8 results for month: 11/2015
A Visit with Nesby Glasgow
Nesby spent 9 seasons as a safety, punt & kickoff returner with the Baltimore/Indianapolis Colts (1979-1987) before joining the Seahawks in 1988, where he played for 5 seasons. Glasgow played his college ball at the University of Washington, and is a member of the Husky Hall of Fame and the Century Team. He currently does charity work in the Seattle area.
A Visit with Art Kuehn
Taken in the 1976 NFL Expansion Draft by the Seahawks, Art would go on to play 97 games in 7 years with the team as a center.
A Message from the Family of Sean Locklear (Zane Locklear is the son of former Seahawks offensive lineman Sean Locklear and his wife Tiffany) Zane was staying with his grandma in North Carolina when he ran off playing and found a way to access the pool (which is fenced, but accessible through a house door). He was found in the pool unconscious. A neighbor, who happened to be a nurse, responded to shouting and immediately started CPR. Paramedics and police arrived and continued to administer CPR, which continued until they arrived at the hospital. After approximately an hour they got his pulse back, which was the first hurdle. They conducted ...
A Visit with Sam Adams
Taken as the 8th pick overall by the Seahawks in the first round of the 1994 NFL Draft, Adams would play DT for the team from 1994 - 1999. He accrued 23 sacks during this stretch, and even had an interception returned for a TD against the Dallas Cowboys in 1998. A four-time Pro Bowl selection, Adams would go on to play for the Baltimore Ravens in 1999, where he was part of the Super Bowl XXXV Champion team.
A Visit with Deon Grant
Deon made Seattle the third stop in his 12-year NFL career, playing safety for the Seahawks from 2007 - 2009. He racked up eight interceptions with the Seahawks, and would go on to finish his career with the N.Y. Giants, where he was part of the Super Bowl XLVI Champion team.
Shaun Alexander carries on after the NFL
By Mike Beamish, Vancouver Sun The transition from professional athlete to retiree happens too soon, leaving players figuring out what to do when the roar of the crowd fades and the bank account quickly recedes. Few have reached peace with this most unnatural of retirements as has Shaun Alexander, the former Seattle Seahawks running back and NFL MVP (2005) who was in Vancouver last week to promote NFL Thursday Night football on behalf of NFL Canada. Now 38, the prolific Alexander scored 87 rushing touchdowns in a five-year period for the Seahawks at the height of his fame. He has been just as abundant in his family life. Shaun and his ...
Jacob Green to be Inducted into the Texas Sports Hall of Fame
Texas A&M football standout and former Seahawks defensive end Jacob Green has been selected as part of the Texas Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2016 inductees. The ceremony will be held in Waco on February 2, 2016. Green played high school football in Houston for Kashmere High School, and signed with Aggie head coach Emory Bellard and earned three letters (1977-79) for the Texas A&M football team. In his final game at Kyle Field, Green helped lead a 13-7 upset of Top 10-ranked Texas, with Aggie head coach Tom Wilson commenting, “Green spent as much time in the Texas backfield as the Longhorn running backs.” A two-time All-American in ...
Isaiah Kacyvenski Says Football is Getting Safer
A former Harvard football player and Seattle Seahawks linebacker said the tide is already turning in the effort to make football a safer sport for kids as Bay State schools see a drop in participation spurred by the fear of head injuries. “Overall, there is a tide turning,” said Isaiah Kacyvenski on Boston Herald Radio’s “Morning Meeting” show. “It started with the NFL…around this awareness piece that then leads to education that then leads to understanding that a head trauma or a hit to the head or a concussion is not like any other injury.” The Herald reported today a 25 percent increase in the number of ...