B. J. Askew
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Personal information
Date of birth: (1980-08-19) August 19, 1980 (age 39)
Place of birth: Cincinnati, Ohio
Career information
College: Michigan
NFL Draft: 2003 / Round: 3 / Pick: 85
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* New York Jets (2003–2006)
Career highlights and awards
* Honorable Mention All-Big Ten (2001)
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Bobby DeAngelo Askew, Jr. (born August 19, 1980) is a former American football fullback. 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 yearsEdit

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.

Professional football careerEdit

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.[2]


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