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Matt Asiata

American football player from United States of America

Matt Asiata (born July 24, 1987) is an American football running back who currently plays for the Minnesota Vikings of the National Football League. He went undrafted in the 2011 NFL Draft, He played college football at Utah. Asiata is a graduate of Hunter High School in West Valley, Utah and was standout running back for the Wolverines. Asiata went on to become an all-conference player at the University of Utah. Asiata finished his career with the Utes with 1,748 total rushing yards and 24 touchdowns. After going undrafted Asiata flirted with playing in the United Football League for the Omaha Nighthawks but was signed by the Minnesota Vikings on July 26, 2011 and never participated with the team. Asiata was released from the Vikings during final cuts but was then placed on the practice squad. On September 7, 2011, Asiata was released from the practice squad. He was resigned on January 5, 2012. At the start of the 2012 season, Asiata earned a roster spot by making the team and was the 3rd running back on the Minnesota Vikings  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Known as
Matthew Asiata,Matthew Rentinai Asiata
Date of birth
1987-07-24
Place of birth
Salt Lake City
Nationality
United States of America
Profession
American football player

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