Players

Larry Asante
DB #25
Height:
6-0
Weight:
210
College:
Nebraska
Hometown:
Alexandria, VA
Experience:
2
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 23 38 32 6 0 0 1 1 0 4 -- 4
2014 OAK 6 24 20 4 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2013 IND 5 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2011 TB 10 12 10 2 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2010 TB 2 2 2 0 0 -- 1 1 0 4 4 4

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CAREER TRANSACTIONS:

  • Was waived-injured by the Colts on November 11, 2013.
  • Signed by the Colts as a free agent on October 4, 2013.
  • Waived by the Colts on August 31, 2013.
  • Signed by the Colts to a reserve/future contract on December 31, 2012.
  • Waived by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on August 31, 2012.
  • Signed by the Buccaneers on November 30, 2010.
  • Signed to the Cleveland Browns practice squad on September 5, 2010.
  • Waived by the Browns on September 4, 2010.
  • Selected by the Browns in the fifth round (160th Overall) of the 2010 NFL Draft.

 

2012:

  • Played in all four preseason games with the Buccaneers before being waived on August 31, 2012.
  • Signed by the Colts to a reserve/future contract on December 31, 2012.

 

2011 (BUCCANEERS):

  • Played in 10 games and recorded 11 tackles and one forced fumble on defense and two tackles on special teams.
  • Made season debut against Indianapolis (10/3).
  • Notched three tackles against Houston (11/13).
  • Led team with career-high seven tackles and recorded first career forced fumble at Atlanta (1/1/12).

 

2010 (BROWNS/BUCCANEERS):

  • Spent most of the year on the Browns practice squad.
  • Was signed to the Buccaneers active roster on November 30, 2010.
  • Played in two games, registering one solo tackle, one special teams tackle and an interception.
  • Recorded his first career interception at New Orleans (1/2/11).

 

COLLEGE:

  • Started 36-of-39 games at Nebraska (2007-09), registering 224 tackles, one sack, three forced fumbles and three interceptions.
  • Earned first team All-Big 12 honors as a senior after recording 79 tackles, two forced fumbles and two interceptions.
  • Returned an interception 74 yards for a touchdown against Louisiana-Lafayette in 2009.
  • Earned All-Big 12 honorable mention accolades in 2007 and 2008.
  • Converted from linebacker to defensive back after enrolling at Nebraska.
  • Recorded 76 tackles, one interception and three blocked kicks as a redshirt freshman at Coffeyville Community College (2006), where he earned All-Jayhawk League honors and honorable mention All-America honors from the National Junior College Athletic Association.

 

PERSONAL:

  • Majored in economics at Nebraska and earned secondary degrees in sociology and ethnic studies.
  • Attended Hayfield High School (Alexandria, Va.).
  • Earned all-league honors as a running back in the AAA Patriot Division as voted by the Washington Post.
  • Celebrated the holidays with over 200 children and their families from the Children’s Cancer Center; participating in arts and crafts, games, and gingerbread house making in December 2011.
  • Helped surprise 30 families with tickets, gift cards, a shopping spree and more for the fifth annual Day of Giving in December 2011.
  • Born Larry Gibbs Asante on March 7, 1988 in Alexandria, Virginia.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS:

  • Was waived-injured by the Colts on November 11, 2013.
  • Signed by the Colts as a free agent on October 4, 2013.
  • Waived by the Colts on August 31, 2013.
  • Signed by the Colts to a reserve/future contract on December 31, 2012.
  • Waived by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on August 31, 2012.
  • Signed by the Buccaneers on November 30, 2010.
  • Signed to the Cleveland Browns practice squad on September 5, 2010.
  • Waived by the Browns on September 4, 2010.
  • Selected by the Browns in the fifth round (160th Overall) of the 2010 NFL Draft.

 

2012:

  • Played in all four preseason games with the Buccaneers before being waived on August 31, 2012.
  • Signed by the Colts to a reserve/future contract on December 31, 2012.

 

2011 (BUCCANEERS):

  • Played in 10 games and recorded 11 tackles and one forced fumble on defense and two tackles on special teams.
  • Made season debut against Indianapolis (10/3).
  • Notched three tackles against Houston (11/13).
  • Led team with career-high seven tackles and recorded first career forced fumble at Atlanta (1/1/12).

 

2010 (BROWNS/BUCCANEERS):

  • Spent most of the year on the Browns practice squad.
  • Was signed to the Buccaneers active roster on November 30, 2010.
  • Played in two games, registering one solo tackle, one special teams tackle and an interception.
  • Recorded his first career interception at New Orleans (1/2/11).

 

COLLEGE:

  • Started 36-of-39 games at Nebraska (2007-09), registering 224 tackles, one sack, three forced fumbles and three interceptions.
  • Earned first team All-Big 12 honors as a senior after recording 79 tackles, two forced fumbles and two interceptions.
  • Returned an interception 74 yards for a touchdown against Louisiana-Lafayette in 2009.
  • Earned All-Big 12 honorable mention accolades in 2007 and 2008.
  • Converted from linebacker to defensive back after enrolling at Nebraska.
  • Recorded 76 tackles, one interception and three blocked kicks as a redshirt freshman at Coffeyville Community College (2006), where he earned All-Jayhawk League honors and honorable mention All-America honors from the National Junior College Athletic Association.

 

PERSONAL:

  • Majored in economics at Nebraska and earned secondary degrees in sociology and ethnic studies.
  • Attended Hayfield High School (Alexandria, Va.).
  • Earned all-league honors as a running back in the AAA Patriot Division as voted by the Washington Post.
  • Celebrated the holidays with over 200 children and their families from the Children’s Cancer Center; participating in arts and crafts, games, and gingerbread house making in December 2011.
  • Helped surprise 30 families with tickets, gift cards, a shopping spree and more for the fifth annual Day of Giving in December 2011.
  • Born Larry Gibbs Asante on March 7, 1988 in Alexandria, Virginia.