Sports Spectrum Weekly

NEW PODCAST: Akbar Gbajabiamila - 'American Ninja Warrior' Host, Former NFL Player

THIS IS EPISODE 341 OF THE SPORTS SPECTRUM PODCAST

Akbar Gbajabiamila is the host of NBC’s Emmy-nominated obstacle course competition series “American Ninja Warrior.” He also hosts Universal Kids’ spin-off “American Ninja Warrior Junior,” as well as NFL Network’s “NFL Fantasy Live.”

A former NFL player, Akbar was signed by the Oakland Raiders in 2003 after going undrafted out of San Diego State. He played five seasons with the Raiders, Chargers and Dolphins before retiring in 2008.

Akbar’s book, “Everyone Can Be a Ninja,” was released in May 2019.

On this episode of the podcast, we talk to Akbar about readers responding to his new book, how a dream he had challenged him in his Christian faith, having a platform to share about God with empathy and love, the greatest NFL lesson he learned, and his surprising 2019 NFL Super Bowl prediction.

RELATED PODCASTS:
NEW PODCAST: Chris Norton, ‘The Seven Longest Yards”
– NEW PODCAST: Justin Simmons, Denver Broncos Safety
NEW PODCAST: David Pollack, ESPN College Football Analyst

PLEASE CONSIDER SUBSCRIBING AND LEAVING A REVIEW ON APPLE PODCASTS