B. J. Askew
|Date of birth:||August 19, 1980|
|Place of birth:||Cincinnati, Ohio|
|Height:||6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
|Weight:||233 lb (106 kg)|
|NFL draft:||2003 / Round: 3 / Pick: 85|
|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.
High school years
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
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.
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