the squad for the 2011 Vodacom Glass competition, where he produced his debut in the starting match of the growing season, a 30–19 triumph on the Blue Bulls. He produced a complete of ten looks for the reason that competition, rating three attempts. He was also contained in the Sharks squad for the 2011 Currie Glass Premier Department, but didn't feature for the reason that competition.

Blue Bulls

By the end of 2011, he was signed with the Blue Bulls. He produced eight appearances on their behalf in the 2012 Vodacom Glass, but he was after that released from his agreement after just half a year to become listed on New Zealand ITM Glass group Counties Manukau.

Counties Manukau

He joined up with Counties Manukau before the 2012 ITM Glass. He produced his debut against Southland and performed in eight fits for them on the way to earning the Tournament and subsequent advertising towards the Premiership. Nevertheless, he wasn't called within their 2013 squad.


He joined the Kings from Counties Manukau for the 2013 Super Rugby period. He was an unused alternative in the Kings' historical initial ever match against the Drive, but he do make his Super Rugby debut the next week, arriving on being a past due alternative against his previous group the Sharks. He also made an appearance against the Chiefs and made his initial Super Rugby begin against the Crusaders in Christchurch. Nevertheless, after another replacement appearance against the Brumbies, he dropped below Rynier Bernardo in the pecking purchase and reverted to playing local rugby, playing three fits for the Eastern Province Kings in the 2013 Vodacom Glass competition. Yet another substitute appearance in the house victory within the Highlanders implemented, aswell as playing the starting match from the 2013 Currie Glass First Division period, but his period then found a early end carrying out a torn bicep damage.

Varsity Cup

He also played for UP Tuks in the 2012 Varsity Glass, playing in 3 matches.


Internationally, he performed for the Kenyan Under–18 and Under–21 national groups, and, although he in the beginning expressed a wish to play for South Africa internationally, he announced himself designed for Kenya for the 2015 Rugby Globe Glass qualifying series.

American football

On 25 July 2013, the NFL's Indianapolis Colts announced that they signed Adongo as another linebacker even though he had zero previous American football encounter. After hanging out as an associate from the Colts' practice squad, Adongo was put into the Colts' energetic roster on 3 Dec 2013. Adongo made an appearance in two video games for the Colts in 2013, but didn't record a deal with.On 7 August 2014, Adongo received a bicep damage throughout a pre-season video game, and was waived using the damage designation with the Colts the next time. When he cleared waivers, he reverted towards the Indianapolis Colts' harmed reserve.On 5 Sept 2015, Adongo was waived with the Colts. He was agreed upon to the practice squad the next time. Adongo was raised to the energetic roster on 12 November. He was waived once again on 17 Dec 2015 after police workers received at least two reviews of possible local assault between Adongo and an unidentified feminine.