Friday Flashback: Shaun the Great ascends the throne in the Bayou

The redshirt freshman out of Florence, KY was a relative unknown before the night he went buck-wild on the 11th ranked LSU defense It’s somewhat laughable to consider that one of the Crimson Tide’s all-time great and future NFL MVP was at one time an afterthought, a mere prospect, the third-string back on a team that featured the power running game upon which head coach Gene...
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Familiar RBs who finished their careers in unfamiliar places

This fall, we are going to see Adrian Peterson in a New Orleans Saints uniform and Marshawn Lynch donning the silver and black of the Raiders, and we'll have to get used to it. A.P. not wearing purple? Beast Mode not bowling over guys in navy and "action green"? It will be weird.As odd as it may be, we've been here before. All kinds of players spend a bulk of their careers on one...
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May 02, 2017  |  Discuss

Top NFL running back single-game performances in history

This slide show displays the top 25 NFL running back single-game performances in history.
October 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Former Alabama star running back has message for Clemson

Former Alabama star running back Shaun Alexander had his school rushing-record broken by Derrick Henry this past year. Although one might surmise some resentment over such an occurrence, Alexander was happy over the development -- expecting it to ultimately happen. "It's awesome. [Henry] is supposed to," Alexander told "When you com to this university, your job is to carry...
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January 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Alabama RB Derrick Henry Just Broke The Program’s Record For Career Rushing Yards

Derrick Henry has 23 carries for 138 yards and a pair of touchdowns already in the third quarter of tonight’s CFP title game. The junior from Yulee, Fla., also just passed Shaun Alexander to set the program’s all-time rushing yards record (3.571).  Derrick Henry just broke the school’s career rushing mark. — Aaron Suttles (@AaronSuttles) January 12, 2016 Derrick Henry...
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January 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Throwback Thursday: MVP Shaun Alexander scores 28 touchdowns for the Seahawks

It was one of the greatest seasons that an NFL running back ever had, and the only time that a Seattle Seahawks player earned the MVP award. 2005 was a landmark year for Shaun Alexander. He ran for 1,880 yards, averaged five yards per carry, and most incredibly, scored 28 touchdowns from scrimmage. For this week’s edition of Throwback Thursday, let’s watch them all: AROUND...
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November 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Shaun Alexander Would Like a Chance to Fix Trent Richardson

Prior to former NFL running back Shaun Alexander being the Seattle Seahawks’ lead rusher, Alexander attended Alabama—the same college that Indianapolis Colts running back Trent Richardson attended. During Alexander’s eight-year career with the Seahawks, he rushed for a total of 9,453 yards. He also put up an amazing 2005 campaign that saw him tally 1,880 yards and an incredible...
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February 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Alabama Great Shaun Alexander Reached Out To Damien Harris After Decision

Friday afternoon, five-star running back recruit Damien Harris, who was reportedly leaning towards Kentucky, shocked Wildcats fans when he chose to play for Alabama instead. It was a move that most people from the state don’t seem to get. But there’s one who understands. Former Tide star running back Shaun Alexander, who later starred for the Seattle Seahawks and won an NFL MVP...
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January 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Shaun Alexander Welcomes Damien Harris To Bama Family

Shaun Alexander welcomes Damien Harris to the Bama family after he committed to the Crimson Tide.
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January 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Preliminary 2015 Pro Football Hall of Fame ballot announced

The preliminary ballot for the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s class of 2015 was recently announced, via a statement published on  These 113 candidates will be cut down to 25 semifinalists come April.... Running Backs: (14) – Shaun Alexander...
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September 16, 2014  |  Discuss

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