Andre Sommersell, an outside linebacker at Colorado State University, was picked #255 by the Oakland Raiders. He was cut by the Raiders and landed on the Baltimore Colts’ roster in 2005. Sommersell played for the Edmonton Eskimos of the CFL in 2006 and was released by the Eskimos on March 30, 2007. In early summer 2007, Sommersell signed with the NFL Europe team Berlin Thunder and was released in July 2007. In 2008 Sommersell signed with the Italian Division I club Bergamo Lions where he also had his first coaching experience as a defensive line coach. Sommersell is currently Head Coach and a player for the Dubai Stallions, Emirates American Football League.