Other Interesting Things: Nguyen was awarded a Golden Torch Award at the Vietnamese American National Gala in 2004.
Wong’s father is native-Hawaiian and Chinese and his mother is European.
Also, before joining the NFL, Demps spent his spare time modeling. Demps played Linebacker with Minnesota until 2001 where he then went to the new expansion team, the Houston Texans in 2002.
Wong finished his career with the Texans before retiring in 2006.
If I were to walk up and ask random people on the street to name an Asian football player? Would they believe me if I told them there have been a few Asian football players in the NFL?
Would I have better luck asking the same question in Chinatown? Simply because there has only been a hand full of Asians that has made it as far as the NFL anyway.