Shaun Alexander

(Shaun Edward Alexander)

Shaun Alexander
Shaun Alexander
  • Born: August 30, 1977
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Athlete

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Shaun Edward Alexander is a former American football running back who played for the Seattle Seahawks and Washington Redskins of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for the University of Alabama, and was drafted by the Seahawks 19th overall in the 2000 NFL Draft. In May 2011, he was inducted into the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame. Alexander set numerous NFL and Seattle Seahawks' franchise records, and was named the NFL MVP in 2005. He was also named to the NFL's 2000 All-Decade team.

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After the smoke clears, I think people will say, 'You know what? That Shaun Alexander, he did all right when he was here. I think there will be more smiles when the smoke clears.
Do I think I can take 20 carries now? Well, I think finally last week and this is week was probably the first time I could probably say, yeah, I could take 20 carries and go do some damage. Time
Everyone knows me and my wife's story. We didn't have sex until we got married.
For me, you've got to play football first. We're not trying to be accountants. The money takes care of itself. That's kind of how I think anyway. Money, Coins & Minting
I always play every game like my back is against the wall, that this could be it.
I am a better running back every time I step on the field. I try to get better each game, each summer, each season. Time
I am ready. I'm in great shape. My workouts have been great. I'm ready to get back and help a team get to the Super Bowl.
I grew up loving Walter Payton. My dad used to always show us film of him. Families, Children & Parenting
I think people will say, 'You know what? That Shaun Alexander, he did all right when he was here.
I think that it won't be long before a team calls that says, 'Just go do what you do'.
I think there will be more smiles when the smoke clears.
I think when you're winning, your uniforms are cool.
I told Clinton I want him to rush for 2,000 yards. And I want our team to go to the Super Bowl and win it. I've been there and not won it. It's really simple for me. You get stats, fame and fortune, but if you don't end up with the ring you're never satisfied.
If I could have anybody I haven't had, I'd want to interview somebody like Jay-Z or Puff Daddy, pick their minds a little bit.
If I could have one superpower, I'd want to have the power of mind over matter. I'd want to be able to move things and people with my mind. Power
I'm healthy and excited to play. And I think this year can be a big year for me if I get the opportunity. I can still play the game. I think I can help a team get to the Super Bowl.
Medicine's good for some people. Not for me.
My favorite sports movies, I like 'Remember the Titans' and 'Hoosiers' Jimmy Chitwood, from the corner. Sports & Athletics ;Arts, Culture, Entertainment & Lifestyle
My two favorite movies are 'Coming to America' and 'Boomerang'. Arts, Culture, Entertainment & Lifestyle
One thing I've been doing since I was a little kid and that's score touchdowns so if somebody needs somebody to get in the red zone and do some work, I could probably still do that pretty well. Work, Workers & The Labor Force
The key thing with any football player is, what can he do when he gets on the field.
Time heals all wounds, unless you pick at them. Time
To be the highest-paid running back ever is quite an honor.
We don't just want to win the Super Bowl, we want to make a dynasty. I want to be a player who makes that a reality.
We play a violent sport. Sports & Athletics
When you're on the road, there's no time for second chances and messing yourself up. Time
Without bragging, I've been blessed to have five of the greatest statistical years for a running back.
You know when everyone's watching, your mom and dad, your friends in high school who thought they were better than you. You get your chance to get in the spotlight and shine. Families, Children & Parenting

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