Kwabena Asare
No. 54     Calgary Stampeders
Born: (1992-02-25) February 25, 1992 (age 29)
Brampton, Ontario
Career information
StatusActive
CFL statusNational
Position(s)OL
Height6 ft 8 in (203 cm)
Weight270 lb (120 kg)
CollegeCarleton
CFL draft2017 / Round: 6 / Pick: 49
Career history
As player
20172020Edmonton Eskimos
2021–presentCalgary Stampeders
Career stats

Kwabena Asare (born February 25, 1992) is a professional Canadian football offensive lineman for the Calgary Stampeders of the Canadian Football League (CFL). He played college football at Carleton.

College career

Asare played college football for five seasons at Carleton while pursuing a degree in Communication and Media Studies.

He was selected to play in the 2016 East-West Bowl as a member of the East Team.

Professional career

Edmonton Eskimos

After being selected in the sixth round of the 2017 CFL Draft by the Edmonton Eskimos, Asare spent two seasons on the team’s practice squad.[1] He was promoted to the active roster in 2019, appearing in five games that season. After the season, Asare entered free agency for the first time in his career. He signed with the Eskimos on February 3, 2020.[2] He was released on July 19, 2021.[3]

Calgary Stampeders

Asare signed with the Calgary Stampeders on July 22, 2021.[4]

Personal life

Asare is of Ghanaian descent.

References

  1. ^ "Ravens' 2017 CFL draft picks added to rosters". Carleton Ravens. February 3, 2020. Retrieved November 18, 2020.
  2. ^ "Eskimos Sign Offensive Lineman Asare". Esks.com. February 3, 2020. Retrieved November 18, 2020.
  3. ^ "Transactions: Elks release seven ahead of roster deadline". GoElks.com. July 19, 2021. Retrieved July 20, 2021.
  4. ^ "Stampeders sign OL Kwabena Asare". CFL.ca. July 22, 2021. Retrieved July 24, 2021.