Emmanuel Acho

Date of Birth
Nov. 09, 1990
240 lbs


Emmanuel Acho spent his first season with the Cleveland Browns, but a leg injury ended his rookie season early and he was traded to the Philadelphia Eagles on April 13, 2013 in exchange for Dion Lewis. The linebacker made his NFL debut on Oct. 27, 2013 on special teams with the Eagles. Acho played in six games and made four tackles.

Early Years & College

Acho was born in Dallas, Texas, on Nov. 10, 1990. Acho, who also lettered in basketball and track, played high school football at St. Mark’s School and helped lead the team to a 32-9 record in four seasons. After graduating, Acho attended the University of Texas, where he appeared in 48 games and recorded 280 tackles and eight sacks. Acho, who is of Nigerian descent, was also a first-team Academic All-Big 12 selection.

Cleveland Browns

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