Einstein Alum Arnold Ebiketie Selected by Atlanta Falcons in NFL Draft

Albert Einstein High School alum Arnold Ebiketie was selected by the Atlanta Falcons in the second round of the 2022 NFL Draft Friday night.

Born in Cameroon, Ebiketie (prronounounczed Ebbuh-KATY) attended Richard Montgomery before transferring to Einstein. He was the sixth pick in the second round and the 38th overall pick.

Ebiketie, a 6’2″ defensive end, was quite the athlete being named 2016 co-Defensive Player of the Year and first-team All-Sentinel. He was also Washington Post All-Metro honorable mention in football his senior year while also playing basketball and participating in track and field (sprints and high jump).

The 23 year-old starred in the classroom as well at Temple being named to the American Athletic Conference All-Academic team twice in three years while receiving All-AAC second team football honors in 2020.

For his senior year, Ebiketie transferred to Penn State University where he had a breakout season that included the following accolades.

  • Second Team All-American
  • First Team All-Big Ten
  • Ted Hendricks Award Finalist
  • Reese’s Senior Bowl All-American


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