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194. Asante Samuel
Making four consecutive Pro Bowls and a First Team All-Pro Selection, Asante Samuel was an integral part of a pair of Super Bowl Championships by the New England Patriots. Samuel would lead the National Football League in Interceptions twice and would become one of the more recognized Defensive Backs in the NFL.

The Bullet Points

  • Country of Origin: Fort Lauderdale, Florida, U.S.A.
  • Eligible Since: Tuesday, 01 January 2019
  • Position: Cornerback
  • Games Played: 157
  • Notable Statistics: 51 Interceptions
    728 Interception Return Yards
    5 Interception Return Touchdowns
    7 Forced Fumbles
    3 Fumble Recoveries
    1 Fumble Recovery Yard
    439 Combined Tackles
    398 Solo Tackles
    41 Assisted Tackles
    9 Tackles for Loss*
    89 Approximate Value

    21 Playoff Games
    7 Interceptions
    27 Interception Return Yards
    4 Interception Return Touchdowns
    53 Combined Tackles
    50 Solo Tackles
    3 Assisted Tackles

    *Tackles for Loss was not a statistic until the 1999 Season.
  • Played For: Atlanta Falcons, New England Patriots, Philadelphia Eagles
  • College: Central Florida
  • Drafted: 4th Round, 120th Overall in 2003
  • Major Accolades and Awards: Super Bowl Rings (2) (New England Patriots, Super Bowl XXXVIII & XXXIX
    First Team All-Pro Selection (1) (2007)
    Second Team All-Pro Selection (1) (2009)
    Pro Bowl Selections (4) (2007, 2008, 2009 & 2010)
    Most Interceptions (2) (2006 & 2009)
  • Other Points of Note: Top Ten Finishes: Interceptions (5) (2006, 2007, 2009, 2010 & 2012)
    Top Ten Finishes: Interception Return Yards (2) (2006 & 2012)
  • Notable All Time Rankings: 32. Interceptions: 51
    46. Interception Return Yards: 728

Should Asante Samuel be in the Hall of Fame?

Definitely put him in! - 53.1%
Maybe, but others deserve it first. - 33.3%
Probably not, but it wouldn't be the end of the world. - 8.6%
No opinion. - 0%
No way! - 4.9%

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