Adrian Awasom was born on 25 October, 1983. He is a Cameroonian-American footballer. Awasom was born in Cameroon and moved with his family to the United States when he was four, growing up in Fort Bend, Texas. He was of defensive end who is currently a free agent
Adrian attended Stafford High School where he was a three-sport start in football, basketball and track. A two time All-District Member and caught 22 passes for 350 yards at tight end as a senior. As a member of the basketball team, Awasom was a two-time All-State member averaging 16.7 ppg and 16.7 rpg as a senior and also earning All-Area Honors. In track, he was a two-time All-State Performer with a personal best of 189’74.
Adrian Awasom was a member of some of the most memorable times in North Texas Football history. He was named a member of the All-Sun Belt Conference Team three straight years to finish his career.
Awasom was signed as an undrafted rookie free agent by the Giants in 2005, playing primarily on the special teams unit. In 2006, he played ten games as a defensive end, and recorded two quarterback sacks. He won Super Bowl XLII to conclude the 2007 NFL season, he was released before the start of the 2008 season after suffering a season ending neck injury. Adrian was drafted first by the Las Vegas Locomotives on June 18, 2009. After two season with the UFL Awasom is drawing interest from a few NFL teams after recording 20 tackles and three sacks during a championship season with the Las Vegas Locomotives.
Other main signings of Awasom was signed by the Minnesota Vikings in January 22, 2011. In late 2011, Adrain was signed with the Orlando Predators of the Arena Football League. While, he was signed by Las Vegas Locomotives in 2012, late 2012 he was signed by Toronto Argonauts. In 2013 he was signed by BC Lions. He was released by the Lions on May 15, 2014.