Who is Matt Asiata?

BE PREPARED!  You never know when your opportunity is going to come and if you're not ready, you will miss it.


Opportunity knocked on Minnesota Vikings RB Matt Asiata's door and he was ready.  Making his first career start, in place of Adrian Peterson and Toby Gerhardt, Asiata rushed for three TDs and led the Vikings to a big upset of the Philadelphia Eagles, 48-30.

The question around the league today is who the heck is Matt Asiata?

Matt Asiata Fact Sheet:


1. Asiata is a graduate of Hunter High School in West Valley, Utah, and was a standout running back for the Wolverines.


2. During his first year of high school the Wolverines won Hunter High's first Class 5A football championship ever.  He was also a member the state champion basketball team that same year (side note: the Hunter High soccer and hockey teams also captured state titles that!).


3. He was an all-conference player at the University of Utah, finishing his career with 1,748 total rushing yards and 24 touchdowns.


4. Undrafted out of college, he’s spent the last two seasons on the Minnesota Vikings practice squad.


5. He was born in Salt Lake City, Utah.



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  • Philadelphia Eagles

    January 8, 2014

    leseanmccoy543 · draftee


  • Minnesota Vikings

    December 21, 2013

    100boy · 2nd string

    we lost adrian Peterson the third time... in a row

  • Minnesota Vikings

    December 19, 2013

    myman28 · draftee

    as u can see we survived without Adrian

  • New England Patriots

    December 19, 2013

    bradybaby123 · draftee

    Boom taht my man run dog run!

  • Tennessee Titans

    December 18, 2013

    irontiger49 · draftee

    WHO HE

  • Houston Texans

    December 16, 2013

    bryun · draftee

    whats up yall

  • Chicago Bears

    December 16, 2013

    bearbronc23 · practice squad

    i knew who he was before season started

  • Seattle Seahawks

    December 16, 2013

    coolman1239 · practice squad


  • Pittsburgh Steelers

    December 16, 2013

    steelersrock0925 · draftee

    A football player

  • Philadelphia Eagles

    December 16, 2013

    crasher4444 · rookie

    hi eagles are like so totally AWESOME!!!!!!!.

  • Atlanta Falcons

    December 16, 2013

    corporalray · 2nd string