Damario Ambrose

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Damario Ambrose
Free agent
Position: Linebacker
Personal information
Date of birth: (1989-09-09) September 9, 1989 (age 28)
Place of birth: Mobile, Alabama
Height: 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Weight: 270 lb (122 kg)
Career information
High school: Mobile (AL) Davidson
College: Arkansas
Undrafted: 2011
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com
Career Arena statistics as of 2013
Tackles: 8
Sacks: 1.5
Interceptions: 0
Forced Fumbles: 0
Player stats at ArenaFan.com

Damario Ambrose (born September 9, 1989) is an American football linebacker who is currently a free agent. He played college football at Arkansas. Ambrose entered the 2011 NFL Draft but went undrafted. He was signed by the St. Louis Rams as an undrafted free agent in 2011.

Early years[edit]

Ambrose was born in Mobile, Alabama and attended Davidson High School. After his Senior season in high school, Ambrose was selected to the second team all-region honors.[1] He was ranked the No. 19 prospect in State of Alabama and was ranked the No. 35 strong side defensive end in the nation.[1]

US college sports recruiting information for high school athletes
Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight 40 Commit date
Damario Ambrose
Defensive End
Mobile, Alabama Davidson High School 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 240 lb (110 kg) 4.8 Dec 8, 2006 
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:2/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247SportsN/A
Overall recruiting rankings: Scout: 100 (DE)   Rivals: 3 (DE), 19 (AL)
  • ‡ Refers to 40 yard dash
  • Note: In many cases, Scout, Rivals, 247Sports, and ESPN may conflict in their listings of height, weight and 40 time.
  • In these cases, the average was taken. ESPN grades are on a 100-point scale.


College career[edit]

Ambrose played at the University of Arkansas. He finished college with 79 tackles, 6.5 sacks and a forced fumble.

In his Freshman season, He finished the season with 12 tackles and a sack.[2] In 2007, He received the SEC First-Team All-Freshman honors.[1] On October 1, 2007, Ambrose was named the SEC Defensive Lineman of the Week for his performance against North Texas in which Arkansas Razorbacks won the game 66-7.[3][4]

In his Sophomore season, He finished the season with 21 tackles along with 2 sacks.[2]

In the Junior season, He played and started 13 games in which he had 13 tackles.[2] On November 7, 2009, He recorded 3 tackles against South Carolina in which Arkansas wins the game 33-16.[5]

In his Senior season, He finished the season with 33 tackles, 3.5 sacks, a pass defended and a Forced fumble.[2] On September 18, 2010, He recorded 4 tackles along with 2 sacks and a forced fumble against Georgia as Arkansas wins 31-24.[6]

Professional career[edit]

St. Louis Rams[edit]

He was signed by the St. Louis Rams as an undrafted free agent. On September 3, 2011 He was released a couple of days before the 2011 regular season.

New York Jets[edit]

On August 3, 2012 Ambrose signed with the New York Jets.[7] On August 27, 2012, He was released.[8]

Iowa Barnstormers[edit]

On December 3, 2012, he signed with the Iowa Barnstormers of the Arena Football League.[9] On March 16, 2013, he was placed on injured reserve.[9]


  1. ^ a b c "Arkansas Razorbacks profile". arkansasrazorbacks.com. Retrieved 2012.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  2. ^ a b c d "Damario Ambrose Statistics". sports-reference.com. 
  3. ^ "Ambrose Named SEC Defensive Lineman of the Week". arkansasrazorbacks.com. Retrieved October 1, 2007. 
  4. ^ "Hog Freshman name Defensive Lineman of the week". fox16.com. Retrieved October 1, 2007. 
  5. ^ "South Carolina 16, Arkansas 33 Box Score". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2012.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  6. ^ "(12) Arkansas 31, Georgia 24 Box Score". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 3 September 2012. 
  7. ^ PFW staff (3 August 2012). "NFL transactions for Aug. 3, 2012". Pro Football Weekly.com. Archived from the original on 7 April 2014. Retrieved 4 August 2012. 
  8. ^ "Jets Waive Damario Ambrose, Josh Baker Headed To IR". thejetpress.com. Retrieved 27 August 2012. 
  9. ^ a b "Iowa Barnstormers team transactions". arenafan.com. 

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