The Cardinals addressed their need for a pass rusher in the fourth round Saturday, picking up Texas defensive endoutside linebacker Alex Okafor with the 103rd pick overall.
The 6-foot-4, 268-pounder, who stepped into the starting lineup at Texas following the departure of current Cardinals starter Sam Acho in 2011, racked up 19.5 sacks and 29 tackles over his final two seasons....
On the final day of 2012, we here at Laugh At Sports would like to finish off the year with a funny but yet touching clip.Check out this video from the week 15 Chicago Bears/Arizona Cardinals NFL game as starting linebacker Sam Acho gives a gift of a game-used glove to a young fan.Watch as the little kid grabs the glove and proceeds to have a rather epic freak out:
Second-year Arizona Cardinals linebacker Sam Acho has a way of putting a smile on kids’ faces. If you remember, Acho provided us with one of the highlights during the preseason with his encounter with a young girl. This time around, Acho gave a young fan an early Christmas present that, by the little guy’s reaction, will be a present this little guy will remember for a young...
One fan of the Arizona Cardinals will be happy this holiday season. A young fan was given a glove from Cardinals linebacker Sam Acho and reacted like any child would on Christmas morning. He was excited. Of course some fans are asking for a bit more then a glove.
TEMPE, Ariz. Sam Achos life is encapsulated in one of his favorite quotes from the Christian rapper Lecrae.
I dont want to be a celebrity; I want to be a servant.
Acho cant help the former. Hes an NFL player, and a good one at that. But the Cardinals second-year outside linebacker is doing all he can do to stay true to the latter goal.
A lot of times, people get caught up in...
NFL training camp is all about feeling the burn, getting familiar with the plays and interacting with the fans that show up to watch open practices. Last week, a dad and mom brought their little girl to the Arizona Cardinals camp. After practice, second-year linebacker Sam Acho headed over to greet fans and sign autographs. Acho was an All-Big 12 linebacker for the University...
In honor of the weekend and the return of the NFL in Canton, we bring you this heartwarming moment from Cardinals training camp last weekend, where young Cards fan Camrynn confessed her love to LB Sam Acho (wait for it …):
Happy Friday everyone.
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The Arizona Cardinals surprised a lot of people by finishing the 2011 season with seven wins in their final nine games. It just so happened that they were so far behind the San Francisco 49ers in the standings that it wasn’t enough to get into contention late.
With that said, the momentum is there for this team. They have a tremendous...
Cardinals LB Sam Acho discusses awards, family and childhood.
As smart as he is - and he is very smart - Sam Acho says he felt ''overwhelmed'' when he first saw the size of the Arizona Cardinals' playbook.
Not only was he going to have to study a new defense cover to cover, he was going to have to learn a new position, moving from the defensive end position he played at Texas to outside linebacker in the NFL.
Via AP on Fox
December 01, 2011