The Chronicle of Higher Education's Brad Wolverton, left, and NFL and former Texas linebacker Emmanuel Acho talk about the issue of paying college athletes for their likeness at a SXSports panel at South by Southwest on Friday.

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LB Emmanuel Acho waived by Philadelphia

Posted August 27th, 2015

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Former Texas linebacker Emmnauel Acho is out of a job after being waived by the Philadelphia Eagles.

Acho recently injured his thumb, which might have contributed to his release.

In two seasons, Acho made 20 appearances with Philadelphia and logged two starts. At Texas, Acho made first-team All-Big 12 before being drafted by Cleveland in the sixth round of the 2012 draft.

 

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