Jahleel Addae is a safety with the San Diego Chargers. He played college football for Central Michigan University where he was a captain and three-time All Mid-American Conference player. He was signed by the Chargers as an undrafted free agent in 2013. The safety wrapped up a stellar career as a three year starter on defense, and he finished his senior season with 89 tackles, seven tackles for loss, two sacks and four interceptions.
Addae was a three-time All-MAC selection and two-time CMU Defensive Player of the Year. He tied for the league lead as a senior with four interceptions, while tallying 89 tackles and being named a co-captain. Addae earned MAC West Defensive Player of the Week honors for his standout play in the Senior Day win over Miami, after totaling 10 tackles with half a sack and an interception. A Jim Thorpe Award preseason watch list selection, Addae compiled 302 tackles, including 15 for a loss, and eight interceptions for his career.
For his outstanding college career, Addae was invited to participate in the 88th annual East-West Shrine Game which took place an hour away from Valrico, FL where the 5-foot-11, 200-pounder played high school football.
During the offseason, Addae competed for the starting Strong Safety position. Then, during the Chargers preseason, Addae suffered a hamstring injury. He returned during the regular season against the Jacksonville Jaguars. Against the New England Patriots, Addae forced a fumble in which was recovered by the Chargers safety Darrell Stuckey and taken for a touchdown. For the 2014 season, Jahleel Addae collected 48 tackles, 2 forced fumbles, and 1 sack. The future is bright for the Chargers safety!
The featured black and white adidas cleats were game worn by Addae as a member of the Central Michigan Chippewas in the 2012 season. The cleats show good use and Addae has signed one cleat and added “Game Worn” to the other one.