Ishmaa'ily Kitchen

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Ishmaa'ily Kitchen
No. 67  Cleveland Browns
Position: Nose tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1988-08-24) August 24, 1988 (age 26)
Place of birth: Youngstown, Ohio
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight: 330 lb (150 kg)
Career information
High school: Youngstown (OH) Mooney
College: Kent State
Undrafted: 2012
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Active
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2013
Tackles: 35
Sacks: 0.0
Forced fumbles: 0
Stats at

Ishmaa'ily Yuwsha Kitchen[1] (ISH-may-AH-lee; born August 24, 1988) is an American football nose tackle for the Cleveland Browns of the National Football League. He was signed by the Baltimore Ravens as an undrafted free agent in 2012. He played college football for Kent State University.


He played college football at Kent State. In his senior year, he started 6 games at the nose tackle position. In his junior year, he played in all 12 games in which he recorded 22 tackles for the season. In his sophomore year, he played in 12 games.

Professional career[edit]

Baltimore Ravens[edit]

He signed with the Baltimore Ravens as an undrafted free agent. On August 31, 2012, he was released.[2]

Cleveland Browns[edit]

On September 1, 2012, He was claimed off waivers by the Cleveland Browns. During the 2014-2015 season Kitchen came out with a new sack dance called the "Kitchen Slam." During this celebration Kitchen acts like he is stirring a pot of dough in the kitchen and then slams it onto the ground. His Sack Dance caught on and has since been voted the best Sack Dance in the NFL.[3][4]

Also Notable[edit]

Kitchen was also featured in the 'East-West Bowl 3', a Comedy Central Super Bowl special in 2015.


  1. ^ "ESPN Profile". 
  2. ^ "Ravens Cut Roster To 53". Retrieved 31 August 2012. 
  3. ^ "Browns Awarded Tank Carder, Ishmaa'ily Kitchen On Waivers". Retrieved 1 September 2012. 
  4. ^ "Browns announce additional roster moves". Retrieved 1 September 2012. 

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