Who is Yaqub Talib, Aqib Talib’s brother
Yaqub Salik Talib is prominent for being the brother of Aqib Talib, a former American football cornerback. Aqib played college football at the University of Kansas. Where he received consensus All-American honors, and was drafted by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the first round of the 2008 NFL Draft.
Yaqub Talib Family
He was born to Okolo Talib and Theodore Henry. He has three siblings Saran Talib, Kai Talib, and aqib talib.
Aqib Talib’s brother is a suspect in youth football killing
The brother of retired NFL cornerback Aqib Talib has been identified by police as a suspect in the shooting death of a coach at a youth football game in Texas.
Yaqub Salik Talib is suspected in the Saturday night shooting that killed a man, police in the Dallas-area city of Lancaster said. Coaches with the youth team DEA Dragons identified the man killed as coach Mike Hickmon, Dallas TV station WFAA reported. Dragons president Mike Freeman said the dispute began when Hickmon went to pick up a football and someone kicked it away.
“I don’t know how to explain it to the kids. That’s the part that I’m stuck on right now. How do I explain it to them. Why?” Freeman said. “This is something that these kids will remember for the rest of their life.”
Yaqub Talib was not in custody as of late Sunday and a warrant was issued for his arrest. He is the brother of Aqib Talib, a five-time Pro Bowler who announced his retirement in 2020. Aqib Talib was named last month as a contributor for Prime Video’s Thursday Night Football.
WFAA reported that the brothers are coaches for North Dallas United Bobcats, a youth football team. Aqib Talib’s lawyer issued a statement to TMZ confirming that the former NFL player was present during the shooting and “is very distraught and devastated over this terrible loss of life.”
“He would like to convey his condolences to the family of the victim and to everyone who witnessed this unfortunate tragedy,” the statement said.