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Jon Asamoah biography

Date of birth : 1988-07-21
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Park Forest, Illinois, U.S.
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2010-09-14
Credited as : Football player NFL, offensive lineman for the Kansas City Chiefs NFL, plays in Super Bowl

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Jonathan Yao-Lante Asamoah (born July 21, 1988 in Park Forest, Illinois) is an American football offensive lineman for the Kansas City Chiefs. He attended the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in his senior year. Asamoah was considered one of the top interior offensive linemen for the 2010 NFL Draft.


College: Versatile offensive lineman joined Kansas City as the club’s first of two third-round selections (68th overall) in the 2010 NFL Draft ... Can play either guard position and also practiced at center during his collegiate career ... Cemented his position along the offensive line at Illinois, starting three straight years at right guard ... Played in 42 games, starting 37 consecutive games during his final three seasons ... Earned second-team All-Big Ten honors as a senior ... Was selected to the National Football Foundation’s 16-man Scholar-Athlete team.

2009: Started all 12 games at right guard for Illinois ... Was named second-team All-Big Ten Conference ... Was a member of the Outland Trophy Watch List and was named first-team All-Big Ten Conference by The NFL Draft Report ... Was part of an offensive unit that averaged 393.5 total offensive yards per game and second in the Big Ten and 17th in the country in rushing (200.4 ypg).

2008: Started all 12 games at right guard ... Earned second-team All-Big Ten honors by The NFL Draft Report ... Helped Illinois lead the Big Ten in passing, averaging 269.3 yards per contest ... The team also finished second in the conference in total offense with 438.8 yards per game and third in scoring with 28.7 points per game.

2007: Opened all 13 games at right guard ... Was part of an offensive line that helped Illinois rank fifth in the nation in rushing (256.8 ypg) ... The club placed third in the Big Ten in total offense (425.0 ypg) ... The blocking unit finished second in the conference in fewest sacks, allowing only 29 quarterback takedowns during the season.

2006: Saw duty in five of the last six games ... Logged 48 plays with the team’s second unit ... Majored in Community Health at Illinois.

High School: Was a two-time first-team all-conference selection at Rich East High School in Park Forest, Illinois ... Garnered all-state and all-area honors by the Chicago Sun-Times ... Was a two-time academic all-state pick ... Also lettered three times in basketball.

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