Emmanuel Chinedum Acho was born on 10 November, 1990. He is an American football linebacker who is currently a free agent of the National Football League (NFL), and was drafted by the Cleveland Browns in the sixth round of the 2012 NFL Draft. He played college football at Texas. Acho attended St. Mark’s School of Texas in Dallas, Texas, where he also lettered in basketball and track and field. As a senior, he was tabbed the State’s Top Linebacker by Dave Campbell’s Texas Football and one of the 150 top recruits in the country by ESPNU. In track, he recorded personal bests of 57-4 (shot put) and 177-3(Discus).
Acho played in 48 games during his 4-year career at Texas, including 26 starts. As a senior, he was consensus first-team All-Big 12 linebacker (Coaches, AP, Houston Chronicle, San Antonio Express-News, Fort Worth Star-Telegram).
Emmanuel is not left in other areas of life as he is one of four hosts of “Cover Four” which airs on the Dallas Cowboys official website, and is one of four anchors at the Texas Gameday Desk on the Longhorn Network.