No. -- Free Agent
|Date of birth:June 28, 1984|
|Place of birth: Rancho Cucamonga, California|
|College: Boise State|
|NFL Draft: 2007 / Round: 2 / Pick: 61|
|Debuted in 2007 for the Detroit Lions|
Career NFL statistics as of Week 15, 2011
Gerald Alexander (born June 28, 1984) is an American football safety who is currently a free agent. He was selected by the Detroit Lions in the second round of the 2007 NFL Draft. He played college football at Boise State.
He is now a Graduate Assistant with the University of Washington.
Attend Rancho Cucamonga High School from 1998–2002, where was a track and field athlete as well.
He was one of the players who helped lead Boise State to their improbable Fiesta Bowl win over Oklahoma. While at Boise State Alexander was a 4x First-Team All-WAC selection.
Alexander played all 16 games of his rookie season when safety Daniel Bullocks suffered a season-ending knee injury during a preseason game against the Indianapolis Colts. During that 2007 season Gerald recorded 81 tackles, 59 solo and 22 assisted. He also had 2 sacks, interceptions and fumble recoveries.
On November 23, the Panthers signed Alexander. He became a free agent after the season.
Alexander signed with the Miami Dolphins on August 28, 2011. Alexander was released on September 2, 2011 by the Miami Dolphins. Re-signed on October 19, 2011.
New York Jets
Alexander was signed by the New York Jets on December 13, 2011 to add depth to the safety position following a season-ending injury to starting safety Jim Leonhard. He was released on March 14, 2012.
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- "Panthers add depth at quarterback and safety". charlotteobserver.com.
- Mehta, Manish (13 December 2011). "Jets sign Gerald Alexander to take Jim Leonhard's spot on roster". New York Daily News. Archived from the original on 13 December 2011. Retrieved 13 December 2011.
- Vrentas, Jenny (14 March 2012). "Free-agent receiver Chaz Schilens to visit Jets". The Star-Ledger. Archived from the original on 14 March 2012. Retrieved 14 March 2012.
- "Gerald Alexander Stats". ESPN Internet Ventures. Retrieved 22 January 2014.