Asians who have played in the NFL, NCAA, CFL and other football leagues.
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Asians in Football

PRNameEthnicityHt/WtPosYearLeagueTeamNotes
PRNameEthnicityHt/WtPosYearLeagueTeamNotes
8Huynh, NealVietnamese6'4" 315lbsDT2013NFL, NCAAAtlanta Falcons, Ohio StPlayed in preseason
8Tabuyo, JeremyFilipino, Hawaiian5'11" 195lbsWR2016-2013NCAATexas A&M2016: current 2015: 9-102-3TDs 2014: 7-102-2TDs 2013:5-21-0TDs
8Morikawa, JarinJapanese6'0" 190lbsQB2016-2013NCAAJackson State, UNLV, Mililani HS Hawaii2015:63-125-633yd,5TD,3Int
5GoCong, ChrisFilipino, White6'2" 260lbsLB2012-2006NFL, NCAAPhiladephia Eagles, Cleveland BrownsRetired
6Amano, Eugene Filipino6'3" 310lbsC2012-2004NFL, NCAATennessee TitansRetired. First asian to catch a pass in NFL as a TE
5Nakamura, HarukiJapanese, White5'10" 205lbsS2013-2008NFL, NCAABaltimore Ravens, Carolina PanthersMarried Jamie Pentaudi
5Wang, EdChinese6'4" 355lbsOT2011-2010NFL, NCAABuffalo Bills, Virginia TechRetired
9Wang, DavidChinese6'2" 308lbsC2014-2010NCAAVirginia TechSenior. Younger brother of Ed Wang
9Chung, KyleKorean6'3" 286lbsOL2014-2012NCAAVirginia TechRFreshman, Son of NFL Eugene Chung
4Chung, EugeneKorean6'4" 300lbsOL1997-1992NFL, NCAANew England Patriots, Jacksonville Jaguars, Virginia Tech1st round pick, now coaching
6Kaesviharn, KevinThai, White6'1" 200lbsS2009-1999NFL, NCAACincinatti Bengals, Iowa Brainstormers, San Francisco DemonsAlso played in AFL, XFL
1Chang, TimmyChinese, Hawaiian6'2" 205lbsQB2008-2000NFL, NCAAPhiladephia Eagles, Arizona Cardinals, Rhein Fire, Hamilton Tigercats, Hawaii WarriorsAlso played in CFL. Coaching at Jackson St.
4Wong, KaileeChinese, Hawaiian6'2" 250lbsLB2006-1998NFL, NCAAMinnesota Vikings, Houston Texans, Stanford2nd round pick
1Nguyen, DatVietnamese5'11" 235lbs LB2005-1999NFL, NCAADallas Cowboys, Texas A&M3rd round pick, leader in tackles
9Lee, LloydKorean6'0" 180lbsS1999-1998NFL, NCAASan Diego Chargers, DartmouthCoaching
2Gabriel, RomanFilipino, White6'4" 225lbsQB1977-1962NFL, NCAALA Rams, Philadephia Eagles1st round #2 pick. MVP. 29,444 yards, 201 TDs
6Lee, JohnKoreanK1987-1986NFL, NCAASt.Louis Cardinals, UCLA2nd round
8Sakoda, LouieJapanese, WhiteK2011-2009CFL, NCAASaskatchewan Roughriders, Edmonton Eskimos, Utah
8Ito, JeremyJapanese, White5'11" 190lbsK2009CFL, NCAAHamilton Tigercats, Rutgers
7Chiu, BryanKorean6'2" 300lbsC2009-1997CFLMontreal AlouettesCFL All-star
9Kwong, NormanChineseRB1960-1948CFLCalgary Stampeders, Edmonton Eskimos9,022 yards, 93 TDs
4Moniz, BryantHawaiian, Chinese6'0" 200lbsQB2015-2012CFL, AFL, NCAACalgary Stampeders, Georgia Force, Hawaii Warriors
7Kariya, BryanJapanese, White6'0" 217lbsRB2011-2008NCAABYU1,101 yards, 15 TDs
9Te, San SanChinese5'9" 178lbsK2011-2008NCAARutgers
9Chun, KentonKorean5'6" 160lbsK2011NCAAHawaii Warriors
9Kan, BrettChinese6'1" 200lbsQB2011-2008NCAAPrinceton, USCHawaii HS star, son of Rich Kan
7Ho, ChengChinese5'10" 200lbsRB2008-2006NCAAHarvardstar RB
6Ting, RyanChinese5'10" 180lbsS2005-2004NCAAUSCTwin brother of Brandon
6Ting, BrandonChinese5'10" 180lbsS2005-2004NCAAUSCTwin brother of Ryan
9Kan, RichChinese6'0" 200lbsQB1985-1984NFLSan Diego Chargers, SF 49ersfather of Brett Kan
8Pham, KevinVietnamese6'0" 180lbsQB2008-2007NCAA3DeAnzaStarting QB
9Nakamura, ChaseJapanese, White6'3" 190lbsTE2013-2011NCAA2Weber St
9Chou, MichaelKorean6'1" 190lbsQB2007-2006NCAA2Cal Poly Mustangs
7Phaydavong, ScottCambodian5'7" 175lbsRB2007-2004NCAA2, GermanyDrake4-year starter. 5,832 yards, 37 TDs
7Nguyen, PeterVietnamese5'8" 180lbsRB2012-2009NCAA2Montana Grizzlies1,985 yards, 9 TDs
8Nguyen, JohnVietnamese5'7" 180lbsRB2016-2013NCAA2Montana Grizzlies2015:184-855Yds,3TD; 2014: 13 Gms, 33 Rush Att, 265 Yrd, 2 TDs. Sophmore. Younger brother of Peter Nguyen.
8Choi, MattKorean6'2" 180lbsWR2014-2013NCAA2Monmouth2014: 11 Rec, 108 Yards, 1/1 Passing, 68 yards. 1 TD
9Lui-Yuen, CodyChinese, Hawaiian6'3" 225lbsQB2014NCAAAlabama A&M2014: freshman, no stats
8 Lee, JayMasonChinese, Hawaiian6'1" 215lbs QB2014-2011NCAAAlabama A&M2014: Senior, 11 gm, 151/310 passing, 2488 yrds, 18 TDs, 9 int.
9 Apsay, CadeFilipino, White6'2" 195lbsQB2014NCAAColorado2014: freshman, no stats
9Phan, ThucVietnamese5'6" 166lbsRB2014-2012NCAA2Elon2015:0yds 2014: Jr, 3 gm, 24 rush, 130 yds, 1 TD.
7Yoon, JustinKorean5'10" 175lbsK2016-2015NCAANotre Dame2015:15-17FGs,95pts; #1 Kicker prospect in Class of 2015
8Hong, DannyKorean6'4" 215lbsQB2016-2015NCAAColumbiaTop 100 Ranked HS QB
9Koo, YounghoeKorean5'9" 195lbsK2015-2013NCAAGeorgia Southern2015:7-9FGs,49pts
8Kobayashi, DrewJapanese6'2" 180lbsWR2016NCAACalHighly ranked WR from Hawaii

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Asians in Football | Asian Pacific Islanders in NFL | Mixed Asians in NFL

Asian Pacific Islanders in NFL *more to be added

PRNameEthnicityHt/WtPosYearLeagueTeamNotes
PRNameEthnicityHt/WtPosYearLeagueTeamNotes
1Mariota, MarcusHawaiian, White6'5" 215lbsQB2014-2011NCAAOregon DucksPotential #1 draft pick
7Tuiasosopo, MarquesPolynesian6'3" 220lbsQB2008-1997NFLOakland Raiders2nd round pick. Son of Manu
5Tuiasosopo, ManuPolynesianDL1986-1979NFLSeattle Seahawks, SF 49ersFather of Marques and Zach
5Tuiasosopo, ZachPolynesianFB2007-2005NFLOakland Raiders, NY JetsBrother of Marques
3Te'o, MantiHawaiian6'2" 250lbsLB2014-2013NFLSan Diego Chargers
7Helu, RoyTonganRBNFLWashington Redskins
6Pilares, KealohaHawaiianWRNFLCarolina Panthers, Hawaii Warriors
9Moeki, TonyTonganTENFLKansas City ChiefsSister plays volleyball
4Hoomanawanui, MichaelHawaiianTENFLNew England Patriots

Asians in Football | Asian Pacific Islanders in NFL | Mixed Asians in NFL

Mixed-Asians in NFL
PRNameEthnicityHt/WtPosYearLeagueTeamNotes
PRNameEthnicityHt/WtPosYearLeagueTeamNotes
1Ward, HinesBlack, Korean6'0" 205lbsWR2011-1998NFLPittsburgh SteelersSuperbowl MVP
7Demps, WillBlack, Korean6'0" 208lbsS2008-2002NFLBaltimore Ravens, Houston Texans
5Morton, JohnnyBlack, Japanese6'0" 190lbsWR2005-1994NFLDetroit Lions, Kansas City Chiefs
5Morton, ChadBlack, Japanese5'8" 200lbsRB2006-2000NFLNY Jets, NY Giants
3Bruschi, TedyWhite, Filipino6'1" 247lbsLB2008-1996NFLNew England PatriotsPro Bowler
7Leber, BenWhite, Japanese6'3" 244lbsLB2011-2002NFLSan Diego Chargers, St.Louis Rams
6Fujita, ScottWhite (adopted)6'5" 250lbsLB2012-2002NFLKansas City Chiefs, New Orleans Saints
9Moody, EmmanuelBlack, Korean6'0" 210lbsRB2014-2011NCAA, FXFL, Germany, AustriaBuffalo Bills, Boston BrawlersPlays in new league XFXL
4Chung, PatrickChinese, Jamaican5'11" 210lbsS2014-2009NFLNew England Patriots

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