David Akers Net Worth is$12 Million
David Akers Salary is$3 Million Per Year
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Profession: American football player
Date of Birth: Dec 9, 1974
Nicknames: David Roy Akers
Height: 1.78 m
Weight: 90.72 kg
Country: United States of America
David Akers net worth and salary: David Akers is an American football player with a net worth of $12 million dollars and annual salary of $3 million. Born in Lexington, Kentucky, David Akers attended college at the University of Louisville, where he kicked a record 36 field goals, and became the school's second highest scorer of all time. He spent a year as an undrafted free agent, attending practice with both the Atlanta Falcons and the Carolina Panthers, but was not ultimately picked up by either team. In 1998, the Washington Redskins signed him. He played one game with the team, and was then waived in 1999. He was signed by the Philadelphia Eagles, and then spent a year playing for the Berlin Thunder in Europe. The year abroad proved beneficial, and when he began playing for the Eagles, he proved to be a major standout. He has gone on to set multiple records, and was named to the NFL's 2000s All-Decade Team. He is a six-time Pro Bowl selection and won the PWFA Golden Toe Award in 2011.
David Roy Akers ( /??e??k??rz/; born December 9, 1974) is a left footed American football placekicker for the San Francisco 49ers of the National Football League. He was signed as an undrafted free agent by the Atlanta Falcons in 1997. He played college football at Louisville. On September 9, 2012, Akers tied the NFL record for longest field goal by kicking a 63-yard field goal off the crossbar against the Green Bay Packers in week one of the 2012 season. Akers has also been a member of the Carolina Panthers, Washington Redskins, Berlin Thunder, and Philadelphia Eagles. He has made the Pro Bowl six times in his career.
Akers attended Tates Creek High School in Lexington, KY.
Akers attended college at the University of Louisville. During his four-year career, Akers kicked a school-record 36 field goals (with a long of 51 yards against Texas A&M University), and ranks second in Louisville's all-time scoring list, with 219 points.
Between 1997 and 1998, as an undrafted free agent, Akers spent time trying to make the team with the Atlanta Falcons and Carolina Panthers.
Akers was signed by the Washington Redskins in 1998 and played in one game for them, making two extra points but missing two field goal attempts of 50+ yards each. He was waived during the 1999 season.
After Washington cut Akers, the Philadelphia Eagles claimed him off waivers and allocated him to NFL Europe. A solid season with the Berlin Thunder helped him earn the kicking job for the Eagles in 2000.
Akers proved to be one of the biggest special teams surprises in all of the NFL that season. He made 29 out of 33 field goals (an 87.9% success rate), and had a team-record 121 points. Akers earned the NFC Special Teams Player of the Month award in November 2000. He made the Pro Bowl for the first time in 2001 as he went 26-for-31, making a team-record seventeen consecutive field goals during the season.
Akers' best statistical season was 2002 when he connected on 30 of 34 field goals (

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Akers helped prep the company for a new age of reliance on service and software Harvard Business School Professor David Yoffie told the New York Times. Former IBM CEO and Chairman John F. Akers. But, as Yoffie continued: “His background and mentality ...
Posted: August 25, 2014, 12:55 pm

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Best Eagles defensive player ever: Reggie White. Best Eagles special teams player of all time: David Akers. Best Eagles offensive lineman ever: Al Wistert. Last but not least, greatest Eagles player ever: Chuck Bednarik. Just typing the names prompts an ...
Posted: August 27, 2014, 11:04 am

John F. Akers, Sixth Chief Executive of IBM, dies at 79

“John Akers clearly understood that the future of IBM was much more in software and services than in hardware and that the current company had to be pared down,” – David B. Yoffie, Harvard Business School professor David B. Yoffie sat down several ...
Posted: August 24, 2014, 2:28 pm
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