Players

Alex Barron
T #73
Height:
6-7
Weight:
320
College:
Florida State
Hometown:
Orangeburg, S.C.
Experience:
8
Offensive Line
YearTeamGGS
TOTAL 87 75
2010 DAL 11 1
2009 STL 16 16
2008 STL 16 15
2007 STL 16 16
2006 STL 16 16
2005 STL 12 11

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Biography

HOW ACQUIRED:
Signed as a free agent with Seattle May 15, 2012, after a tryout with the club during the team’s rookie minicamp.

NFL CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:
• Originally drafted in the first round (19th overall) by the St. Louis Rams in the 2005 NFL Draft and started 74 of 76 games played from 2005-09. Spent 2010 with Dallas after a trade between the Cowboys and Rams and saw action in 11 games with one start. Began the 2011 season with the Saints but was placed on injured reserve at the season start and was ultimately waived October 21.
• One of two Rams offensive line to start all 16 games in 2009 and helped Steven Jackson lead the NFC in rushing with more than 1,400 yards.
• Started 15 of 16 games in 2008 and helped Jackson lead the NFL with an average of 118.4 yards from scrimmage.
• Moved from right to left tackle for first time in career against San Francisco (9/16/07) after Orlando Pace was injured in Week 1.
• Started 11 games as a rookie, most by a Rams offensive lineman since Tom Newberry started 14 at left guard in 1986. Made NFL debut against Tennessee (9/25) and first start at N.Y. vs. the Giants (10/2).

HOW ACQUIRED:
Signed as a free agent with Seattle May 15, 2012, after a tryout with the club during the team’s rookie minicamp.

NFL CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:
• Originally drafted in the first round (19th overall) by the St. Louis Rams in the 2005 NFL Draft and started 74 of 76 games played from 2005-09. Spent 2010 with Dallas after a trade between the Cowboys and Rams and saw action in 11 games with one start. Began the 2011 season with the Saints but was placed on injured reserve at the season start and was ultimately waived October 21.
• One of two Rams offensive line to start all 16 games in 2009 and helped Steven Jackson lead the NFC in rushing with more than 1,400 yards.
• Started 15 of 16 games in 2008 and helped Jackson lead the NFL with an average of 118.4 yards from scrimmage.
• Moved from right to left tackle for first time in career against San Francisco (9/16/07) after Orlando Pace was injured in Week 1.
• Started 11 games as a rookie, most by a Rams offensive lineman since Tom Newberry started 14 at left guard in 1986. Made NFL debut against Tennessee (9/25) and first start at N.Y. vs. the Giants (10/2).

COLLEGE:
Started 30 of 43 career games for Florida State. Started all 13 games as a senior to help the Seminoles gain 4,470 offensive yards and earned All-America honors by The Football Writers Association, Walter Camp, Associated Press and College Football News. Started 12 games as a junior to earn first team All-America honors by The Football Writers Association, Walter Camp, Associated Press and College Football News while also garnering all-ACC first team honors. Played in 14 games with five starts as a sophomore and played in four games as a redshirt freshman.

PERSONAL:
Earned Prep Star and Football News All-America honors at Wilkinson High School in Orangeburg, S.C. Averaged a doubledouble in points and rebounds in basketball. Graduated FSU with a social science degree.