Player Bio

Sam Acho
LB #93
Height:
6-3
Weight:
259
Age:
28
College:
Texas
Experience:
7

Quick Stats (2016):

TCKL
27
SCK
1.0
FF
1
INT
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Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 190 145 45 14.0 0 10 3 5 -- 3 0 9 3
2016 CHI 16 6 27 18 9 1.0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 1 --
2015 CHI 15 7 39 30 9 0.0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 1 1
2014 ARI 16 4 31 23 8 1.0 -- 3 1 3 3 3 0 0 --
2013 ARI 3 2 5 4 1 1.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 1 1
2012 ARI 16 16 48 35 13 4.0 -- 3 2 2 1 2 0 2 --
2011 ARI 16 10 40 35 5 7.0 -- 2 -- -- -- -- -- 4 1

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Biography

Acho has started 45-of-82 career games over six seasons with the Arizona Cardinals (2011-14) and Chicago Bears (2015-16), producing 212 tackles, 14 sacks, 22 tackles for a loss, three interceptions, 10 pass breakups, nine forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries (two on defense and one of his own teammate's on special teams). The University of Texas product has also collected 24 tackles on special teams. In one postseason contests with the Cardinals, Acho registered seven tackles, including a strip-sack that was recovered by Arizona's defense.

Last season with the Bears, Acho tallied 40 tackles, one sack, one pass breakup, one forced fumble and three tackles for a loss on defense. He also added three tackles on special teams.

Acho originally entered the NFL out of Texas as a 4th round selection (103rd overall) in the 2011 NFL Draft by the Cardinals.

Acho has started 45-of-82 career games over six seasons with the Arizona Cardinals (2011-14) and Chicago Bears (2015-16), producing 212 tackles, 14 sacks, 22 tackles for a loss, three interceptions, 10 pass breakups, nine forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries (two on defense and one of his own teammate's on special teams). The University of Texas product has also collected 24 tackles on special teams. In one postseason contests with the Cardinals, Acho registered seven tackles, including a strip-sack that was recovered by Arizona's defense.

Last season with the Bears, Acho tallied 40 tackles, one sack, one pass breakup, one forced fumble and three tackles for a loss on defense. He also added three tackles on special teams.

Acho originally entered the NFL out of Texas as a 4th round selection (103rd overall) in the 2011 NFL Draft by the Cardinals.

 

Recent Articles

  • Acho set for medical mission to Nigeria

    Posted Jun 8, 2017

    Bears linebacker Sam Acho will travel to Nigeria next week for the grand opening of a medical center that's being built by Living Hope Christian Ministries, an organization that's operated by his parents.

  • Bears ink Acho to one-year contract

    Posted Apr 15, 2017

    The Bears on Saturday re-signed veteran outside linebacker Sam Acho to a one-year contract. Last season Acho appeared in all 16 games with six starts.

  • Fans can help Acho earn big donation

    Posted Dec 14, 2016

    Bears fans can help outside linebacker Sam Acho earn a $25,000 donation for the charitable foundation that his parents started in 1989 and continue to operate.

  • Acho is Bears' Man of Year nominee

    Posted Dec 7, 2016

    Linebacker Sam Acho has been selected as the Bears' nominee for the prestigious 2016 Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award.

Recent Videos

  • 1-on-1: Acho talks loss to Packers

    Posted Dec 19, 2016

    Lauren Screeden is joined by linebacker Sam Acho in studio to talk about the Bears 30-27 loss to the Green Bay Packers.

  • Acho: Be a light in a dark place

    By NFL Network - Posted Dec 16, 2016

    Chicago Bears linebacker Sam Acho discusses being nominated for the Walter Payton Man of the Year Award and who he would want on his dodgeball team.

  • Acho: The Bears tradition is unmatched

    By NFL Network - Posted Dec 16, 2016

    Chicago Bears linebacker Sam Acho joins "Good Morning Football" to discuss preparing for Aaron Rodgers, the defensive tradition of the Chicago Bears, and his brother Emmanuel, a former NFL linebacker.

  • Acho honored for giving back

    By Chicago Bears - Posted Dec 14, 2016

    Sam Acho is the Bears Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year nominee. The award, presented by Nationwide, recognizes a player for his community service as well as his excellence on the field.