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K. C. Asiodu
No. --     Free Agent
Linebacker
Personal information
Date of birth: (1986-11-24) November 24, 1986 (age 33)
Place of birth: Los Angeles, California
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Weight: 247 lb (112 kg)
Career information
College: UNLV, Central Oklahoma
Undrafted in 2009
Debuted in 2009 for the St. Louis Rams
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
  • First-team All-LSC (2008)
  • LSC North Co-Linebacker of the Year (2008)
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2009
Tackles     --
Sacks     --
Forced fumbles     --
Stats at NFL.com

Ekenemchukwu "K. C." Dennis Asiodu [ah-see-OH-due] (born November 24, 1986) is an American football linebacker who is currently a free agent. He was signed by the St. Louis Rams as an undrafted free agent in 2009. He played college football at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and at the University of Central Oklahoma.

Asiodu has also been a member of the Green Bay Packers, Miami Dolphins, New Orleans Saints and Chicago Bears.

Early yearsEdit

Asiodu was a football-track standout at Ayala High School in Chino Hills, California, earning All-Sierra League honors on both sides of the ball as a senior. He scored nine TDs and rushed for more than 800 yards to go with over 600 receiving yards in final high school season. He also ran the 100- and 200-meter dashes in track.

College careerEdit

Nevada-Las VegasEdit

In 2004 he redshirted. In 2005 he played 10 games and totaled 26 tackles as a defensive back, including 3.5 TFL and also had one sack and forced one fumble and blocked a punt.

In 2006 he played in 10 games, starting six at linebacker and finished with 35 total tackles, and recovered two fumbles and forced another. Asiodu moved to linebacker in 2006 after spending 2004 and 2005 as a defensive back. He also earned Academic All-Mountain West Conference honors in 2006.

Central OklahomaEdit

Asiodu sat out the 2007 season after transferring from UNLV to Division II Central Oklahoma. At UCO, he was named Second-team NCAA Division II All-Super Region 4 as a senior in 2007. He was also a First-team All-Lone Star Conference North Division pick and the Co-Linebacker of the Year after playing in 11 games made 74 tackles (12.5 for a loss) and had 4.5 sacks, 3 interceptions, broke up five passes, forced three fumbles and recovered two fumbles. He returned the three interceptions for 104 yards.

Professional careerEdit

First stint with RamsEdit

After going undrafted in the 2009 NFL Draft Asiodu was signed by the St. Louis Rams as an undrafted free agent. He was waived during final cuts on September 5 and re-signed to the practice squad. The Rams released Asiodu from the practice squad on September 17.

Miami DolphinsEdit

Asiodu was signed to the practice squad of the Miami Dolphins on September 29 when the team released linebacker Danny Lansanah from the practice squad.

Second stint with RamsEdit

Asiodu was again signed to the St. Louis Rams practice squad on October 12, 2009, then moved to the active roster on October 20. He played in 10 games. Asiodu was waived by the Rams on June 29, 2010 with an injury settlement.[1]

New Orleans SaintsEdit

The Saints signed Asiodu to a one-year contract on August 24, 2010.[2]

Green Bay PackersEdit

The Packers signed Asiodu on August 3, 2011. He was waived/injured on August 30.

Chicago BearsEdit

On August 11, 2012, Asiodu signed with the Chicago Bears.[3] On August 26, the Bears waived Asiodu.[4]

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