Cornerback Prince Amukamara, the former 19th overall pick by the New York Giants in the 2011 NFL Draft, has officially retired from professional football at the age of 34.
Amukamara, an alumnus of the University of Nebraska, inked a symbolic 1-day contract with the Giants to close the chapter on his impressive NFL journey.
Over the course of his career, Amukamara notched 10 interceptions and defended 80 passes, underlining his reputation as a solid cornerback in the league.
"I've always lived by if being a football player was the only thing I was known for, then I haven't really accomplished anything in life."@PrinceAmukamara talks life before, during, and after football in his retirement speech ⤵️
— Dan Salomone (@Dan_Salomone) August 24, 2023
Amukamara also played on the the Jacksonville Jaguars, Chicago Bears, Las Vegas Raiders, and Arizona Cardinals.
One of the pinnacle moments in Amukamara’s career was his role on the Giants’ Super Bowl XLVI-winning team during the 2011 season, where they triumphed over the New England Patriots.