Ali S Haji-Sheikh was born on January 11,1961 and is a former American football kicker.
17 Facts About Ali Haji-Sheikh
Ali Haji-Sheikh was drafted in the ninth round in the 1983 NFL Draft by the New York Giants.
Ali Haji-Sheikh played for the Atlanta Falcons and Washington Redskins.
Ali Haji-Sheikh was born in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and raised in Texas.
Ali Haji-Sheikh is the son of Abdolhossein Haji-Sheikh, a professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at the University of Texas at Arlington who is originally from Iran.
Ali Haji-Sheikh attended Arlington High School where he played wide receiver and defensive back.
Ali Haji-Sheikh attended the University of Michigan from 1979 to 1982 as a placekicker for the Wolverines, and in 1986 earned a Bachelor of Science in geology.
Ali Haji-Sheikh set the school records for career extra points and field goals.
Ali Haji-Sheikh was selected by the New York Giants in the ninth round of the 1983 NFL Draft.
In 1986, Ali Haji-Sheikh joined the Atlanta Falcons after three seasons with the Giants.
Ali Haji-Sheikh appeared in six games for the Falcons, was successful on 9-of-12 field goal attempts, and converted 7-of-8 extra points.
Ali Haji-Sheikh was released by the Falcons in late August 1987.
Ali Haji-Sheikh appeared in 11 games for the Redskins during the 1987 season, was successful on 13-of-19 field goal attempts, and converted 29-of-32 extra points.
Ali Haji-Sheikh won his only career Super Bowl that season, kicking six extra points and missing one field goal in Super Bowl XXII.
Ali Haji-Sheikh appeared in the 1984 Pro Bowl kicking one field goal and adding six extra points.
Ali Haji-Sheikh finished his career with 76-of-111 field goals and 95-of-103 extra points, scoring 323 total points.
In 1984, Ali Haji-Sheikh married Detroit native and fellow University of Michigan graduate Michele Blondin.