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Omar Easy
No. 43,33     
Running back
Personal information
Date of birth: (1977-10-29) October 29, 1977 (age 42)
Place of birth: Spanish Town, Jamaica
Career information
College: Penn State
NFL Draft: 2002 / Round: 4 / Pick: 107
Debuted in 2002 for the [[{{{debutteam}}}]]
Last played in 2005 for the [[{{{finalteam}}}]]
Career history
Career highlights and awards
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Receptions     6
Receiving yards     42
Touchdowns     1
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Omar Xavier Easy (born October 29, 1977 in Spanish Town) is a Jamaican-born American former football running back in the National Football League. He played collegiate football at Penn State before being drafted in the 4th round of 2002 NFL Draft by the Kansas City Chiefs.

CareerEdit

FootballEdit

Easy was named Gatorade and USA Today Massachusetts Player of the Year in 1996 while at Everett High School in Everett, Massachusetts. As a college senior, he was the Most Valuable Player of the 2001 Blue-Gray Football Classic.[1] Easy suffers from exercise-induced asthma. He established the EasyWay Foundation in 2003 to benefit children with asthma.

Post-playingEdit

From 2007-2009, Easy served as Assistant Offensive Football Coach and Boys’ Head Track and Field Coach for his high school alma mater, Everett High School. He received his B.A. degree in Broadcast Journalism in 2010 from Pennsylvania State University, which included a minor in Business Management. He received both his Masters in Education (M.Ed.) in the field of Education Administration and his Ph.D. in Educational Leadership from there also. He also holds a Masters degree in Business Administration from the University of Phoenix in 2010.

In 2011, Easy was appointed Director of Player Personnel and Development in Football for his college alma mater, Penn State. In January 2012, he left that position to become vice principal of his high school alma mater Everett High School.[2]

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