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Osi Umenyiora is a former American football defensive end who played in the National Football League (NFL) for 12 seasons. He was drafted by the New York Giants in the second round of the 2003 NFL Draft and played his entire professional career for the Giants. He was a two-time Pro Bowl selection and won two Super Bowl rings with the Giants. Umenyiora was born in London, England, to Nigerian parents. He attended Auburn High School in Auburn, Alabama, where he was a two-time All-State selection. He played college football at Troy University, where he was a two-time All-Sun Belt Conference selection. Umenyiora was a two-time Pro Bowl selection and was named to the NFL's All-Decade Team of the 2000s. He finished his career with 85.5 sacks, which ranks him fourth in Giants franchise history. He was inducted into the Giants Ring of Honor in 2019. As of 2021, Osi Umenyiora's net worth is estimated to be $20 million.

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Age 42 years old
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Born 16 November, 1981
Birthday 16 November
Birthplace London, England
Nationality United Kingdom

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His pundit work has been recognized with two Royal Television Society Performance Awards for Best Sports Presenter, Commentator or Pundit in 2017 and 2019 (he was also on the three person shortlist in 2018) and the 2018 Sports Journalists' Association British Sports Pundit of the Year award.


On August 26, 2015, he retired from professional football as a New York Giant after signing a one-day deal.

After retiring in 2015, he joined BBC Sport as a pundit for their NFL coverage working on the NFL International Series matches from London and the Super Bowl. He worked alongside Match of the Day 2 host Mark Chapman, Jason Bell, Nat Coombs, and Mike Carlson and their coverage has gained rave reviews from NFL fans in the UK. He also works on the BBC's NFL weekly highlights shows (The NFL Show/NFL This Week) which are on every week of the season.

In February 2013, he became engaged to Miss Universe 2011, Leila Lopes. They married May 29, 2015 in Luanda, Angola, the bride's home country, and he speaks some Portuguese. In February 2018, they announced that Lopes was pregnant with their first child together.


Umenyiora signed a two-year deal worth $8.55 million with the Atlanta Falcons on March 27, 2013.


On July 29, 2011, Umenyiora did not report on the opening day of the Giants' training camp. As a result, the Giants placed him on Reserve/Did Not Report. He reported to camp late the following day. Umenyiora has claimed that general manager Jerry Reese promised to renegotiate his contract after the 2010 season, but failed to do so.


On November 5, 2010, Umenyiora was named the NFC Defensive Player of the Month after recording 18 tackles (10 solo), 7.0 sacks, and six forced fumbles in the Giants' four October wins. Umenyiora and teammate Justin Tuck recorded 11.5 sacks for the year, and combined for 16 forced fumbles.


In week 1 of the 2009 season against the Washington Redskins, Umenyiora recorded his second and final career touchdown, also on a sack, forced fumble, and recovery.


Umenyiora joined ESPN's Monday Night Football crew on October 13, 2008.

Umenyiora formerly resided in Cleveland, Georgia and Edgewater, New Jersey. In 2008, he made a cameo appearance in the music video "I Luv Your Girl" by The-Dream.


In the fourth game of the 2007 season, Umenyiora set a Giants franchise record by recording six sacks against the Philadelphia Eagles. At that point in the season, the Giants had 12 sacks, tying the NFL record. He recorded his first career touchdown on October 21 against the San Francisco 49ers when he sacked Trent Dilfer, forced a fumble, recovered the fumble and ran 75 yards for the score.


Umenyiora established himself as a premier pass rusher in 2005, his first year as a starter. His stellar play earned All-Pro recognition and a trip to the Pro Bowl. Umenyiora achieved 14.5 sacks and 70 tackles, second only to the sixteen sacks obtained by Derrick Burgess of the Oakland Raiders.

On December 23, 2005, the Giants signed Umenyiora to a six-year contract extension for $41 million with $15 million guaranteed.


Despite not being invited to the 2003 NFL Draft Combine, Umenyiora was drafted in the 2nd round (56th pick overall) of the 2003 NFL Draft by the New York Giants out of Troy University.


Umenyiora played college football for the Troy State Trojans, the only program to offer him an athletic scholarship. At Troy, Umenyiora was moved from nose guard to defensive end. In 2002, he set school records in tackles for loss in a single season (20.5) and sacks in a single game (four against Florida A&M). He finished the 2002 season with 15 sacks, the second-most in NCAA Division I. He was inducted into the Troy University Sports Hall of Fame in 2014.


Ositadimma "Osi" Umenyiora (born November 16, 1981) is an English-born Nigerian sports pundit and former American Football defensive end who played in the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for Troy University and was drafted by the New York Giants in the second round of the 2003 NFL Draft. Umenyiora was a two-time Pro Bowl selection and holds the Giants franchise record for most sacks in one game. He is one of five British-born players to have won a Super Bowl, joining Marvin Allen, Scott McCready, former Giants teammate Lawrence Tynes and Jay Ajayi.