EMMANUEL ACHO NEWS

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

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

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...
Via Waiting For Next Year
May 12, 2012  |  Discuss

NFL Draft: Highlights from Remaining Browns Draft Pick Conference Calls

Just as Rick did yesterday with the thoughts from the first six picks, I’m sharing here some of the conference call highlights from the later NFL Draft picks by the Cleveland Browns. OL Ryan Miller, Colorado – fifth round, pick #160 (On if the Browns told him where he would play)- “They took me as an o-lineman. I’ll play guard or tackle. One of my better suits is that I’m...
Via Waiting For Next Year
April 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Acho Second 'Horn, LB to Get Drafted

Texas linebacker Emmanuel Acho was the second Longhorn to get picked on Saturday, going with the 204th overall pick to the Cleveland Browns.
Via texas.scout.com
April 29, 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...
Via Waiting For Next Year
April 28, 2012  |  Discuss

2012 NFL Draft: Top 10 Sleepers

We are only one week away from the 2012 NFL Draft! The first few picks are pretty much set in stone, but outside of the top three it is all speculation. Most of the focus is on the big-name players such as Justin Blackmon, Trent Richardson and Morris Claiborne; however there are several players further down draft boards that have flown under-the-radar. This article will look at...
Via Football Nation
April 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Mock Draft: Arizona Cardinals

It has been a crazy offseason so far and we are just over a month away from the 2012 NFL Draft. After a solid draft in 2011, which saw the Arizona Cardinals add the likes of Patrick Peterson and Sam Acho, the Cards will look to add even more talent to their roster. Despite finishing their last nine games with a record of 7-2, Arizona still has needs on both sides of the ball. Whether...
Via Football Nation
March 27, 2012  |  Discuss

2012 NFL Mock Draft: Jacksonville Jaguars

The 2011 season was a bitter disappointment for the Jacksonville Jaguars and its fans, to put it mildly. The Jags finished the regular season 5-11, and, while rookie quarterback Blaine Gabbert at times showed flashes of the potential that made him the 10thoverall pick of the 2011 draft, the lone bright spot on offense had to be workhorse running back and All-Pro Maurice Jones-Drew...
Via Football Nation
March 21, 2012  |  Discuss

2012 NFL Draft Middle Linebacker Rankings

Check out which teams have shown interest in certain players at my NFL Draft Team Interests List Luke Kuechly MLB, Boston College Don’ta Hightower MLB, Alabama Mychal Kendricks MLB, California Bobby Wagner MLB, Utah State James-Michael Johnson MLB, Nevada Audie Cole MLB, North Carolina State Emmanuel Acho MLB, Texas Vontaze Burfict MLB, Arizona State Jerry Franklin MLB, Arkansas...
Via 85% Sports
March 18, 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

Texas linebacker Acho well prepared by big brother

INDIANAPOLIS – Texas linebacker Emmanuel Acho is confident he can follow in his brother’s footsteps as an impact rookie. Sam Acho finished last season with 7.0 sacks for the Arizona Cardinals, making him a steal after they selected him in the fourth round out of Texas. His best game came in a 23-20 win at St. Louis in which he recorded two sacks, two forced fumbles and a fumble...
Via Dallas Cowboys And The NFL
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

2012 Senior Bowl: Weigh In-Results

The Weigh-In Results are IN. SOUTH SQUAD Name - Pos. - Team - - Height - - Weight - - Hand - - Arm - - WingspanEmmanuel Acho - LB - Texas - - 6010 - - 235 - - 9 7/8 - - 32 1/2 - - 79 7/8Joe Adams - WR - Arkansas - - 5104 - - 174 - - 9 3/8 - - 31 3/8 - - 75 5/8Antonio Allen - DB - South Carolina - - 6012 - - 202 ...
Via Optimum Scouting
January 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Football. Three Longhorns to play in Senior Bowl

LB Emmanuel Acho, LB Keenan Robinson and DT Kheeston Randall to represent Longhorns in Mobile
Via MackBrown - Texasfootball.com
January 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Scouting the Holiday Bowl: Texas vs Cal

Texas represents the Big 12 this year against the Bears of Cal. The Longhorns have a stingy defense led by defensive end Emmanuel Acho and tackle Alex Okafor. Cal counters with a defense led by linebacker Mychal Kendricks who leads the Bears in both tackles for loss and interceptions. This game will feature several talented underclassmen on both sides of the ball like Cal receiver...
Via draftinsider.net
December 28, 2011  |  Discuss

Griffin III named Big 12 Offensive POY

Robert Griffin III is The Associated Press choice as the Big 12 offensive player of the year. Baylor's exciting dual-threat quarterback earned 14 1/2 of 17 votes from a panel of AP member sports reporters who regularly cover the league. Griffin, a contender for the Heisman Trophy, leads the nation in passing efficiency and accounted for 45 touchdowns during the regular season...
Via AP on Fox
December 07, 2011  |  Discuss

Baylor's RG3 is Big 12 offensive player of year

Robert Griffin III is The Associated Press choice as the Big 12 offensive player of the year. Baylor's exciting dual-threat quarterback earned 14 1/2 of 17 votes from a panel of AP member sports reporters who regularly cover the league. Griffin, a contender for the Heisman Trophy, leads the nation in passing efficiency and accounted for 45 touchdowns during the regular season...
Via AP on Fox
December 07, 2011  |  Discuss

Immovable Force vs. Unstoppable Object - Texas vs. Baylor Preview

Once upon a time, Texas used to be confident going into games against Baylor, sure that the Longhorns would win and win big. Fans used to look forward to seeing their team face the Bears, seeing the contest as a much-needed break between games against stiffer opponents like Oklahoma and Nebraska. But with Robert Griffin III behind center in Waco, Baylor is suddenly a team that demands...
Via Blogging Bevo
December 03, 2011  |  Discuss

Lott Trophy finalist list

Every year since 2004, the Lott Trophy honors the top defender who has the most “IMPACT” on his team on and off the field, with IMPACT standing for Integrity, Maturity, Performance, Academics, Community and Tenacity. Last year’s winner was Wisconsin’s J.J. Watt. Below are this year’s finalists: LB Emmanuel Acho, Texas LB Dont’a Hightower, Alabama LB…
Via College Football Talk
November 29, 2011  |  Discuss

Texas-Baylor Preview

The Texas Longhorns can help Baylor quarterback Robert Griffin's Heisman Trophy campaign. They can probably end it, too. The Longhorns and No. 19 Bears will play Saturday in Waco in Griffin's last game before the trophy is awarded in New York on Dec. 10. A big game against the Big 12's best defense could sway some undecided voters to make him their top choice. Or the...
Via AP on Fox
November 29, 2011  |  Discuss
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