4 results for month: 03/2011


Shaun Alexander to be Inducted into the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame

By Bill Boehlke Congratulations to Shaun Alexander, who will be part of the Class of 2011 to be inducted into the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame. The 2011 induction banquet will take place in the Birmingham Ballroom at the Sheraton Birmingham Hotel, on Saturday, May 21. Born August 30, 1977 in Florence, Kentucky, Alexander played collegiately at the University of Alabama. He was given a good chance by the experts to secure the Heisman Trophy, but 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 ...

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Dave Krieg Enshrined into the Wisconsin Football Coaches Association Hall of Fame

  Former Seahawks quarterback Dave Krieg had Milton College back in the spotlight when he was recently enshrined into the Wisconsin Football Coaches Association Hall of Fame. The enshrinement ceremony was held on March 26 in Madison, Wisconsin. At Milton, an obscure and now-defunct small private college in Milton, Wisconsin, Krieg began as the 7th-string quarterback for his school's NAIA team. He had played high school at D.C. Everest where there was a power-I offense, which meant there were three running backs in the backfield, leaving room for only one wide receiver. Which also meant he didn’t have an opportunity to ...

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JP Darche visits VMAC

March 16, 2011 JP Darche and his two boys, Justin and Zachary, paid a visit to VMAC, aka Seahawks headquarters, on March 10. It was spring break for the kids, and JP had time off from medical school at the University of Kansas (Class of 2014). JP's wife, Joanne, and daughter, Catherine, went shopping while the boys took a tour of the facility. It was a good day to visit too, as it was “cookie day”, when Chef Mac McNabb makes cookies for the office.

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Brian Bosworth & Don Dufek on Ballot for 2011 College Football Hall of Fame

Seahawks alumni Brian Bosworth (1987-89) and Don Dufek (1976-84) join 77 players and nine coaches who comprise the 2011 Football Bowl Subdivision Ballot for induction into the College Football Hall of Fame. Bosworth was a linebacker at Oklahoma and a two-time consensus First Team All-America pick in 1985 and 1986. He set the school record for tackles in a game (22) and was named a Butkus Award winner in 1985 and ’86. He also led the Sooners to three consecutive Orange Bowls and the 1985 National Championship. In addition to his athletic accomplishments, Bosworth was a very good student who graduated a year ahead of his freshman class, thus ...

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