B. J. Askew

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B. J. Askew
No. 35
Fullback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1980-08-19) August 19, 1980 (age 34)
Place of birth: Cincinnati, Ohio
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Weight: 233 lb (106 kg)
Career information
College: Michigan
NFL Draft: 2003 / Round: 3 / Pick: 85
Debuted in 2003 for the New York Jets
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Stats at NFL.com

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 years[edit]

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.

Pro football career[edit]

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]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Record Book". University of Michigan & Host Interactive. 2007. Archived from the original on 2008-02-29. Retrieved 2007-12-28. 
  2. ^ "Tampa Bay Buccaneers". NFL.com. 2010. Archived from the original on 28 April 2010. Retrieved 26 December 2012. 

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