Player Bio

Prince Amukamara
CB #20
Height:
6-0
Weight:
204
Age:
28
College:
Nebraska
Experience:
7

Quick Stats (2017):

TCKL
34
SCK
0.0
FF
0
INT
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Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 344 304 40 0.0 0 57 7 68 -- 38 0 3 2
2017 CHI 11 9 34 33 1 0.0 -- 6 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2016 JAX 14 12 49 46 3 0.0 -- 6 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2015 NYG 11 10 63 55 8 0.0 -- 10 1 6 6 6 0 1 1
2014 NYG 8 8 46 37 9 0.0 -- 11 3 66 22 38 0 0 --
2013 NYG 16 16 85 76 9 0.0 -- 14 1 -4 -4 -4 0 2 --
2012 NYG 13 11 53 45 8 0.0 -- 7 1 0 -- 0 0 0 --
2011 NYG 7 0 14 12 2 0.0 -- 3 1 0 -- 0 0 0 1
Recent Games
WKOppResultTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
TotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
1 ATL L 17-23 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2 @TB L 7-29 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
3 PIT W 23-17 3 2 1 0.0 -- 2 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
4 @GB L 14-35 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
5 MIN L 17-20 4 4 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
6 @BAL W 27-24 2 2 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
7 CAR W 17-3 4 4 0 0.0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
8 @NO L 12-20 2 2 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
10 GB L 16-23 1 1 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
11 DET L 24-27 3 3 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
12 @PHI L 3-31 5 5 0 0.0 -- 2 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
13 SF L 14-15 4 4 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
14 @CIN W 33-7 6 6 0 0.0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --

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Biography

PRO CAREER: Appeared in 69 contests with 57 starts over six seasons for the New York Giants (2011-15) and Jacksonville Jaguars (2016) … compiled 310 tackles, 7 interceptions, 49 pass breakups, 3 forced fumbles, 2 fumble recoveries and 7 TFLs … won a Super Bowl as a rookie for the New York Giants in 2011.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Drafted by the New York Giants in the 1st round (19th overall) of the 2011 draft ... signed one-year contract with JAX (3/11/16) ... signed one-year contract with Chicago (3/10/17). SIGNED through 2017.

2016 SEASON: Appeared in 14 games with 12 starts for the Jacksonville Jaguars, recording 49 tackles, 6 pass breakups and 1 TFL. GAMES PLAYED-STARTED: 14-12

PREVIOUS SEASONS: 2015: Played in 11 games with 10 starts and totaled 63 tackles (55 solo), 9 passes defensed,

1 interception, 1 forced fumble and 1 fumble recovery ... missed five games due to a pectoral injury. 2014: Started each of the season's first eight games ... recorded 46 tackles and a career-high 3 interceptions which tied for 2nd on the team. Suffered a torn right bicep on 11/3 vs. Indianapolis and was put on injured reserve. 2013: Started every game for the first time in his career ... finished 4th on the team with 83 tackles and was second with 14 passes defensed ... also had an interception and 2 forced fumbles. 2012: Played in 13 games with 11 starts at RCB ... finished the season with 59 tackles, 1 interception and 6 passes defensed. 2011: Played in the final seven regular season games and all four postseason contests as a rookie for the Super Bowl winning New York Giants, recording 14 tackles, 1 interception, 2 pass breakups and 1 fumble recovery ... season was shortened because of a fractured foot suffered in training camp ... was inactive for the season's first nine games.

COLLEGE: Played in 49 games with 31 starts, recording 161 tackles, 5 interceptions, 26 pass breakups, 4 sacks, 6 TFLs, 3 forced fumbles and 1 fumble recovery ... as a senior, was a unanimous All-America selection and All-Big 12 Conference first team choice ... named Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year, joining Ndamukong Suh and Grant Wistrom as the only Cornhuskers to win the award ... the defensive captain started all 14 games and ranked 6th on the team with 59 tackles, including 1 sack.
 
PERSONAL: Starred at Apollo High School (Glendale, Ariz.) and named the state's player of the year by the Arizona Republic and All-Arizona Informant Offensive Player of the Year as a senior ... two-way starter at running back, rushing for nearly 50 touchdowns and 3,389 yards over his final two seasons, adding 664 receiving yards and 125 tackles ... helped the Apollo basketball team win three straight Class 4A state titles ... 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 ... married (Pilar) with a daughter Princess Paisley and a son, Princeton ... family comes from royal bloodlines in Nigeria, as his great grandfather was the king of the Awo-Omamma in Iwo State of Nigeria, while Romanus Amukamara was chief ... has five sisters whose names are Princess, Precious, Promise, Peace and Passionate.
PRO CAREER: Appeared in 69 contests with 57 starts over six seasons for the New York Giants (2011-15) and Jacksonville Jaguars (2016) … compiled 310 tackles, 7 interceptions, 49 pass breakups, 3 forced fumbles, 2 fumble recoveries and 7 TFLs … won a Super Bowl as a rookie for the New York Giants in 2011.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Drafted by the New York Giants in the 1st round (19th overall) of the 2011 draft ... signed one-year contract with JAX (3/11/16) ... signed one-year contract with Chicago (3/10/17). SIGNED through 2017.

2016 SEASON: Appeared in 14 games with 12 starts for the Jacksonville Jaguars, recording 49 tackles, 6 pass breakups and 1 TFL. GAMES PLAYED-STARTED: 14-12

PREVIOUS SEASONS: 2015: Played in 11 games with 10 starts and totaled 63 tackles (55 solo), 9 passes defensed,

1 interception, 1 forced fumble and 1 fumble recovery ... missed five games due to a pectoral injury. 2014: Started each of the season's first eight games ... recorded 46 tackles and a career-high 3 interceptions which tied for 2nd on the team. Suffered a torn right bicep on 11/3 vs. Indianapolis and was put on injured reserve. 2013: Started every game for the first time in his career ... finished 4th on the team with 83 tackles and was second with 14 passes defensed ... also had an interception and 2 forced fumbles. 2012: Played in 13 games with 11 starts at RCB ... finished the season with 59 tackles, 1 interception and 6 passes defensed. 2011: Played in the final seven regular season games and all four postseason contests as a rookie for the Super Bowl winning New York Giants, recording 14 tackles, 1 interception, 2 pass breakups and 1 fumble recovery ... season was shortened because of a fractured foot suffered in training camp ... was inactive for the season's first nine games.

COLLEGE: Played in 49 games with 31 starts, recording 161 tackles, 5 interceptions, 26 pass breakups, 4 sacks, 6 TFLs, 3 forced fumbles and 1 fumble recovery ... as a senior, was a unanimous All-America selection and All-Big 12 Conference first team choice ... named Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year, joining Ndamukong Suh and Grant Wistrom as the only Cornhuskers to win the award ... the defensive captain started all 14 games and ranked 6th on the team with 59 tackles, including 1 sack.
 
PERSONAL: Starred at Apollo High School (Glendale, Ariz.) and named the state's player of the year by the Arizona Republic and All-Arizona Informant Offensive Player of the Year as a senior ... two-way starter at running back, rushing for nearly 50 touchdowns and 3,389 yards over his final two seasons, adding 664 receiving yards and 125 tackles ... helped the Apollo basketball team win three straight Class 4A state titles ... 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 ... married (Pilar) with a daughter Princess Paisley and a son, Princeton ... family comes from royal bloodlines in Nigeria, as his great grandfather was the king of the Awo-Omamma in Iwo State of Nigeria, while Romanus Amukamara was chief ... has five sisters whose names are Princess, Precious, Promise, Peace and Passionate.
 

Recent Articles

  • Amukamara expected to return Sunday

    Posted Sep 22, 2017

    Cornerback Prince Amukamara, one of the key free agents the Bears signed to help bolster their secondary, is expected to make his season debut Sunday against the Steelers.

  • Amukamara on mission to pick off passes

    Posted Aug 25, 2017

    Determined to prove that his failure to intercept a pass last season with the Jaguars was an aberration, Bears cornerback Prince Amukamara remains focused on improving his ball skills.

  • Bears have retooled corner position

    Posted Mar 28, 2017

    During a busy offseason that's seen the Bears sign 11 free agents from other teams, they've retooled their cornerback position by adding veterans Prince Amukamara and Marcus Cooper.

  • Bears sign Amukamara to 1-year deal

    Posted Mar 11, 2017

    One day after signing safety Quintin Demps, the Bears addressed their secondary again Saturday by inking cornerback Prince Amukamara to a one-year contract.

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