David Akers

David Akers

Height/Weight: 5' 10"/200 lbs
Born: Lexington, Kentucky
College: Louisville
Draft: Undrafted
  • Sports Illustrated Detroit Lions News, Analysis and More

    Rumor: Jim Harbaugh Would Accept Raiders Offer to Return to NFL

    The longer Michigan Wolverines head coach Jim Harbaugh drags out negotiations, rumors and speculation will continue to run rampant regarding his coaching future. According to a Wednesday evening report from The Athletic, "Multiple sources inside Michigan football told The Athletic this week that they think if Harbaugh is offered the Raiders head coaching job, he’d take it. They also know that Harbaugh can be hard to read.


    Kayvon Thibodeaux goes No. 2 to Detroit Lions in Mel Kiper's first NFL mock draft

    ESPN’s Mel Kiper Jr. released his first mock draft of the 2022 NFL Draft on Wednesday, where he has Oregon Ducks pass rusher Kayvon Thibodeaux going No. overall to the Detroit Lions. Thibodeaux just makes it past Michigan defensive end Aiden Hutchinson as the top pick in the draft to the Jacksonville Jaguars.

  • Pride Of Detroit

    Notes: 4 Detroit Lions make Sports Info Solutions' All-Rookie teams

    Last week, two Detroit Lions ended up making PFF’s All-Rookie team. Offensive tackle Penei Sewell and nose tackle Alim McNeill earn the well-deserved honors after promising inaugural season in the NFL. Analytical group Sports Info Solutions (SIS) released their first and second All-Rookie teams, and the news was even better for the Lions.