Akbar Gbajabiamila

Akbar Gbajabiamila

Meet the Raiders Alumnus, Akbar Gbajabiamila

Athlete Name: Akbar Gbajabiamila

Position: DE

Number: 98, 94

College: San Diego State

Birthdate: 5/6/1979

NFL Experience: 4 Seasons

Raiders Years: 2003-2004

Short Biography: Akbar Gbajabiamila signed with the Oakland Raiders in 2003 as a free agent out of San Diego State. In his first season with the Raiders, he split time between defensive end and linebacker, playing in 13 of the team’s 16 regular season games and recording seven tackles on the season. He had a standout season in 2004 recording a career high 14 tackles and a blocked punt recovery that resulted in a touchdown. Akbar continued his career with the San Diego Chargers and Miami Dolphins before retiring in 2008. Following retirement, Akbar was a former analyst for the NFL Network. Currently he is Akbar is a commentator and co-host on the American Ninja Warrior television series and a day-time Emmy nominated co-host of The Talk on CBS