Shaun Edward Alexander (born August 30, 1977) is an American former professional football player who was a running back for the Seattle Seahawks and Washington Redskins of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for the Alabama Crimson Tide, and was drafted by the Seattle Seahawks 19th overall in the 2000 NFL Draft.
Shaun Edward Alexander (Mr. Touchdown or Alexander the Great) Position: RB 5-11 , 225lb (180cm, 102kg) Born: August 30 in Florence, KY (Age: 45-148d) More bio, uniform, draft, salary info 3x Pro Bowl 1x All-Pro 2005 AP MVP 2005 NEA MVP 2005 PFWA MVP HOF All-2000s Team 2005 AP Off. PoY 2005 Bert Bell Award (Player of the Year) 2005 PFWA Off. PoY
Shaun Alexander was arguably the best player in the entire NFL in 2005. He rushed for 1,880 yards and a mind-numbing 27 touchdowns. It still stands as the second-most rushing touchdowns in a season in NFL history. LaDainian Tomlinson had 28 a season later, but no one has topped 27 since then. Alexander won the NFL MVP in 2005 for his incredible season.
Shaun Alexander set numerous rushing records while at Alabama including the career rushing yards mark with 3,565. (Credit: RVR Photos-USA TODAY Sports) Alexander at Alabama. While Michigan and Notre Dame were also in the mix, Alexander wound up at Alabama, a program that has since had a rich history of producing top running backs. After a redshirt season in 1995, Alexander played in 11 games in 1996.
THE ATHLETE. While attending Boone County High School in Florence Kentucky, Shaun was touted by ESPN as the #1 football player in the country. Following high school, Shaun attending The University of Alabama, where he later became an All-American. After being drafted in the 1st round by the Seattle Seahawks in 2000, Shaun went on to have a historic NFL career where he set numerous Seattle Seahawks Rushing Records and won the 2005 NFL MVP.
Shaun Alexander was an honor student, perennial class president, and three-sport star in football, basketball, and track and field at Boone County High School in Florence, KY. Former Boone County assistant coach Dave Eckstein told Cincinnati.com’s Marc Hardin in 2014 Shaun Alexander was a nice and humble kid during his high school days.
Sep 15, 2022 at 11:43 AM John Boyle Seahawks.com Senior Reporter Early in his second season in Seattle, Shaun Alexander took over the starting running back job from an injured Ricky Watters,...
Shaun Alexander is one of the best running backs we've seen over the past couple decades. Only four that played the position have won NFL MVP since 2000, and Alexander is one of them.
Shaun Alexander: Great honor to be a member of both 'Bama and Seattle. Shaun Alexander: Great honor to be a member of both 'Bama and Seattle. 2:20; See All. NFL News.
Alexander led the NFL with 370 carries for 1,880 yards and 27 touchdowns during that 2005 campaign, which was his fifth straight season with more than 1,100 rushing yards and at least 14 rushing ...