Dent in 2013
|No. 50 Houston Texans|
|Date of birth:||September 24, 1987|
|Place of birth:||Atlanta, Georgia|
|Height:||6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)|
|Weight:||239 lb (108 kg)|
|High school:||Atlanta (GA) Douglass|
|NFL draft:||2011 / Round: 3 / Pick: 91|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2015|
Akeem Dent (born September 24, 1987) is an American football linebacker for the Houston Texans of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Atlanta Falcons in the third round of the 2011 NFL Draft. He played college football at Georgia.
Dent was selected by the Atlanta Falcons in the third round (91st pick overall) of the 2011 NFL Draft. He was signed by the team on July 28. Dent was selected to the Pro Football Weekly All-Rookie Team.
Dent signed a two-year contract to stay with the Texans on March 24, 2015.
- Ledbetter, D. Orlando (July 28, 2011). "Falcons sign third round pick Akeem Dent". The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Retrieved July 29, 2011.
- "Falcons acquire QB Yates from Texans". ESPN.com. Associated Press. June 18, 2014. Retrieved June 19, 2014.
- Mensio, Nick (March 24, 2015). "Texans re-sign inside linebacker Akeem Dent to two-year deal". NBCSports.com. Retrieved January 17, 2016.