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Following an eight-week stint on the Eagles 53-man roster in 2013, Emmanuel Acho was signed to the team’s practice squad on 12/18/13. After spending the entirety of the preseason with Philadelphia, Acho rejoined the Eagles prior to Week 8 after being signed from the Giants practice squad. 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.

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Following an eight-week stint on the Eagles 53-man roster in 2013, Emmanuel Acho was signed to the team’s practice squad on 12/18/13. After spending the entirety of the preseason with Philadelphia, Acho rejoined the Eagles prior to Week 8 after being signed from the Giants practice squad. 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.

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