Osi Umenyiora

Football Defensive Lineman
Born Nov 16, 1981

Ositadimma "Osi" Umenyiora is a British-born, American football defensive end in the National Football League for the New York Giants. Umenyiora is one of three British-born players to have won a Super Bowl ring, joining Scott McCready and Giants teammate Lawrence Tynes. He missed the 2008 season, undergoing surgery for knee cartilage damage suffered during an exhibition against the New York Jets.… Read More

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    What's Next For The Denver Broncos?
    Huffington Post - Feb 09, 2014
  • Local Sports Talk Shows Head To New York For Super Bowl; Cbs’ Kevin Harlan Chides Erin Andrews For Richard Sherman Interview
    Houston Chronicle - Jan 25, 2014
  • Umenyiora Urges Falcons Not To Panic
    NYTimes - Oct 05, 2013
  • Multiple Breakdowns, Mistakes Cause Falcons To Sputter In 1st Month
    Fox News - Sep 30, 2013


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1981 Birth Born on November 16, 1981.


2003 21 Years Old 1 More Event
He played college football for Troy University and was drafted by the New York Giants in the second round of the 2003 NFL Draft. … Read More
2005 23 Years Old 1 More Event
Umenyiora established himself as a premier pass rusher in 2005, his first year as a starter. … Read More
2007 25 Years Old In the fourth game of the 2007 season, Umenyiora set a Giants franchise record by recording six sacks against the Philadelphia Eagles. … Read More
2009 27 Years Old In week 1 of the 2009 season against the Washington Redskins, Umenyiora recorded his second and final career touchdown, also on a sack, forced fumble, and recovery. … Read More
2010 28 Years Old Umenyiora has claimed that general manager Jerry Reese promised to renegotiate his contract after the 2010 season, but failed to do so. … Read More


2013 31 Years Old In February 2013, he became engaged to Miss Universe 2011, Leila Lopes. They married May 29, 2015 in Luanda, Angola, the bride's home country.
2015 33 Years Old 1 More Event
On August 26, 2015, he retired from football as a New York Giant after signing a one-day deal.
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