>> At Navy: Elected offensive team captain by his teammates ... enters the fall as a starter at left guard ... versatile player that can also play center ... has good size and moves well, an important trait for an offensive lineman in this offense ... squats 530 pounds, the third-best mark on the team ... has earned one varsity letter.
>> 2008: Saw action in every game as a member of the offensive line, including making his collegiate debut in the Mids' opener against Towson ... helped the Mids' rushing attack lead the nation in rushing for an unprecedented fourth consecutive season (292.4 yds/gm) ... saw extensive action in Navy's win over Army ... helped open up paths for senior tandem Shun White (13-148) and Eric Kettani (24-125) to maneuver through to become Navy's first 100-yard rushing tandem this season as the Mids turned in a 34-0 win over rival Army and won their sixth consecutive Commander-In-Chief's Trophy ... held the SMU defense off-balance allowing QB Ricky Dobbs to rush for 224 yards and become the first Navy QB to reach the 200-yard rushing mark since Brian Madden in 2001 ... Dobbs also became just the fifth player in school history to score four or more TDs in a game.
>> 2007: Did not see any varsity action.
>> 2006: Did not see any varsity action.
>> High School / Personal: A 2005 graduate of Cypress Ridge High School, Asante attended the Naval Academy Prep School during the 2005-06 academic year ... earned one letter in football at left tackle ... named second-team all-district and team captain his senior year ... helped lead Cypress Ridge to a 7-3 record and a district championship his senior year ... full name is Osei Owusu Asante ... born July 3, 1987, in Houston, Texas ... son of Osei and Faith Thompson ... majoring in General Science.