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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.


2002 20 Years Old Umenyiora played for the Troy Trojans football team while attending Troy University in Troy, Alabama. As a senior in 2002, he was an honorable mention All-American selection after starting every game at right defensive end.
2003 21 Years Old Umenyiora was drafted in the 2nd round (56th pick overall) of the 2003 NFL Draft by the New York Giants out of Troy University.
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
2008 26 Years Old Umenyiora resides in Cleveland, Georgia and Edgewater, New Jersey. In 2008, he made a cameo appearance in the music video "I Luv Your Girl" by The-Dream.


2013 31 Years Old In February 2013, he became engaged to Miss Universe 2011, Leila Lopes.
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