Alex Magee

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Alex Magee
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Magee (#71) on the Chiefs sideline
Free agent
Position: Defensive end
Personal information
Born: (1987-04-28) April 28, 1987 (age 30)
Oswego, Illinois
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight: 298 lb (135 kg)
Career information
High school: Oswego (IL) High School
College: Purdue
NFL Draft: 2009 / Round: 3 / Pick: 67
Career history
Career highlights and awards
  • Class 7A first team all-state (2005)
  • All-state selection (2004)
Career NFL statistics
Tackles: 14
Sacks: 4.0
FF: 1
Player stats at
Career Arena statistics
Tackles: 6
Sacks: 2.0
Forced fumbles: 2
Pass breakups: 2
Player stats at

Alex Magee (born April 28, 1987) is an American football defensive end who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the Chiefs in the third round of the 2009 NFL Draft. He played college football at Purdue.[1]

He also played for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

High school career[edit]

MaGee was a two-time Class 7A First-team All-State as a junior and senior at Oswego High School. As a senior, he recorded 60 tackles, including 11 for loss and eight sacks. Alex also help lead his team to a 7A State Championship as the Oswego Panthers defeated the Libertyville Wildcats 28–21 in (2OT).

College career[edit]

As a senior at Purdue in 2008, Magee played left defensive end, after being a right defensive end and had 28 tackles (14 solos) while causing and recovering a fumble. He also had career-high 3.5 sacks while making six stops behind the line of scrimmage. In 2007 Magee started all 13 games and recorded 38 tackles (24 solo) with 4.5 going for losses and he also broke up 2 passes, forced a fumble, recovered two fumbles, and blocked two kicks. In 2006, he appeared in all 14 games including seven starts, and had 33 tackles (20 solo, 13 assists) including 2.5 sacks, with one interception, one forced fumble, one fumble recovery. and one blocked kick. In 2005, he played in all 11 games, with two starts and had 18 tackles (10 solo, 8 assists), including 1.0 for loss.

Professional career[edit]

2009 NFL Draft[edit]

Pre-draft measureables
Ht Wt 40-yard dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20 ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP Wonderlic
6–2½ * 298 lb * 4.82 ** 1.62 ** 2.77 ** 4.42 ** 7.15 ** 29½″ * 9′05″ ** 30 * 15 *

(* represents NFL Combine ** represents Purdue Pro Day)

Kansas City Chiefs[edit]

Magee was drafted 67th overall in the 3rd round by the Kansas City Chiefs. He played at the defensive end spot in the Chiefs' new 3-4 defense.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers[edit]

On October 19, 2010 Magee was traded to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for conditional draft picks. He was cut on September 3, 2011.

Utah Blaze[edit]

On June 19, 2012 Alex Magee was assigned to the Utah Blaze of the Arena Football League.

Chicago Rush[edit]

On June 21, 2013, Magee was assigned to the Chicago Rush. Magee finished the season with the Rush, recording 2.0 sacks playing in just 3 games.

Arizona Rattlers[edit]

On September 6, 2013, Magee was assigned to the Arizona Rattlers after he was selected in the dispersal draft of Rush and Blaze players.[2] He was placed on recallable reassignment on May 26, 2015.

Spokane Shock[edit]

On June 3, 2015, Magee was assigned to the Spokane Shock. He was placed on reassignment on June 16, 2015.


  1. ^ "Chiefs select DT Alex Magee in third round". Kansas City Chiefs. 2009-04-26. Archived from the original on April 29, 2009. Retrieved 2009-04-26. 
  2. ^ Richard Obert (September 7, 2013). "Rattlers bolster pass rush with addition of Alex Magee in dispersal draft Friday". Retrieved September 9, 2013. 

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