An All-Mountain West defensive lineman, Youhanna Ghaifan played three years at the University of Wyoming where he recorded 135 tackles, 28 tackles for a loss, 12 sacks and forced four fumbles. Ghaifan helped the Cowboys to an eight-win season in 2016 which included a berth in the Mountain West Conference championship game and a match up against Brigham Young University in the Poinsettia Bowl. The following season Ghaifan anchored the defense with eight more victories and a 37-14 victory over Central Michigan in the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl.
Ghaifan’s 2017 season was his best at Wyoming when he was second in the conference with 12 tackles for a loss and fourth in sacks with seven. He recorded 69 tackles (39 solo) and was a First Team All-Mountain West selection.
After going undrafted in the 2019 NFL Draft, the 6’4” 280 lb. Ghaifan signed a free agent contract with the Washington Redskins. He also went undrafted in the 2019 XFL Draft.