Ambassador Bio

Derrick Alexander
WR #82
Height:
6-2
Weight:
206
College:
Michigan
Experience:
8

Biography

Name: Derrick Alexander
Position: Wide Receiver
How Acquired:  Free Agent (1998)
Career:  1994-2003
Birth Place:  Detroit, Michigan
Employer: Wide Receiver Coach at Avila University

The Detroit, Michigan native played his collegiate football at the University of Michigan, where he lead the team in receptions and receiving yards in his last two seasons. After a great college career, Derrick was the Cleveland Browns first round draft pick in the 1994 NFL Draft. In his rookie season he lead the playoff- bound Browns in receiving. He then joined the Baltimore Ravens for 1996 and 1997 seasons where he had two consecutive 1,000 yard seasons. He is the Ravens all-time leader in yards-per reception (16.6).

Derrick then joined the Kansas City Chiefs as a free agent in 1998, where in his first year with the team he lead in receiving yards. In 2000, he set a team record for receiving yards in a season, with 1,391. The Chiefs quarterback that year was his former Michigan teammate, Elvis Grbac. Also, in 2000 he was named the Team MVP and the Chiefs Derrick Thomas Award Winner.

Derrick currently works at Cerner Corporation. In his free time he enjoys playing basketball, golf, and video games. Derrick, and his wife Kim, have three daughters, Alexis, Mackenzie, and Brooke.

Name: Derrick Alexander
Position: Wide Receiver
How Acquired:  Free Agent (1998)
Career:  1994-2003
Birth Place:  Detroit, Michigan
Employer: Wide Receiver Coach at Avila University

The Detroit, Michigan native played his collegiate football at the University of Michigan, where he lead the team in receptions and receiving yards in his last two seasons. After a great college career, Derrick was the Cleveland Browns first round draft pick in the 1994 NFL Draft. In his rookie season he lead the playoff- bound Browns in receiving. He then joined the Baltimore Ravens for 1996 and 1997 seasons where he had two consecutive 1,000 yard seasons. He is the Ravens all-time leader in yards-per reception (16.6).

Derrick then joined the Kansas City Chiefs as a free agent in 1998, where in his first year with the team he lead in receiving yards. In 2000, he set a team record for receiving yards in a season, with 1,391. The Chiefs quarterback that year was his former Michigan teammate, Elvis Grbac. Also, in 2000 he was named the Team MVP and the Chiefs Derrick Thomas Award Winner.

Derrick currently works at Cerner Corporation. In his free time he enjoys playing basketball, golf, and video games. Derrick, and his wife Kim, have three daughters, Alexis, Mackenzie, and Brooke.

 
Receiving
YearTeamGRecYdsAvgYds/GLongTD20+40+1stFUM
TOTAL 126 417 6,971 16.7 55.3 92 40 110 28 291 4
2002 MIN 8 14 134 9.6 16.8 18 1 0 0 7 0
2001 KC 13 27 470 17.4 36.2 46 3 9 2 22 0
2000 KC 16 78 1,391 17.8 86.9 81T 10 24 7 55 0
1999 KC 16 54 832 15.4 52 86T 2 11 3 31 0
1998 KC 15 54 992 18.4 66.1 65 4 20 2 40 0
1997 BAL 15 65 1,009 15.5 67.3 92 9 13 3 39 1
1996 BAL 15 62 1,099 17.7 73.3 64T 9 17 6 50 0
1995 CLE 14 15 216 14.4 15.4 40 0 4 1 9 1
1994 CLE 14 48 828 17.3 59.1 81T 2 12 4 38 2
Rushing
YearTeamGAttAtt/GYdsAvgYds/GTDLng1st1st%20+40+FUM
TOTAL 126 16 0.1 210 13.1 1.7 1 82 9 56.3 4 1 0
2002 MIN 8 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2001 KC 13 2 0.2 16 8 1.2 0 15 1 50 0 0 0
2000 KC 16 3 0.2 45 15 2.8 0 26 2 66.7 1 0 0
1999 KC 16 2 0.1 82 41 5.1 1 82T 1 50 1 1 0
1998 KC 15 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
1997 BAL 15 1 0.1 0 -- 0 0 0 0 -- 0 0 0
1996 BAL 15 3 0.2 0 -- 0 0 12 1 33.3 0 0 0
1995 CLE 14 1 0.1 29 29 2.1 0 29 1 100 1 0 0
1994 CLE 14 4 0.3 38 9.5 2.7 0 25 3 75 1 0 0
Kick Return
YearTeamGRetYdsAvgLngTD20+40+FCFUM
TOTAL 126 22 432 19.6 42 0 11 1 0 1
2002 MIN 8 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2001 KC 13 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2000 KC 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
1999 KC 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
1998 KC 15 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
1997 BAL 15 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
1996 BAL 15 1 13 13 13 0 0 0 0 0
1995 CLE 14 21 419 20 42 0 11 1 0 1
1994 CLE 14 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Punt Return
YearTeamGRetRetYAvgLngTD20+40+FCFUM
TOTAL 126 11 171 15.5 69 1 2 1 0 1
2002 MIN 8 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2001 KC 13 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2000 KC 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
1999 KC 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
1998 KC 15 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
1997 BAL 15 1 34 34 34 0 1 0 0 0
1996 BAL 15 1 15 15 15 0 0 0 0 0
1995 CLE 14 9 122 13.6 69 1 1 1 0 1
1994 CLE 14 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 126 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- 0
2002 MIN 8 1 1 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2001 KC 13 1 1 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2000 KC 16 -- -- -- 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
1999 KC 16 -- -- -- 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
1998 KC 15 -- -- -- 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
1997 BAL 15 -- -- -- 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
1996 BAL 15 -- -- -- 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
1995 CLE 14 -- -- -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- --
1994 CLE 14 -- -- -- 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
Fumbles
YearTeamGFUMLostFFOWN FROPP FROWN YDSOPP YDSTDOOBSftyTB
TOTAL 126 6 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2002 MIN 8 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- 0 -- -- --
2001 KC 13 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- 0 -- -- --
2000 KC 16 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- 0 -- -- --
1999 KC 16 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- 0 -- -- --
1998 KC 15 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- 0 -- -- --
1997 BAL 15 1 1 0 -- -- -- -- 0 0 0 0
1996 BAL 15 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- 0 -- -- --
1995 CLE 14 3 1 -- 1 -- 0 -- 0 0 0 0
1994 CLE 14 2 0 0 -- -- -- -- 0 0 0 0

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