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  • Mon., Jul. 13, 2015 7:00 AM CDT Packers Hall of Fame Inc. Golf Classic

    The Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame Inc. Golf Classic is set for Monday, July 13, 2015, at The Bull in Sheboygan Falls, WI. Those interested in participating in the event can contact Holly Borga (920-965-6986; hollyb@packershalloffame.com) for more information.

  • Sat., Jul. 18, 2015 7:00 PM CDT Brett Favre's Packers HOF Induction Banquet

    The Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame Inc. will induct former Packers quarterback Brett Favre at the 45th Annual Hall of Fame Induction Banquet. The event will also feature the retirement of Favre’s No. 4. This dual recognition is an honor that is unprecedented in Green Bay Packers history. The banquet will be held on Saturday, July 18, 2015, in the Lambeau Field Atrium.

  • Fri., Jul. 24, 2015 11:00 AM CDT 1919 Kitchen & Tap opens

    1919 Kitchen & Tap is scheduled to open on July 24, 2015 on the first floor of the Atrium (below where Curly's Pub was located).  We hope you'll join us at our new restaurant as we continue to make history with respect to our past!

  • Tue., Jul. 28, 2015 11:00 AM CDT Shareholders Meeting

    The Green Bay Packers 2015 Annual Meeting of Shareholders will be held Tuesday, July 28, at 11 a.m., at Lambeau Field. The meeting will take place rain or shine.

  • Thu., Jul. 30, 2015 8:20 AM - 10:20 AM CDT *Public practice *Any practices moved inside to the Don Hutson Center due to inclement weather, poor field conditions or for any other reason will be closed to the public due to space limitations. All other practices listed are expected to be open unless listed otherwise. All outdoor practices are expected to be held on Ray Nitschke Field (across from the Resch Center). All times indicated are Central.
  • Fri., Jul. 31, 2015 8:20 AM - 10:20 AM CDT *Public practice *Any practices moved inside to the Don Hutson Center due to inclement weather, poor field conditions or for any other reason will be closed to the public due to space limitations. All other practices listed are expected to be open unless listed otherwise. All outdoor practices are expected to be held on Ray Nitschke Field (across from the Resch Center). All times indicated are Central.

Players

Chris Banjo
S #32
Height:
5-10
Weight:
207
Age:
25
College:
SMU
Experience:
2

Quick Stats (2014):

TCKL
1
SCK
0.0
FF
0
INT
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SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 20 18 2 0.0 0 2 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0
2014 GB 3 0 1 1 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2013 GB 16 1 19 17 2 0.0 -- 2 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
Recent Games
WKOppResultTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
TotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
15 @BUF L 13-21 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
16 @TB W 20-3 1 1 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
17 DET W 30-20 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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Biography

Pro Highlights

  • Appeared in 16 games with one start as a rookie in 2013, recording 15 tackles (12 solo) and a pass defensed.
  • Finished second on the team with 10 tackles on special teams in 2013.
  • One of three rookie free agents to make the opening-day roster last season after a strong preseason that saw him rank fifth on the team with 10 tackles (nine solo) and a sack.
  • Signed by Green Bay as a free agent on July 29, 2013.
  • Began his career as a free agent with the Jacksonville Jaguars in July 2013, but was waived at the start of training camp.
  • Participated on a tryout basis at rookie minicamps in 2012 with the Oakland Raiders and Pittsburgh Steelers, but did not sign with a team that season.

COLLEGE

Four-year letterman at Southern Methodist who started 47 of 51 games and tallied 321 tackles (195 solo), including 9½ for a loss, 15 passes defensed, four INTs, three forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries…Earned honorable mention All-Conference USA recognition as a senior in 2011 and second-team All-Conference USA honors as a junior in 2010…Earned his degree in sports management.

PERSONAL

Given name Ayokunmi Christopher Oluwaseun Banjo…Born in Houston, Texas…Cousin, Charles Akinyemi, played football at Air Force (2001-02) and Southern Methodist (2004)…High school: Earned three letters in football as a running back and safety at Kempner High in Sugar Land, Texas…Ranked as the nation’s No. 95 safety by ESPN.com and was one of 20 defensive backs named to the 2007 Houston Chronicle’s Top 110…Also a two-star Rivals.com and Scout.com prospect…Earned four letters as a member of the basketball team…Hobbies/interests: Enjoys watching movies, listing Bad Boys II, Harlem Nights and Life as a few of his favorites…Also enjoys playing basketball and video games, naming “Call of Duty” as his favorite…His best friend and high school teammate, George Iloka, is currently a safety with the Cincinnati Bengals…Former college teammates include Saints P Thomas Morstead and Cowboys WR Cole Beasley and CB Sterling Moore…Had to deal with adversity after his mother lost a battle with sickle cell anemia while he was in college, but is thankful that he was able to learn so much from her before she passed away…Credits his mother for preparing him for everything that he has faced throughout his life, both on and off the field…Worked for six months as a technical recruiter at Robert Half, a professional staffing company, before signing with the Jaguars…Names Clyde Drexler, Brian Dawkins and Hakeem Olajuwon as his favorite athletes, and 24, Breaking Bad and Prison Break as his favorite TV shows…Also enjoys watching cartoons…His favorite book is Where the Red Fern Grows by Wilson Rawls…His most memorable sports achievement is making the Packers’ 53-man roster as a rookie in 2013…Enjoys listening to a variety of artists and cites hip-hop and R&B as his favorite genres…Recently took a trip to the Bahamas…Residence: Dallas, Texas.

Pro Highlights

  • Appeared in 16 games with one start as a rookie in 2013, recording 15 tackles (12 solo) and a pass defensed.
  • Finished second on the team with 10 tackles on special teams in 2013.
  • One of three rookie free agents to make the opening-day roster last season after a strong preseason that saw him rank fifth on the team with 10 tackles (nine solo) and a sack.
  • Signed by Green Bay as a free agent on July 29, 2013.
  • Began his career as a free agent with the Jacksonville Jaguars in July 2013, but was waived at the start of training camp.
  • Participated on a tryout basis at rookie minicamps in 2012 with the Oakland Raiders and Pittsburgh Steelers, but did not sign with a team that season.

COLLEGE

Four-year letterman at Southern Methodist who started 47 of 51 games and tallied 321 tackles (195 solo), including 9½ for a loss, 15 passes defensed, four INTs, three forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries…Earned honorable mention All-Conference USA recognition as a senior in 2011 and second-team All-Conference USA honors as a junior in 2010…Earned his degree in sports management.

PERSONAL

Given name Ayokunmi Christopher Oluwaseun Banjo…Born in Houston, Texas…Cousin, Charles Akinyemi, played football at Air Force (2001-02) and Southern Methodist (2004)…High school: Earned three letters in football as a running back and safety at Kempner High in Sugar Land, Texas…Ranked as the nation’s No. 95 safety by ESPN.com and was one of 20 defensive backs named to the 2007 Houston Chronicle’s Top 110…Also a two-star Rivals.com and Scout.com prospect…Earned four letters as a member of the basketball team…Hobbies/interests: Enjoys watching movies, listing Bad Boys II, Harlem Nights and Life as a few of his favorites…Also enjoys playing basketball and video games, naming “Call of Duty” as his favorite…His best friend and high school teammate, George Iloka, is currently a safety with the Cincinnati Bengals…Former college teammates include Saints P Thomas Morstead and Cowboys WR Cole Beasley and CB Sterling Moore…Had to deal with adversity after his mother lost a battle with sickle cell anemia while he was in college, but is thankful that he was able to learn so much from her before she passed away…Credits his mother for preparing him for everything that he has faced throughout his life, both on and off the field…Worked for six months as a technical recruiter at Robert Half, a professional staffing company, before signing with the Jaguars…Names Clyde Drexler, Brian Dawkins and Hakeem Olajuwon as his favorite athletes, and 24, Breaking Bad and Prison Break as his favorite TV shows…Also enjoys watching cartoons…His favorite book is Where the Red Fern Grows by Wilson Rawls…His most memorable sports achievement is making the Packers’ 53-man roster as a rookie in 2013…Enjoys listening to a variety of artists and cites hip-hop and R&B as his favorite genres…Recently took a trip to the Bahamas…Residence: Dallas, Texas.