|Date of birth:June 26, 1981|
|Place of birth: Corpus Christi, Texas|
|Undrafted in 2004|
|No regular season or postseason appearances|
|* Seattle Seahawks* ( 2004)|
|Career highlights and awards|
|* Second Team All-Arena (2008)|
|Stats at NFL.com|
|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.
Professional career[edit | edit source]
Seattle Seahawks[edit | edit source]
Jacksonville Jaguars[edit | edit source]
Indianapolis Colts[edit | edit source]
He re-signed on January 24, 2006.
He was released on August 18, 2006.
Saskatchewan Roughriders[edit | edit source]
Philadelphia Soul[edit | edit source]
Tulsa Talons[edit | edit source]
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[edit | edit source]
Since 2011, Nyenhuis has played for the San Jose SaberCats. He has yet to replicate his 2010 season.
References[edit | edit source]
- "Colts Re-sign Nyenhuis, Lynch". scout.com. January 24, 2006. http://ind.scout.com/2/492520.html. Retrieved 2009-04-16.
- "Colts Waive Nyenhuis, Killion". scout.com. August 18, 2006. http://was.scout.com/a.z?s=71&p=2&c=558427. Retrieved 2009-04-16.
- "Riders Add to the Defensive Line". April 15, 2009. Archived from the original on April 18, 2009. https://web.archive.org/web/20090418165014/http://www.saskriders.com/news/press_releases/3169/. Retrieved 2009-04-16.
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