16 Facts About Abram Elam


Abram Elam was born on October 15,1981 and is a former American football safety in the National Football League for the Dallas Cowboys, New York Jets, Cleveland Browns and Kansas City Chiefs.


Abram Elam played college football at the University of Notre Dame and Kent State University.


Abram Elam was a two-way player at quarterback and defensive back.


Abram Elam received All-state, Palm Beach County Player of the Year and Ft.


Abram Elam was the first four-year letterman in two sports in school history.


Abram Elam accepted a football scholarship from the University of Notre Dame.


Abram Elam attended Palm Beach Community College and worked at a dentist's office.

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Abram Elam enrolled at Kent State University in 2004, but because he initially did not receive a scholarship, the Riviera Beach residents raised US$20,000 to pay for his tuition.


Abram Elam was signed as an undrafted free agent by the Miami Dolphins after the 2005 NFL Draft on May 16.


Abram Elam registered 15 special teams tackles and 4 kickoff returns for 95 yards.


Abram Elam started every game, while registering 79 tackles, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery.


On June 5,2012, Abram Elam signed as a free agent with the Kansas City Chiefs to provide depth behind Eric Berry, who was returning from a serious knee injury.


Abram Elam wasn't re-signed at the end of the year.


Since 1987, three of Abram Elam's siblings were shot to death.


On May 9,2008, his older brother Donald Abram Elam was fatally shot; at age 14, Donald was once the youngest person ever indicted for murder in Palm Beach County, though he was later acquitted.


On December 1,2011, Abram Elam's father died, and Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones let Abram Elam use his private plane to go to Florida to be with his family.