A three-time Pro Bowler and four-time All Pro selection, and widely regarded as one of the elite cornerbacks in the NFL, Nnamdi Asomugha signed with the Eagles on July 29, 2011. Originally a first-round pick of the Raiders in 2003, Asomugha has collected 14 interceptions and two sacks in his nine-year career.
A three-time Pro Bowler from 2008-10 and a four-time All Pro selection (2006, 2008-10), Nnamdi Asomugha has played in 122 career games (99 starts), and accumulated 310 tackles, 11 interceptions, 62 passes defensed and two sacks. Widely regarded as one of the top cover cornerbacks in the NFL, Asomugha earned his third straight trip to the Pro Bowl in 2010 after contributing 19 tackles and six passes defensed, anchoring a Raiders defense that ranked second in the NFL behind San Diego by allowing just 189.2 passing yards per game.
Originally a first-round draft choice of the Raiders in 2003, the 30-year old cornerback spent his first eight seasons in Oakland after starring collegiately at California. Since his arrival in Oakland, the Raiders have allowed a league-low 2177 completions. He enjoyed one of his finest seasons in 2006 after tying for third in the NFL with eight interceptions and adding 50 tackles, one sack and a 24-yard interception return touchdown. That season, he was selected by the team as the Raiders MVP. A native of Lafayette, LA, Asomugha finished his collegiate career at California with 187 tackles, three sacks, seven interceptions and three touchdown returns. He attended Narbone high school in Los Angeles, and was one of the nation’s top recruits as a senior. His name means “Jesus Lives” in Nigerian. Following the 2009 season, Asomugha was honored as the Byron “Whizzer” White NFL Man of the Year.