Osi Umenyiora

Defensive end, American football player

1981 –

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Who is Osi Umenyiora?

Ositadimma "Osi" Umenyiora is a British-born American football defensive end for the Atlanta Falcons of the National Football League. He was drafted by the New York Giants in the second round of the 2003 NFL Draft. He played college football at Troy.

Umenyiora has been selected for the Pro Bowl twice, and holds the Giants franchise record for most sacks in one game, coming against the Philadelphia Eagles in 2007. He is one of three British-born players to have won a Super Bowl ring, joining Scott McCready and Giants teammate Lawrence Tynes.

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Born
Nov 16, 1981
London
Also known as
  • Ositadimma Umenyiora
  • Osi
Parents
Siblings
Children
Ethnicity
  • British Nigerian
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Troy University
  • Auburn High School
Lived in
  • Auburn

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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