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Saalim Hakim

Saalim Hakim
No. 26 Kansas City Chiefs
Position: Wide receiver / Kickoff returner / Special teamer / Safety
Personal information
Date of birth: (1990-02-01) February 1, 1990
Place of birth: Atlanta, Georgia
Height: 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight: 188 lb (85 kg)
Career information
College: Palomar College
Undrafted: 2011
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Practice Squad
Career NFL statistics
Receptions: 0
Receiving yards: 0
Receiving TDs: 0
Rushing yards: -3
Rushing average: -1.5
Kickoff return yards: 279
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Saalim Abdul Hakim[1] (born February 1, 1990) is an American football safety for the Kansas City Chiefs. He was signed by the Dallas Cowboys as an undrafted free agent in 2012. He played college football at Palomar College. He is the younger brother of former NFL wide receiver and punt returner Az-Zahir Hakim.


  • Professional career 1
    • Las Vegas Locomotives 1.1
    • Dallas Cowboys 1.2
    • St. Louis Rams 1.3
    • New Orleans Saints 1.4
    • New York Jets 1.5
  • Personal life 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Professional career

Las Vegas Locomotives

He played the 2011 season with the Las Vegas Locomotives of the United Football League. He played four games in which he recorded 3 receptions, 81 receiving yards and one receiving touchdown.[2]

Dallas Cowboys

On April 30, 2012, He signed with the Dallas Cowboys as an undrafted free agent.[3] On September 1, 2012, He was released.

St. Louis Rams

On November 7, 2012, He signed with the St. Louis Rams.[4]

New Orleans Saints

On December 18, 2012, He was promoted from the practice squad to the active roster after the team placed strong safety Corey White on injured reserve due to a knee injury. On August 31, 2013, He was released.[5]

New York Jets

On October 10, 2013, He signed with the New York Jets to join the practice squad.[6] On December 13, 2013, Hakim was placed on the Jets active roster, after a season-ending injury to receiver Stephen Hill.[7] On August 29, 2015 Hakim was one of twelve players to be cut by the New York Jets.[8]

Personal life

His brother is former NFL wide receiver Az-Zahir Hakim,[1][4] was selected in the fourth round, 96th overall pick by the St. Louis Rams in the 1998 NFL Draft.


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External links

  • Palomar bio
  • St. Louis Rams bio
  • New Orleans Saints bio
  • New York Jets bio
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