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B.J. Askew
Free Agent
Personal information
Date of birth: (1980-08-19) August 19, 1980 (age 41)
Place of birth: Cincinnati, Ohio
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Weight: 233 lb (106 kg)
Career information
College: Michigan
NFL Draft: 2003 / Round: 3 / Pick: 85
Debuted in 2003 for the New York Jets
Career history
Career highlights and awards
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Stats at

Bobby DeAngelo Askew, Jr. (born August 19, 1980) is an American football fullback who is currently a free agent. He played college football as the University of Michigan. He ranks first all-time among Michigan running backs in reception yards.[1]


Askew was selected in the third round of the 2003 NFL Draft by the New York Jets, the first out of eight fullbacks taken in the draft. He has also played for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

High school years

Askew attended Colerain High School in Cincinnati, Ohio, and was a letterwinner in football, basketball, and track & field. In basketball, he averaged 10 points per game as a junior. Askew graduated from Colerain High School in 1999.

Pro football career

He was signed by the Bucs to back up Mike Alstott but assumed starting duties when Alstott went down with a neck injury. On May 15, 2008 the Bucs gave him a four year contract extension it is a 5 year deal worth 8.6 million dollar deal making him one of the league's highest paid fullbacks.

On April 26, 2010, the Buccaneers released Askew.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 "Record Book". University of Michigan & Host Interactive. 2007. Archived from the original on 2008-02-29. Retrieved 2007-12-28. Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "RB" defined multiple times with different content

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