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Gabe Northern is a former College & NFL Linebacker & Defensive End. He played five seasons in the NFL with both the Buffalo Bills and Minnesota Vikings. During his Rookie season he was awarded Rookie of the Year Honours by the Bills Organization. During his college career at Louisiana State University he earned 2-time SEC All-American Honours and Team Captain. Since retiring he has coached professionally at Grambling State University and Prairie View A&M and at the High School level. Gabe was selected by the NFL as a two-time recipient of the Bill Walsh Minority Fellowship Program with the Buffalo Bills.

He is a current member of the Board of Directors for the Bills Fan Thunder Organization.

Professional & Collegiate Athletic Accomplishments

  • Buffalo Bills – Rookie of the Year
  • Senior Bowl Defensive MVP
  • Defensive MVP – LSU vs. Michigan State
  • Member – LSU Football Team
  • First Team All–SEC – Defensive End
  • LSU Team Captain – Defense
  • LSU Team Captain – Special Teams

Community Involvement

  • Buffalo Bills – Man of the Year
  • Men Against Violence – Coordinator & Gabe Northern Award
  • Hosted Gabe Northern Football Camp for Youth – Baton Rouge, LA
  • Big Brothers Charity Event Participant
  • United Way Program Participant
  • Polar Bear Plunge Participant - Supporting the Special Olympics
  • Coach for the Blondes vs. Brunettes - Supporting Alzheimers
  • Motivational Speaker for youth and high school sporting events
  • Volunteer at Baton Rouge area hospitals
  • Ladies Lunch & Learn benefitting Breast Cancer research & awareness
  • Fellowship of Christian Athletes
  • Jones Elementary School playground renovation project
  • Campus re-beautification programs at Grambling State & PVAMU
  • Real Men Read Program – Elementary School literacy program