Donovan Alexander

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Donovan Alexander
No. 4
Date of birth (1985-04-03) April 3, 1985 (age 32)
Place of birth Winnipeg, Manitoba
Career information
CFL status National
Position(s) S/CB
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 180 lb (82 kg)
College North Dakota
High school St. Paul's
CFL draft 2007 / Round: 3 / Pick: 23
Drafted by Montreal Alouettes
Career history
As player
2008 Seattle Seahawks*
2008 Montreal Alouettes
20092010 Saskatchewan Roughriders
20112013 Edmonton Eskimos
2014 Winnipeg Blue Bombers
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
CFL West All-Star 2012
Career stats

Donovan Alexander (born April 3, 1985) is a former professional Canadian football defensive back. He was drafted by the Montreal Alouettes in the third round of the 2007 CFL Draft. He was signed by the Seattle Seahawks as an undrafted free agent in 2008 and upon his release, signed with the Alouettes that same year. He later played for the Saskatchewan Roughriders for two seasons and the Edmonton Eskimos for three before signing with Winnipeg. In 2012, he was named a West All-Star with the Eskimos.[1] He played college football at North Dakota. He retired in November, 2014.[2]

Personal life[edit]

He was born to Derek and Marilyn Alexander. He played high school football for the St. Paul Crusaders of Winnipeg. He is now pursuing a career as an educator.


  1. ^ Maher, Tod; Gill, Bob (2013). The Canadian Pro Football Encyclopedia: Every Player, Coach and Game, 1946–2012. Maher Sports Media. p. 142. ISBN 978-0983513667. 
  2. ^ "Transactions". Archived from the original on July 30, 2015. Retrieved November 20, 2014. 

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