Asante Samuel
Birth Date:January 6, 1981 (35 years old)
Place of Birth:Fort Lauderdale, FL
Hometown:Lauderdale Lakes, FL
College:Central Florida
Experience:11 years
Drafted:Drafted by New England in 2003 (4/120).
Scouting Report
Assets: Truly a ballhawk: a constant threat to pick off errant passes. Anticipates plays extremely well and has the speed and athleticism to play a pure cover game.
Flaws: Not a top run defender and will miss tackles in the short range if he tries to chase them down. Can get out-muscled by bigger receivers and miss the tackle.
Career Potential: Pro Bowl cornerback.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
NFL Super Bowl 2004 (XXXIX - New England), 2003 (XXXVIll - New England)
NFL Named to play in Pro Bowl 2010 (did not play - injured), 2009, 2008, 2007