Philadelphia Eagles acquire LB Emmanuel Acho, say good-bye to RB Dion Lewis in trade with Cleveland Browns

New Philadelphia Eagles linebacker Emmanuel Acho The Philadelphia Eagles had a  busy Thursday making changes to their roster, making one player-for-player trade and cutting four others. Running back Dion Lewis, acquired in the 2011 draft by Philadelphia, was traded to the Cleveland Browns. In exchange, the Birds acquired linebacker Emmanuel Acho in another move to prepare for the...
Via Philly Sports Muse
April 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Browns sign 6th-round pick Acho

Linebacker Emmanuel Acho, a sixth-round pick out of Texas, signed with the Browns. Terms were not disclosed. Cleveland also signed linebacker JoJo Dickson and running back Adonis Thomas, waived running back Armond Smith and placed linebacker Andrew Sweat on the reserve/retired list. Acho had 280 career tackles, eight sacks, seven forced fumbles, three fumble recoveries and two...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Browns Sign Sixth Round Pick Emmanuel Acho

According to the Akron Beacon Journal’s Nate Ulrich and Scout.com, the Cleveland Browns have signed linebacker Emmanuel Acho (Round 6, Pick 204 overall) to a contract. Acho, a 6’2″ 245 pound linebacker out of Texas, had 131 tackles and 3 sacks last season with the Longhorns. Acho will look to find a role among the team’s linebacking group at either middle or weakside linebacker...
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May 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Browns select Texas LB Acho

The Cleveland Browns selected Texas linebacker Emmanuel Acho in the sixth round of the NFL draft. The 6-foot-1, 238-pound Acho led the Longhorns with 131 tackles - 14.5 for losses - last season. He was the second linebacker taken by the Browns, who nabbed Nevada's James-Michael Johnson earlier in the day. A weakside linebacker in college, Acho was taken with one of the four...
Via AP on Fox
April 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Pick #204: Browns Select ILB Emmanuel Acho

Getting late in the draft now, and the Browns picked up another inside linebacker in Emmanuel Acho out of Texas. Listed at 6-feet-2-inches, he is called a “smart overachiever with above average discipline” by ESPN. This past year, he was a first-team All-Big 12 selection after racking up an insane total of 131 tackles, including 19 tackles for loss and three sacks. He was a semifinalist...
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April 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Longhorns' Acho hopes to follow big brother's blueprint

INDIANAPOLIS -- Texas linebacker Emmanuel Acho came to the NFL Scouting Combine knowing exactly what to expect. It was almost deja vu all over again.
Via Star Telegram
February 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Combine is No Obstacle for Longhorn Captain

Former Texas Longhorn football captain, Emmanuel Acho, is preparing for the NFL Combine that will take place this next weekend. The faith-driven linebacker says that he is fearless entering the what some might say is the biggest week of his life.
Via recruiting.scout.com
February 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Senior Bowl: Emmanuel Acho

How does a star stand out among stars? Former Texas linebacker Emmanuel Acho, who looked much more comfortable on Day Two, discusses, before reflecting on his career as a Longhorn.
Via profootball.scout.com
January 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Acho's leadership lauded by teammates and coaches

Texas Longhorns senior linebacker Emmanuel Acho leads with passion, energy, wisdom and devotion.
Via MackBrown - Texasfootball.com
November 23, 2011  |  Discuss

WTH Moments – Texas at Missouri

WTH?! (What the Heck?) moments are attempts to find the memorable and the off-beat perspective on Longhorns sports. Here are some interesting moments from the Texas’ game against the Tigers. Pre-Game (15:00) WTH SEC?! Hey SEC… did you really get a look at what you just invited to the party. A stadium that has a hill set aside for MU Fans to lay blankets and pillows to watch...
Via 40 Acres Sports
November 19, 2011  |  Discuss

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