St. Louis Rams
Samir Suleiman (Soohl-E-mun) has worked with President of Football Operations/GM Jay Zygmunt in overseeing all aspects of football operations including salary cap/roster management, player contract negotiations, trades, pro personnel and player procurement since 2000. Prior to joining the Rams, Samir (Suh-mear) performed similar duties as Manager of Contract Information for the Jacksonville Jaguars during their back-to-back (1998-1999) AFC Central Division Championship seasons.
Samir began his career in 1997 with the NFL Management Council for which he monitored the league-wide Salary Cap and analyzed player contracts. Suleiman has been a member of the NFL Management Council Club Services Committee, which oversees technology development and all MC/Club interaction, since 2001.
Born in Washington, D.C., Samir was a four-sport letterman in high school including an All-Conference captain in football and basketball and the Athlete of the Year at Randolph-Macon Academy. He earned a B.S. degree in Sport Management from James Madison University (VA) where he played wide receiver on the 1994 Lambert Cup Championship I-AA football team. In 2003, Suleiman was named an Outstanding Alumnus of the University. He also played semi-pro football for the four-time National Champion Brooklyn (NY) Mariners that won the 1997 Garden State Football League Championship. Samir is single and enjoys traveling, reading autobiographies and hunting worldwide with his father. He has participated in shooting tournaments to benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and the Ronald McDonald House.