Asaph Schwapp

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Asaph Schwapp
Position: Fullback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1987-01-26)January 26, 1987
Place of birth: Hartford, Connecticut
Date of death: May 8, 2013(2013-05-08) (aged 26)
Height: 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight: 252 lb (114 kg)
Career information
College: Notre Dame
Undrafted: 2010
Career history

Asaph Daniel Schwapp (January 26, 1987 – May 8, 2013) was an American fullback.

Schwapp was born and raised in Hartford, Connecticut. He played high school football at Weaver High School in Hartford where he earned first team all-state honors and named Gatorade Player of the Year in Connecticut in 2004 as a junior. He also played inside linebacker. He attended and played football at The University of Notre Dame. He entered the NFL signing as an undrafted free agent by the Dallas Cowboys in 2009 but was cut before the regular season began.[1]

In 2010, he signed with the Hartford Colonials. On August 10, 2011, the Colonials were contracted by the UFL, thus Schwapp became a free agent.

On May 8, 2013, Asaph Schwapp died after battling non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.[2]


  1. ^ "Asaph Schwapp". United Football League. Archived from the original on June 11, 2011. Retrieved September 3, 2010. 
  2. ^ "Asaph Schwapp, a real student athlete, dies at 26.". May 9, 2013. Retrieved 2013-05-10. 

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