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Prince Amukamara
Prince Amukamara
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Prince Amukamara

CB

Date of birth
Jun 06, 1989
College
Nebraska
Height
6-0
Weight
207 Lbs

Bio

Prince Amukamara is entering his fourth season with the New York Giants. Amukamara, a true cover cornerback, is coming off a career year in 2014, with 14 passes defensed and one interception in 16 games. Amukamara was a member of the Giants when the team won Super Bowl XLVI.

Early Years & College

Amukamara, the son of Nigerian natives, was born in Leominster, Mass. on June 6, 1989. Amukamara attended Apollo High where he excelled at multiple positions, racking up 50 touchdowns, 3,389 rushing yards, 664 receiving yards and 125 tackles in his final two seasons. After graduating, Amukamara went to the University of Nebraska where he starred on special teams before winning a starting job in the secondary as a sophomore. In 2010, he was named Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year.

New York Giants

Amukamara was selected in the first round of the 2011 NFL draft (19th overall). Known for his speed and agility, Amukamara was slated for significant snaps in his rookie season, but broke his left foot and only played in seven games. He started 11 games in 2012, making 53 tackles, and followed that up with a breakout year in 2013. In parts of three seasons in New York, Amukamara has three interceptions and 24 passes defensed. Off the field, he is Nigerian royalty, next in line to be the chief in his family’s village. 

Statistics

Stats SOLO AST TOTAL SK QB HIT TFL INT YDS LONG TD FF FRC TD SAF
2013 Regular Season 76 9 85 0.0 0 4 1 -4 0 0 2 0 0 0

Game Log

Date Opponent Result SOLO AST TOTAL SK QB HIT TFL INT FF FRC TD
12-29-2013 @ Washington Redskins Washington Redskins 20-6 4 1 5 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12-22-2013 @ Detroit Lions Detroit Lions 20-23 4 0 4 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12-15-2013 @ Seattle Seahawks Seattle Seahawks 0-23 4 0 4 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12-8-2013 @ San Diego Chargers San Diego Chargers 37-14 5 1 6 0.0 0 1 0 0 0 0
12-1-2013 @ Washington Redskins Washington Redskins 17-24 4 1 5 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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