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Originally a sixth-round draft selection of Cleveland in 2012, Emmanuel Acho was acquired by the Eagles in a trade with the Browns during the 2013 offseason. Acho, who is of Nigerian descent, is extremely community-minded and has been actively involved in a foundation started by his parents called “Living Hope Ministries,” which helps provide medical care to those in need in Nigeria. Acho was a collegiate standout at the University of Texas, where he garnered third-team All-America and first-team All-Big 12 honors as a senior after leading the Longhorns with 131 tackles and 19 tackles for a loss in 2011. A native of Dallas, TX, Acho is the brother of Arizona Cardinals LB Sam Acho. Acho spent his rookie campaign on the Injured Reserve list with a knee injury.

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Originally a sixth-round draft selection of Cleveland in 2012, Emmanuel Acho was acquired by the Eagles in a trade with the Browns during the 2013 offseason. Acho, who is of Nigerian descent, is extremely community-minded and has been actively involved in a foundation started by his parents called “Living Hope Ministries,” which helps provide medical care to those in need in Nigeria. Acho was a collegiate standout at the University of Texas, where he garnered third-team All-America and first-team All-Big 12 honors as a senior after leading the Longhorns with 131 tackles and 19 tackles for a loss in 2011. A native of Dallas, TX, Acho is the brother of Arizona Cardinals LB Sam Acho. Acho spent his rookie campaign on the Injured Reserve list with a knee injury.

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