Ernest Owusu

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Ernest Owusu
No. 95 Las Vegas Outlaws
Position: Defensive end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1988-05-26) May 26, 1988 (age 26)
Place of birth: Burlington, Vermont
Height: 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Weight: 270 lb (122 kg)
Career information
High school: Nashville (TN) Father Ryan High School
College: California
Undrafted: 2012
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Active
Career NFL statistics
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Ernest John Yaw Owusu Jr. (born May 26, 1988) is an American football defensive end for the Las Vegas Outlaws of the Arena Football League (AFL).

High School career[edit]

Owusu attended Father Ryan High School in Nashville, Tennessee and played varsity football for 3 years. After 3 years at Father Ryan, Owusu attended The Hun School of Princeton for an additional prep year. While at The Hun School, Owusu accumulated 62 tackles, 13.0 sacks and 1.0 interception.

Professional career[edit]

Minnesota Vikings[edit]

On May 1, 2012, Owusu was signed as an undrafted free agent by the Minnesota Vikings. On August 25, 2012, he was released by the Vikings.

Cleveland Browns[edit]

Owusu was awarded to the Cleveland Browns via waivers on August 27, 2012. He was released as part of the final cuts on August 31, 2012.

Minnesota Vikings[edit]

On September 3, 2012, Owusu was re-signed by the Minnesota Vikings and was placed on the practice squad, but was ultimately released on October 5. In the following months, Owusu would spend three additional short runs on the Vikings practice squad that lasted from October 11–October 18, October 23–October 29, and November 7–November 9.[citation needed]

Tampa Bay Buccaneers[edit]

On November 13, 2012, Owusu was signed to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers's practice squad. On August 26, 2013, he was waived by the Buccaneers.[1]

San Jose SaberCats[edit]

On June 4, 2014, Owusu was assigned to the San Jose SaberCats of the Arena Football League (AFL).

Edmonton Eskimos[edit]

On June 6, 2014, Owusu agreed to terms Edmonton Eskimos of the Canadian Football League (CFL).

Las Vegas Outlaws[edit]

On December 22, 2014, Owusu was drafted by the Las Vegas Outlaws with the 2nd overall pick in the 2014 Expansion Draft.[2]


  1. ^ "Bucs Add TE Shanahan, Begin Roster Reduction". August 26, 2013. Retrieved September 1, 2013. 
  2. ^ Capper, Tim (December 22, 2014). "Las Vegas Outlaws Expansion Draft Results". Retrieved December 23, 2014. 

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