WOW!!! this is great!!!
Gibril Wilson plays for the Cincinnati Bangles and is from Freetown, Sierra Leone. Apparently this young guy got an incredible contract with Miami several years ago but he is currently playing for the Bangles. He has been in the league for quite some time now, so make sure to cheer him on when watching the Bangles.
Cincinnati Bangles #27
Years in the League: 8
Oladele Brendon Ayanbadejo was also born in Chicago but is from Nigeria as well. He has been in the league for about 9 years and played for Chicago Bears and now plays for Baltimore Ravens. His first name means “wealth follows me home:
Oladele Brendon Ayanbadejo,
Baltimore Ravens #51
Years in the league
Boy oh Boy, I would not want to be in this guys way!!!
Minnesota Vikings, Kenny Onatolu is from Nigeria but was born in Chicago and has an identical twin brother, name Taiwo, who was his teammate at Nebraska-Omaha. His full name is Olayiwola Kendae Onatolu and he has aspirations to get into broadcasting. However he does have bachelor’s degree in communications at the University of Nebraska-Omaha.
Minnesota Vikings #55
Years in the league:3
James Ihedigbo went to University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and is the son of Nigerian immigrants. He also founded the Hope Africa Foundation, which focuses on assisting Nigerian youth and those from other parts of Africa in receiving higher education.
New England Patriots but used to play for the New York Jets!!