7 results for month: 01/2016


Bryce Fisher & the Golden Football

Former Seahawks DE Bryce Fisher presented a golden football on Wednesday, January 27, to his high school, Seattle Prep, as part of the NFL’s Super Bowl Honor Roll campaign. The initiative recognizes schools that contributed to the Super Bowl’s 50-year history with the presentation of a commemorative golden football. The golden footballs are being presented to high schools across the country for every player or head coach “who graduated from their school and was on an active Super Bowl roster.” Bryce was a member of the Seahawks’ Super Bowl XL team. “The thing about playing in the Super Bowl is that, for one moment in time, you’ve ...

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Curt Warner to be Inducted into the West Virginia Sports Hall of Fame

Congratulations to former Seahawks running back Curt Warner, who will be inducted into the West Virginia Sports Hall of Fame on May 15, 2016. He will be enshrined by the West Virginia Sports Writers Association at the 70th annual Victory Awards Dinner at the Charleston Civic Center Coliseum. “What a pleasant surprise," said Warner about his upcoming induction. "There have been a lot of great athletes from West Virginia, and I thank the sports writers for remembering and recognizing me.” Warner is one of the most honored athletes — high school, college and professional — in West Virginia state history. At Pineville High ...

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Chris Godfrey – An Athlete for Life

  Chris Godfrey, who played guard for the Seahawks in the 1988 season, does not hesitate when asked whether he was in favor of his sons following in his footsteps. “Football is a good sport,” says Godfrey, who has one son, John, just finishing his college career as a fullback-tight end at Ball State, and another son who was a sophomore lineman on his high school team last fall. “Life can sometimes be hard and football can be a wonderful preparation for it,” he says. “There really is nothing quite like it. I hope even more young men get to experience our sport.” Godfrey entered the NFL as a member of the New ...

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A Visit with Bryce Fisher

A local product born in Renton, WA, Fisher attended Seattle Prep and played football there as a 3-year letterman. He would go on to play college football with the U.S. Air Force Academy, and was selected as the WAC Defensive Player of the Year in the Mountain Division as a senior. Taken by the Buffalo Bills in the 1999 NFL Draft, he would join the team as a defensive end in 2001 after fulfilling a two-year commitment to the Air Force. He went on to play for the St. Louis Rams (2002 - 2004) before signing with the Seahawks in 2005. That year he recorded a career-high 9 sacks. He would play in Seattle through the first game of the 2007 season before ...

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A Visit with David Kirtman

Although he played in only 6 games at fullback with the Seahawks while with the team in the 2006 - 2007 seasons, Kirtman was back in the presence of his former head coach at USC, Pete Carroll. He has been living & working in Tokyo, Japan for the past several years.

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A Visit with Ben Obomanu

A wide receiver for the Seahawks from 2006 - 2012, Obomanu scored a total of 7 touchdowns on 88 receptions, including 4 TDs in the 2010 season. He is now attending the University of Alabama School of Law.

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Remembering Mike Frier

The Seahawks mourn the passing of former defensive tackle Mike Frier, who died on December 31, 2015. He was 46. Frier was a 7th round pick by the Seahawks in the 1992 NFL Draft. The team planned to waive him, reclaim him and place him on the practice squad. But the Cincinnati Bengals claimed him instead and started him nine times over a two-and-a-half-year period. He was later claimed off waivers by the Seahawks on Oct. 13, 1994. On December 1, 1994, Frier was a passenger in a car that was involved in a crash in Kirkland, WA. A broken neck left him paralyzed. He had played in three games with the Seahawks that season. The Seahawks ...

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