Emmanuel Akah

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Emmanuel Akah
No. 77     Jacksonville Sharks
Offensive Lineman
Personal information
Date of birth: (1979-02-08) February 8, 1979 (age 35)
Place of birth: London, England
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Weight: 315 lb (143 kg)
Career information
High school: Staten Island (NY) Tottenville
College: Winston-Salem State
Undrafted in 2005
Debuted in 2008 for the Tampa Bay Storm
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
  • Second Team All-Arena (2012)
Career NFL statistics
Stats at NFL.com
Career Arena football statistics as of 2013
Tackles 5
Stats at ArenaFan.com

Emmanuel Akah (born February 8, 1979) is an English-American offensive lineman of American football for the Jacksonville Sharks of the Arena Football League (AFL). He played college football for State University of New York at Canton and Winston-Salem State University.[1]

Akah was born in London, England and attended Tottenville High School in Staten Island, New York.[2] He is of Nigerian descent and lived in Nigeria from ages 6 to 8.[3]

In 2006, Akah played for the Rhein Fire and Frankfurt Galaxy of NFL Europa. In 2007, he played with the Galaxy and spent time on the practice squad of the Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League.[4] The 6'3" and 330 pounds Akah has played in the preseason games with the Denver Broncos and the Miami Dolphins, also started in the preseason game of Denver Broncos vs Arizona Cardinals.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Emmanuel Akah - ArenaFootball.com — The Official Web site of the Arena Football League AFL
  2. ^ "Emmanuel Akah". Winston-Salem State Rams. Retrieved August 4, 2011. 
  3. ^ Fialkov, Harvey (August 28, 2006). "Enjoying The Trip". South Florida Sun-Sentinel. Retrieved August 4, 2011. 
  4. ^ Kansas City Chiefs - Chiefs Designate Six Players to Practice Squad

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