5 results for month: 02/2015


Chris Gray to be Inducted into the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame

Congratulations to Seahawks alumni Chris Gray, who will be one of eight new members of the 47th Class of the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame. The induction ceremonies will be held on Saturday, May 16, in the Birmingham Ballroom at the Sheraton Birmingham Hotel. Gray attended Auburn University, playing with the Tigers for four years while studying marketing. He played both tackle and tight end in his first two years, and his second two years saw him start every game playing left tackle. He was drafted by the Miami Dolphins in the fifth round of the 1993 NFL Draft, where he would play through the 1996 season. He then spent the 1997 season with ...

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Justin Forsett Gets a New Baby Boy for Valentine’s Day

Former Seahawks running back Justin Forsett (2008-2011) experienced a very close call after his wife went into labor in the couple’s car on Valentine's Day. In fact, time became such a pressing issue that Forsett nearly had to deliver his own child while pulled over on the side of the road. During a blizzard. In the end, despite the frightening proposition of delivering his own child, everything worked out splendidly as the two ultimately made it to the “Birthing Center” where his wife Angela delivered the couple’s second child, named Zion. Forsett and his wife had been en route to a Lauryn Hill concert in Washington, D.C., on ...

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Jordan Kent Lands a Life-Time Deal on Valentine’s Day

Congratulations to former Seahawks wide receiver Jordan Kent, who became engaged to his girlfriend, Tiffany Danielle, on Valentine's Day. Jordan followed up his proposal with a posting on his Instagram page: "Offered this free agent a life-time deal, she agreed to the terms!" He was drafted by the Seahawks in the sixth round of the 2007 NFL Draft, and played for the team through 2008. He was with the St. Louis Rams in 2009-2010, and then retired from the NFL. Jordan today is a sports broadcaster on Comcast Sportsnet NW, and he runs his own youth skill camps in Eugene, Oregon, that teach children sports and character fundamentals.

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Evan Moore is Broadcasting in London

  By Evan Moore It would probably help a bit to give some background on what brought me here to this amazing city. I’ll try to do this as concisely as I possibly can. As a player in the NFL, I made a commitment: regardless of how long I play, I will pursue my personal, off-the-field, long-term career goals when I retire. Those goals were more abstract in nature, and therefore they could evolve over time as I matured and became more aware of what this world had to offer. One thing I became increasingly aware of as I neared retirement was that once I was done I did not want to completely disengage from the game of football. This ...

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Meet Neil Graff, the Original Seahawks Starting Quarterback

There is a man in South Dakota who, on occasion, will stump people with a trivia question: Can you name the original starting quarterback of the Seattle Seahawks? Most believe that the answer is Jim Zorn. The unexpected answer is the name of the questioner: Neil Graff, a 65-year-old who has been a financial adviser in Sioux Falls for more than 35 years. He has a unique tie to the Seahawks and the New England Patriots, the teams that played in Super Bowl XLIX. Graff was drafted in the 16th round of the NFL draft in 1972. He spent six years with five teams, including the Minnesota Vikings, and he played quarterback behind such greats as ...

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