Carl Aikens Jr.
|Date of birth:||June 5, 1962|
|Place of birth:||Great Lakes, Illinois|
|Height:||6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)|
|Weight:||185 lb (84 kg)|
|High school:||Chicago (IL) Curie|
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Aikens played in the National Football League for the Los Angeles Raiders in 1987 before playing 7 seasons in the AFL for the Chicago Bruisers, Dallas Texans, Orlando Predators & the Milwaukee Mustangs.
In 2000, Aikens was inducted into the Arena Football Hall of Fame.
Aikens played collegiately at Northern Illinois University, where he was a 3-year letter writer for the Huskies football team. (1981, 1983–84). As a senior in 1984, Aikens was named an All-Mid-American Conference Honorable Mention at Split End.
In 1994, the Predators traded Aikens to the expansion Milwaukee Mustangs for future considerations.
- "Hall of Fame". www.arenafootball.com. Arena Football League. Retrieved November 19, 2013.
- "NIU Football History" (PDF). www.grfx.cstv.com. Northern Illinois University. Retrieved November 19, 2013.
- Brian Campbell (August 19, 1992). "Aikens Gains Respect Of Fellow Predators Quietly". www.orlandosentinel.com. Orlando Sentinel. Retrieved November 19, 2013.
- "Mustangs acquire Orlando's Aikens". The Milwaukee Sentinel. June 9, 1994. Retrieved November 19, 2013.