Akwasi Antwi

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Akwasi Antwi
No. 45     Saskatchewan Roughriders
Date of birth: (1985-05-09) May 9, 1985 (age 30)
Place of birth: Toronto, Ontario
Career information
Status: Active
CFL status: National
Position(s): LB
Height: 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight: 250 lb (110 kg)
University: Mount Allison University
CFL Draft: 2011 / Round: 4 / Pick: 26
Drafted by: Calgary Stampeders
As player:
Calgary Stampeders
Toronto Argonauts
BC Lions
Saskatchewan Roughriders
Career stats
Playing stats at CFL.ca

Akwasi Antwi (born May 9, 1985 in Toronto, Ontario) is a Canadian football linebacker for the BC Lions in the Canadian Football League. He was drafted 26th overall by the Calgary Stampeders. Antwi played CIS football with the Mount Allison Mounties.

Professional career[edit]

Calgary Stampeders[edit]

Antwi was drafted 26th overall (4th round) by the Calgary Stampeders in the 2011 CFL Draft. He signed with the team on May 25, 2011.[1] He spent two seasons with the Stamps amassing 28 special teams tackles and six regular tackles.

Toronto Argonauts[edit]

On April 8, 2013, Antwi was traded to the Toronto Argonauts in exchange for the rights to offensive tackle Daniel Federkeil.[2] He was released by the Argonauts on July 25, 2013.

BC Lions[edit]

Antwi was signed as a free agent by the BC Lions on February 27, 2014. He was released by the Lions on May 14, 2015.[3]


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