Prince Amukamara
CB #20
Glendale, AZ


-Originally a 1st round (19th pick overall) draft choice by the Giants in 2011.

-Has played in 44 regular-season games with 35 starts and in 4 postseason games. Career totals include 202 tackles (166 solo), 6 interceptions, 34 passes defensed, 2 forced fumbles and a sack…In the postseason he has 3 tackles (2 solo).
-Originally a 1st round (19th pick overall) draft choice by the Giants in 2011.

- Has played in 44 regular-season games with 35 starts and in 4 postseason games. Career totals include 202 tackles (166 solo), 6 interceptions, 34 passes defensed, 2 forced fumbles and a sack…In the postseason he has 3 tackles (2 solo).
- On 2014, Amukamara started each of the season’s first 8 games at right cornerback…Suffered a torn right biceps vs. Indianapolis (11/3)…Subsequently underwent surgery and was placed on injured reserve…Finished the season with 46 tackles (37 solo), career-high totals of 3 interceptions and 66 return yards, and 11 passes defensed…Had 3 solo tackles vs. the Colts before he was hurt… Recorded 7 solo tackles and an interception with a career-long 38-yard return at Dallas (10/19)…Had 3 solo tackles and an interception he returned 11 yards at Washington (9/25)…Contributed 5 tackles (4 solo) and an interception vs. Houston (9/21)…Had a season-high 9 tackles (8 solo) and a pass defensed vs. Arizona (9/14)…Began the season with 8 tackles (4 solo) and 2 passes defensed at Detroit (9/8).
- In 2013, started every game at right cornerback for the 1st time in his career…Finished 4th on the Giants with 83 tackles (72 solo) and was 2nd with 14 passes defensed…Also had an interception and 2 forced fumbles…Contributed 5 tackles (4 solo) and 2 passes defensed vs. Washington (12/29)…Also had 2 passes defensed vs. Seattle (12/15), at Washington (12/1) and at Kansas City (9/29)…Intercepted an Alex Smith pass at the Chiefs…Credited with a season-high 8 tackles, all solo, vs. Denver (9/15)…Had 7 tackles in 4 games - 5 solo at San Diego (12/8), 6 solo vs. Green Bay (11/17), 5 solo at Philadelphia (10/27) and 6 solo at Chicago (10/10)…Forced fumbles vs. the Broncos and at the Eagles.  
- In 2012, played in 13 games with 11 starts at right cornerback…Finished the season with 59 tackles (44 solo), an interception and 6 passes defensed…Inactive vs. Dallas (9/5) and Tampa Bay (9/16) with an ankle injury and at Atlanta (12/15) with a hamstring injury…Played for the 1st time at Carolina (9/20), where he had a tackle and a pass defense…Made 1st career start at Philadelphia (9/30) with 4 solo tackles and a pass defense…Led team with 6 tackles and 3 passes defensed and intercepted Alex Smith on the 1st play of the 2nd quarter at San Francisco (10/14)…Contributed 6 tackles (5 solo) and a pass defense vs. Washington (10/21)…Had a team and career-high 10 tackles (7 solo), including 1 for a loss, at Cincinnati (11/1)…Posted 5 tackles (4 solo) at Washington (12/3)…Had 4 solo tackles in season finale vs. Philadelphia (12/30).
- As a rookie in 2011, Amukamara played in the final 7 regular season games and all 4 postseason games…His season was cut in half because of a fractured foot he suffered in his 1st training camp practice on Aug. 6…Was inactive for the season’s first 9 games…Finished with 14 tackles (12 solo), 1 interception, 3 passes defensed and a fumble recovery…In the postseason, had 3 tackles (2 solo).
- Made NFL debut on the game’s 4th play vs. Philadelphia (11/20). On his 2nd play, he intercepted a long Vince Young pass intended for DeSean Jackson. Also had 5 solo tackles…Got his 1st fumble recovery at New Orleans (11/28) on a fumble by teammate Aaron Ross on a punt return…Had 4 solo tackles at Dallas (12/11) and 2 vs. Washington (12/18)…Credited with 1 solo tackle vs. New England in Super Bowl XLVI (2/5).  
-    Played in 49 games with 31 starts at Nebraska…Started 16 games at right cornerback and 15 on the left side…Career totals include 161 tackles (100 solo), 5 interceptions (returned for 63 yards, a 12.6-yard avg.), 26 pass deflections, 4 sacks for minus 31 yards, 6 stops for losses totaling 34 yards, 3 forced fumbles, 1 fumble recovery and 1 quarterback pressure…In 2010, was a unanimous All-America selection and All-Big 12 Conference 1st-team choice…Named Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year, joining Ndamukong Suh and Grant Wistrom as the only Cornhuskers to win the award…Finalist for the Jim Thorpe Award (top collegiate defensive back)…The defensive captain started all 14 games at left cornerback and ranked 6th on the team with 59 tackles (36 solo), including 1 sack for minus 9 yards…In 2009, was named All-Big 12 1st-team by the league’s coaches…Started all 14 games at right cornerback and ranked 6th on the team with 64 tackles (41 solo), including 2 sacks for minus 11 yards and 3 stops for losses totaling 13 yards…In 2008, played in all 13 games, starting twice at right cornerback (vs. New Mexico State and Virginia Tech) and once on the left side (vs. Western Michigan)…Registered 34 tackles (21 solo)…In 2007, played in 8 games as a true freshman as a reserve cornerback and on special teams.

-    Signed autographs for Giants fans at Bob’s Furniture Store in Paramus, N.J…Signed autographs for Giants fans at Walgreens…Attended the Jay Fund’s annual Champions for Children Gala in New York City…Attended the Taste of the Giants event at MetLife Stadium…Member of the “Muscle Team,” the Muscular Dystrophy Association of New York City’s team of professional athletes who give their time to children with muscular dystrophy.

-    Married (Pilar)…Starred at Apollo High School (Glendale, Ariz.)…Named the state Player of the Year by the Arizona Republic and All-Arizona Informant Offensive Player of the Year as a senior…Class 4A All-State selection by the Arizona Republic in 2006…Three-time All-Region honoree, earning 1st-team nods as a junior and senior and a 2nd-team choice as a sophomore…Two-way starter at running back and defensive back…Rushed for nearly 50 touchdowns and 3,389 yards over his final 2 seasons, adding 664 yards receiving and 125 tackles…Led the Hawks to a 7-4 overall record as a senior and an appearance in the Class 4A playoffs while gaining 2,106 yards with 24 touchdowns on the ground, adding 22 receptions for 252 yards with 6 more scores…Defensively, had 95 tackles, 2 interceptions, 3 fumble recoveries and a blocked field goal…Rushed for 366 yards and 4 touchdowns in an overtime loss to Scottsdale Chaparral in the 1st round of the Class 4A playoffs…Helped the Apollo basketball team win 3 straight Class 4A state titles as a starting guard…Averaged 11.5 points, 4.7 rebounds, 4.3 assists and 3.5 steals per game as a senior, leading the Hawks to a 26-6 overall record in 2007…Also starred as a member of the track and field squad, where he won the Class 4A state titles in both the 100-meter and 200-meter dashes as a senior…His times in the 100 (10.78) and 200 (21.91) were both tops in the state of Arizona…Sociology major…Member of the Big 12 Conference Commissioner’s Academic Honor Roll (Fall 2010 and 2007)…Named to the 2010 Brook Berringer Citizenship team for his work as a volunteer in the community (outreach work includes team hospital visits, a World War II Veteran's Visit and March Madness Ball Night for the Down Syndrome Association for Families)…His family comes from royal bloodlines in Nigeria…Great grandfather was the king of the Awo-Omamma in Imo State of Nigeria, while Romanus Amukamara was chief…Has 5 sisters whose names are Princess, Precious, Promise, Peace and Passionate.
TOTAL 69 310 271 39 0 0 51 7 0 68 -- 38
2016 JAX 14 49 46 3 0 -- 6 -- -- -- -- --
2015 NYG 11 63 55 8 0 -- 10 1 0 6 6 6
2014 NYG 8 46 37 9 0 -- 11 3 0 66 22 38
2013 NYG 16 85 76 9 0 -- 14 1 0 -4 -4 -4
2012 NYG 13 53 45 8 0 -- 7 1 0 0 -- 0
2011 NYG 7 14 12 2 0 -- 3 1 0 0 -- 0

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