June 26, 1981|
Corpus Christi, Texas
|Height:||6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)|
|Weight:||275 lb (125 kg)|
|High school:||St. Charles (IL) East|
|* Offseason and/or practice squad member only|
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|Player stats at ArenaFan.com|
Gabriel 'Gabe' Nyenhuis (born June 26, 1981) is a former professional gridiron football defensive lineman. His nickname at the San Jose SaberCats according to some fans is Hunger Games, as he is seen reading the books during practice. He was named AFL Defensive Player of the Year as well as Lineman of the Year in 2010. He was signed as an undrafted free agent by the Seattle Seahawks in 2004. He played college football for the Colorado Buffaloes.
He re-signed on January 24, 2006.
He was released on August 18, 2006.
In 2010, Nyenhuis signed with the Tulsa Talons. Nyenhuis posted career highs in tackles (19) and sacks (15.5) on his way to winning the Arena Football League Defensive Player of the Year Award.
San Jose SaberCats
Since 2011, Nyenhuis has played for the San Jose SaberCats. He has yet to replicate his 2010 season.