The Seattle Seahawks are a professional American football team based in Seattle and is regarded as one of the best teams in the National Football League (NFL). The team joined the NFL as a member club of the National Football Conference (NFC) in 2002.



Currently headed by Pete Carroll, the team has won 10 division titles and three conference championships and is the only team to have played in both the AFC and NFC Championship Games.

In that regard, the team has had quite a number of great leading rushers but there’s this player who is widely notable as the teams’ all-time leading rusher.



Who Is the Seattle Seahawks All-Time Leading Rusher?

Shaun Alexander is accepted as the all-time leading rusher for the Seattle Seahawks with 9,429 yards.

Shaun Alexander Biography

Shaun Alexander, an American former professional football player who was a running back for the Seattle Seahawks. He also joined the Washington Redkings as a running back. He was selected by the Seattle Seahawks 19th overall in the 2000 NFL Draft.

Alexander was born on 30 August 1977 in Florence, Kentucky in the United States. Alexander set various NFL and Seattle Seahawks’ establishment records and was named the NFL MVP in the year 2005. Shaun was additionally named to the NFL’s 2000 All-Decade group, and positions #8 unequaled in NFL History for Rushing Touchdowns (100). Shaun was additionally the principal competitor to be highlighted on the front of NCAA Football (99′) and Madden (07′).

Shaun Alexander Education

Shaun went to Florence Elementary School and Rector A. Jones Middle School. In the year 1991, he entered Boone County High School. As a rookie, Shaun played football for the JV team and was cast a ballot Class President-as he was each year in secondary school. Just as football, Shaun dominated in the ball, baseball, and track.

Shaun Alexander Family

Shaun was brought up in Florence, Kentucky, his dad, Curtis Alexander Jr., works for Morton Salt and his mom Carol works in the delinquency division of the Boone County School District.

Shaun Alexander Wife

Shaun married his wife Valerie Alexander in April 2002 after dating her for two years and ten children. The couple had an 11th child who died unexpectedly at two months of age.

Shaun Alexander Height

Shaun stands at a height of 5 feet 11 inches (1.80 m) tall.

Shaun Alexander NFL Statistics

Year Team Games Rushing Receiving Fumbles
GP GS Att Yds Avg Lng TD Rec Yds Avg Lng TD Fum Lost
2000 SEA 16 1 64 313 4.9 50 2 5 41 8.2 18 0 2 2
2001 SEA 16 12 309 1,318 4.3 88 14 44 343 7.8 28 2 4 4
2002 SEA 16 16 295 1,175 4.0 58 16 59 460 7.8 80 2 3 1
2003 SEA 16 15 326 1,435 4.4 55 14 42 295 7.0 22 2 4 3
2004 SEA 16 16 353 1,696 4.8 44 16 23 170 7.4 24 4 5 3
2005 SEA 16 16 370 1,880 5.1 88 27 15 78 5.2 9 1 5 1
2006 SEA 10 10 252 896 3.6 33 7 12 48 4.0 14 0 6 3
2007 SEA 13 10 207 716 3.5 25 4 14 76 5.4 18 1 2 0
2008 WAS 4 0 11 24 2.2 8 0 1 9 9.0 9 0 0 0
Career 123 96 2,187 9,453 4.3 88 100 215 1,520 7.1 80 12 31 17
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