Jabari Issa
Date of birth: (1978-04-18) April 18, 1978 (age 41)
Place of birth: San Francisco, California
Career information
Position(s): DE/DT
NFL Draft: 2000 / Round: 6 / Pick: 176
Drafted by: Arizona Cardinals
Playing stats at
Playing stats at

Jabari Issa (born April 18, 1978) was a defensive lineman at the University of Washington, drafted in the 2000 NFL Draft by the Arizona Cardinals where he played from 2000-2001. Issa's career also included NFL stints with the Houston Texans (taken in the 2002 NFL Expansion Draft), Pittsburgh, and Kansas City, the NFL Europe Barcelona Dragons, and the CFL including a Grey Cup Championship with the Edmonton Eskimos.

High schoolEdit

Issa attended San Mateo High School in San Mateo, California where he was an All-Peninsula Athletic League and All-Bay Area pick as a senior.[1]


Issa played for the Washington Huskies from 1996 to 1999 for coaches Jim Lambright and Rick Neuheisel. In 1998, he registered an All-Pac-10 campaign. In 1999, he served as a team captain. Following his Washington career, Issa played in the East–West Shrine Game.[2]


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