Shaun Alexander, the Seattle Seahawks’ NFL TD Record Setter

June 25, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Shaun Alexander was born and raised in Florence, Kentucky, a suburb just outside Cincinnati. After rolling up an incredible total of 6,657 yards and 110 touchdowns at Boone County High School.
With such an imposing resume, Alexander would figure to sign with a leading collegiate power and that he did. Alexander opted to go to Alabama, and after three impressive seasons decided to stay for his senior year rather than opting out for the NFL.
Alexander was given a good chance by the experts to secure the Heisman Trophy. The prospect vanished when he sustained a sprained ankle against arch rival Tennessee. He still played a major role in leading the Tide to the 1999 Southeastern Conference Championship with a game winning 25-yard touchdown run against number three rated Florida.
Alexander was drafted by the Seattle Seahawks as the 19th overall pick of the 2000 draft. The Seahawks acquired the pick in the draft following a trade that sent wide receiver Joey Galloway to...

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