Shaun Alexander is a 42 year-old retired NFL running back. Alexander played college football at the University of Alabama, and was drafted by the Seattle Seahawks as the 19th pick in the first round of the 2000 NFL draft. Alexander set numerous NFL and Seattle Seahawks' franchise records, and was named the NFL MVP in 2005. He was also named in the NFL's 2000 All-Decade team. Alexander played in the NFL from 2000 to 2008, ending his career with the Washington Redskins. In his 8 year span in the NFL, Alexander rushed for nearly 10,000 yards and in 2005 alone was the NFL's MVP, Offensive Player of the Year, first in rushing yards, and won the Bert Bell award.
In May of 2011, Alexander was inducted into the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame. Shaun is a Christian speaker who can often be found giving motivational speaking engagements to FCA youth groups, churches, and other Christian based events.