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David Akers

David Akers
Akers with the Philadelphia Eagles in August 2009
Width200
CaptionAkers with the Philadelphia Eagles in August 2009
CurrentteamSan Francisco 49ers
Currentnumber2
CurrentpositionPlacekicker
Birth DateDecember 09, 1974(age 41)
Birth PlaceLexington, Kentucky
Heightft5
Heightin10
Weight205
CollegeLouisville
Undraftedyear1997
Debutyear1998
DebutteamWashington Redskins
Pastteams * Atlanta Falcons (1997)* * Carolina Panthers (1997)* * Washington Redskins (1998) * Berlin Thunder ( ) * Philadelphia Eagles (1999-2010) * San Francisco 49ers (2011 present) :*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
StatusActive
Highlights * 5× Pro Bowl selection (2001, 2002, 2004, 2009, 2010) * 5× All-Pro selection (2001, 2002, 2004, 2009, 2010) * 3x NFC Special Teams Player of the Month (Oct. 2007, Nov. 2009, Nov. 2010) * Philadelphia Eagles 75th Anniversary Team * NFL 2000s All-Decade Team
Statweek17
Statseason2010
Statlabel1Field Goals Made
Statvalue1294
Statlabel2Field Goals Attempted
Statvalue2359
Statlabel3Field Goal %
Statvalue381.9
Statlabel4Long Field Goal
Statvalue457
NflAKE551610

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David Roy Akers (c-eniconˈeɪkərz; born December 9, 1974) is a left footed American football placekicker for the San Francisco 49ers of the National Football League. He was signed as an undrafted free agent by the Atlanta Falcons in 1997. He played college football at Louisville.

Akers has also been a member of the Carolina Panthers, Washington Redskins, Berlin Thunder, and Philadelphia Eagles. He has made the Pro Bowl five times in his career.


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