Saleem Rasheed

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Saleem Rasheed
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Personal information
Date of birth: (1981-06-15) June 15, 1981 (age 33)
Place of birth: Birmingham, Alabama
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) Weight: 233 lb (106 kg)
Career information
High school: Irondale (AL) Shades Valley
College: Alabama
NFL Draft: 2002 / Round: 3 / Pick: 69
Debuted in 2002 for the San Francisco 49ers
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics
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Saleem Rasheed (born June 15, 1981) is a former American and Canadian football linebacker.

Rasheed formerly played for the San Francisco 49ers for four seasons in the National Football League. He also played for the Houston Texans during the 2006 NFL season, though was cut during the preseason.

Rasheed played college football for the University of Alabama between 1999–2001.

The Calgary Stampeders signed him on May 7, 2008.[1] He helped the Stampeders win the 2008 Grey Cup.

On May 4, 2009, he was released.[2] As of early 2012, he is still a free agent.

From 2009-11 he worked as a teacher and coach at Erwin High School.[3]

In February 2012, Rasheed was charged with food stamp fraud and falsifying documents in Birmingham, Alabama.[4]

In April 2012 Saleem was arrested and charged with engaging in a sex act with a student at Woodlawn High School, where Rasheed is a coach & teacher.[5]


  1. ^ "Stamps sign ex-NFLer Rasheed". CFL Digest. May 7, 2008. Retrieved 2009-05-04. 
  2. ^ "Stampeders release Sankey, three others". May 4, 2009. Retrieved 2009-05-04. 
  3. ^ "Ex-Alabama, NFL linebacker charged with welfare fraud". Retrieved 2012-02-09. 
  4. ^ "Former NFL linebacker charged in Ala. with fraud". February 2, 2012. Retrieved 2012-02-02. 
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