|Date of birth:||May 26, 1988|
|Place of birth:||Burlington, Vermont|
|Height:||6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)|
|Weight:||270 lb (122 kg)|
|High school:||Nashville (TN) Father Ryan|
|* Offseason and/or practice squad member only|
|Career NFL statistics|
|Career Arena statistics|
|Player stats at ArenaFan.com|
High school career
Owusu attended Father Ryan High School in Nashville, Tennessee and played varsity football for four years. After four years at Father Ryan, Owusu attended the Hun School of Princeton for an additional prep year. While at The Hun School, Owusu accumulated 62 tackles, 13 sacks and 1 interception while receiving scholarship offers from 24 Division 1 programs to which he chose the University of California, Berkeley.
Owusu played in 42 games with 18 starts from 2008-11 ... recorded 55 tackles, 14.0 tackles for loss (-61 yards), 8.0 sacks (-49 yards), one forced fumble and five pass breakups ... earned first-team Pac-12 All-Academic honors as a senior after being a second-team Pac-10 All-Academic selection during both sophomore and junior campaigns ... two-time first-team ESPN All-District® 8 pick as a junior and senior.
2012 NFL Draft
|Ht||Wt||Arm length||Hand size||40-yd dash||10-yd split||20-yd split||20-ss||3-cone||Vert||Broad||BP||Wonderlic|
|6 ft 5 in||277 lb||33 in||10 in||4.70 s||1.70 s||2.70 s||4.5 s||7.19 s||31 in||9 ft 4 in||39 reps||x|
|All values from NFL Combinehttp://www.nfldraftscout.com/ratings/dsprofile.php?pyid=71233&draftyear=2012&genpos=DE|
On May 1, 2012, Owusu was signed as an undrafted free agent by the Minnesota Vikings. On November 12th, 2012, he was released by the Vikings.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
On November 13, 2012, Owusu was signed to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers's practice squad. On August 26, 2013, he was waived by the Buccaneers.
San Jose SaberCats
Las Vegas Outlaws
On December 22, 2014, Owusu was drafted by the Las Vegas Outlaws with the 2nd overall pick in the 2014 Expansion Draft.
Post Football career
As of August 2015, Ernest Owusu retired as a professional athlete and resides in the Bay Area.