John Abraham

Date of Birth
May. 05, 1978
South Carolina
263 lbs


John Abraham is an outside linebacker for the Arizona Cardinals. He previously played for the New York Jets and Atlanta Falcons and has been selected to three All-Pro teams during fifteen seasons in the NFL.

Early Years

Abraham was born in Timmonsville, SC on May 6, 1978 and participated in track and football at Lamar High School in Lamar, SC. As a track star, he set the current South Carolina record for the 200 meter dash. Despite playing only one season of high school football, he received a scholarship offer to play at the University of South Carolina.

University of South Carolina

Even though Abraham had only one season of organized football under his belt, he thrived in four seasons for the Gamecocks. He became a starter immediately and led the team in sacks every season from 1996-1999...

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