Ameer Abdullah, our Michigan Fuel Up to Play 60 Ambassador, is a versatile talent that is paving his way in the National Football League with the Detroit Lions. A second-round draft selection by the Lions in the 2015 NFL Draft, Abdullah has the capabilities of becoming a breakout star for the Lions in the coming years. He was a four-year running back out of The Big Ten’s University of Nebraska and concluded his college career ranking second all-time in Nebraska football history in career rushing yards with 4,588.
A native of Homewood, Ala., Abdullah was a standout athlete growing up. He was a clear football star as well as a stand out track star during his high school days. Abdullah was always busy while growing up, being the youngest of nine siblings. Away from the football field, he has a great passion for nutrition and music.
Abdullah’s focus and dedication to a well-balanced diet and strenuous workout schedule has propelled him to where he is today and keeps him motivated to continue growing and establishing his career as a professional.