Career Highlights

  • Selected by Green Bay in the sixth round of the 2017 NFL Draft with the No. 212 overall selection, becoming the first University of South Florida offensive lineman to be drafted by the Packers.
  • Became just the third USF offensive lineman to be selected in the NFL Draft, joining Kenyatta Jones (2001, New England Patriots, fourth round) and Austin Reiter (2015, Washington Redskins, seventh round).
  • Started the final 28 games of his collegiate career, with 26 starts coming at left tackle and two at right tackle.
  • Named first-team All-American Athletic Conference as a senior in 2016 after being part of an offense that set school records with 77 touchdowns, 47 rushing touchdowns (second in the FBS), 3,714 rushing yards and 6,650 yards of total offense.
  • Finished his college career on a team that won a school-record 11 games in 2016 (one of just 11 teams to reach 11 wins) and ended the season ranked No. 19 in The Associated Press poll, marking the first time in program history that USF appeared in the final season rankings. Helped USF rank No. 5 in the FBS in 2016 with a .846 winning percentage (11-2).
  • Blocked for QB Quinton Flowers, who was named 2016 American Athletic Conference Offensive Player of the Year.
  • As a junior in 2015, started all 13 games at left tackle and was a member of an offensive line that led the AAC in fewest sacks allowed in conference games (1.12 per game).
  • Saw action in four games, with two starts at right tackle, as a sophomore in 2014.
  • Earned his degree in information technology.

HIGH SCHOOL

Lettered in football for three years at McEachern High School in Powder Springs, Ga. ...Part of teams that compiled a 30-5 record and won two region titles during his three seasons...Earned a spot in the all-state all-star game as a senior playing at right tackle...Was a first-team all-county selection...Posted 46 pancake blocks...Also spent time on defense and recorded a sack...Helped McEachern to a 10-2 record and the second round of the state playoffs as a senior...Named one of the top players in Georgia by ESPN High School...Posted 42 pancake blocks and allowed only one sack, while starting all 12 games as a junior...Also lettered two years in basketball and one year in track and field (shot put).

PERSONAL

Given name Kofi Kaku Amichia…Name is pronounced KOE-fee uh-MEE-chee-uh…Born in East Point, Ga. …Single…Parents, Joe and Esther Amichia, are both natives of Ghana…The name Kofi means born on Friday…Visited a children’s hospital and elementary schools while in college…Residence: Riverdale, Ga.