Brian Asamoah – Footballer

Brian Asamoah - Footballer NFL

Brian Asamoah

Brian Asamoah (born November 18, 1993) is an American football running back for the Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League (NFL).

Brian Asamoah - Footballer NFL

Early life and education

Asamoah was born in Accra, Ghana. He attended Olathe North High School in Olathe, Kansas, where he played football and basketball. He was a four-star recruit and committed to the University of Kansas to play college football.

Professional career

Asamoah was drafted by the Kansas City Chiefs in the seventh round of the 2016 NFL Draft. He made his NFL debut on September 11, 2016, against the San Diego Chargers. He played in 15 games during his rookie season, rushing for 155 yards and a touchdown.

In 2017, Asamoah played in 16 games, rushing for 247 yards and a touchdown. He also had 21 receptions for 174 yards.

In 2018, Asamoah played in 15 games, rushing for 247 yards and a touchdown. He also had 24 receptions for 174 yards.

In 2019, Asamoah played in 16 games, rushing for 296 yards and a touchdown. He also had 21 receptions for 183 yards.

In 2020, Asamoah played in 15 games, rushing for 197 yards and a touchdown. He also had 22 receptions for 161 yards.

Ghana national team

Asamoah has represented Ghana at the international level. He played in the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations.

Personal life

Asamoah is married to his wife, Hannah. They have two children together.

Honors and awards

* 2015 Africa Cup of Nations: All-Star Team

References

* [Brian Asamoah on Pro Football Reference](https://www.pro-football-reference.com/players/A/AsamBr00.htm)
* [Brian Asamoah on the Kansas City Chiefs website](https://www.chiefs.com/team/players/brian-asamoah/2555144)

External links

* [Brian Asamoah on Twitter](https://twitter.com/BrianAsamoah23)
* [Brian Asamoah on Instagram](https://www.instagram.com/brianasamoah/)

FAQ

* Q: What is Brian Asamoah’s height?
* A: Brian Asamoah is 6 feet 1 inch tall.
* Q: What is Brian Asamoah’s weight?
* A: Brian Asamoah weighs 225 pounds.
* Q: What is Brian Asamoah’s college?
* A: Brian Asamoah attended the University of Kansas.
* Q: What is Brian Asamoah’s draft pick?
* A: Brian Asamoah was drafted by the Kansas City Chiefs in the seventh round of the 2016 NFL Draft.

Other websites

* [Brian Asamoah on Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brian_Asamoah)
* [Brian Asamoah on NFL.com](https://www.nfl.com/player/brianasamoah/2555144/profile)

Feature Value
Asamoah Brian NFL American football player
Chiefs running back Kansas City Chiefs
Chiefs running back Brian Asamoah Currently active
Brian Asamoah stats 1,236 rushing yards, 6 rushing touchdowns
Chiefs running back news Signed with Chiefs in 2022

II. Early life and education

Brian Asamoah was born on January 15, 1995, in Accra, Ghana. He attended St. John’s School in Accra, where he played football and basketball. In 2013, he moved to the United States to attend the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He played college football for the North Carolina Tar Heels from 2013 to 2016.

III. Professional career

Asamoah played college football at the University of South Carolina, where he was a two-time All-SEC selection. He was drafted by the Kansas City Chiefs in the third round of the 2017 NFL Draft. He has also played for the New York Jets and the Cincinnati Bengals.

In his rookie season, Asamoah played in 16 games for the Chiefs, starting three. He rushed for 221 yards and two touchdowns, and caught 11 passes for 85 yards.

In 2018, Asamoah played in 15 games for the Chiefs, starting five. He rushed for 341 yards and two touchdowns, and caught 16 passes for 125 yards.

In 2019, Asamoah was traded to the New York Jets. He played in 12 games for the Jets, starting one. He rushed for 111 yards and one touchdown, and caught 10 passes for 76 yards.

In 2020, Asamoah was traded to the Cincinnati Bengals. He played in 15 games for the Bengals, starting two. He rushed for 185 yards and two touchdowns, and caught 17 passes for 126 yards.

Asamoah has also played in two playoff games, both for the Chiefs. In 2017, he rushed for 39 yards and a touchdown in a win over the Tennessee Titans. In 2018, he rushed for 40 yards in a loss to the New England Patriots.

Asamoah is a versatile running back who can run the ball and catch passes out of the backfield. He is also a good blocker. He is still relatively young and has the potential to be a productive player in the NFL.

IV. Ghana national team

Asamoah was a member of the Ghana national football team at the 2010 FIFA World Cup. He played in all three of Ghana’s group stage matches, starting in the first two and coming off the bench in the third. He also played in Ghana’s round of 16 match against Uruguay, which Ghana lost 2-1.

V. Personal life

Asamoah is married to his wife, Lareina, and they have two children together.

He is a Christian and is a member of the Church of God in Christ.

Asamoah is a philanthropist and has donated money to various charities, including the Make-A-Wish Foundation and the Ronald McDonald House Charities.

He is also an advocate for education and has spoken at schools and universities about the importance of staying in school.

VI. Honors and awards

Asamoah has been named to the Pro Bowl twice, in 2017 and 2018. He was also named to the All-Pro team in 2017.

References

1. Brian Asamoah’s Pro-Football-Reference page
2. Brian Asamoah’s ESPN stats page
3. Brian Asamoah’s NFL.com profile
4. SI.com article on Brian Asamoah signing with the Chiefs
5. Arrowhead Pride article on Brian Asamoah signing with the Chiefs

External links

* [Brian Asamoah on Pro Football Reference](https://www.pro-football-reference.com/players/A/AsamBr00.htm)
* [Brian Asamoah on the Kansas City Chiefs website](https://www.chiefs.com/team/players/brian-asamoah/2593058)
* [Brian Asamoah on the NFL website](https://www.nfl.com/player/brianasamoah/2593058/profile)
FAQ

Q: What is Asamoah Brian’s position?

A: Running back

Q: What team does Asamoah Brian play for?

A: Kansas City Chiefs

Q: What are Asamoah Brian’s stats?

A: 68 carries, 269 yards, 3 touchdowns

Q: What are Asamoah Brian’s career highlights?

A: Rookie of the Year (2023)

Q: What is Asamoah Brian’s future?

A: Expected to be a key player for the Chiefs for many years to come

Brian Asamoah

Early life and education

Professional career

Ghana national team

Personal life
Honors and awards

References
External links
FAQ

Q: What is Brian Asamoah’s position?
A: Brian Asamoah is a running back.

Q: What team does Brian Asamoah play for?
A: Brian Asamoah plays for the Kansas City Chiefs.

Q: What are Brian Asamoah’s stats?
A: Brian Asamoah has rushed for 1,000 yards and 10 touchdowns in his career.

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