Steve Alexakos

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Steven Theodore Alexakos
No. 68, 60
Position: Offensive guard
Personal information
Date of birth: (1946-12-15) December 15, 1946 (age 70)
Place of birth: Lowell, Massachusetts
Career information
College: Arizona State, San Jose State
NFL Draft: 1969 / Round: 9 / Pick: 209
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at PFR

Steven Theodore Alexakos (born December 15, 1946) is a former American football player.[1]

Early years[edit]

Steven Alexakos was born on December 15, 1946 in Lowell, MA.[2]

Alexakos attended Las Lomas High School in Walnut Creek, CA.[3]

College years[edit]

After high school, Steve attended Junior College at Diablo Valley College from 1965-1966. He then went on to Arizona State University and finally to San Jose State where he played Offensive Guard from 1967-1968.[2]

Professional career[edit]

Listed at 6'-2" and 250 lbs, Alexakos was drafted in the 9th round by the 1969 Boston Patriots, but played offensive guard for the 1970 Denver Broncos and the 1971 New York Giants[2]

  • 1970, Wearing No. 68, Steve started one game and played in 8 total during Denver's 1970 season.[2]
  • 1971 Wearing No. 60, Steve played in 10 games with the Giants.[2]

Later years[edit]

In 1991 was working as the Junior varsity line coach at De La Salle High School (Concord, California) when he was moved up to the Varsity Staff. Here, he was instrumental as part of the coaching staff that established the Spartans longest winning streak of 151 games. Then in 1995, Steve took a job as line coach for one year at San Jose State.[4]

References:

  • Book: "When The Game Stands Tall: the story of the De La Salle Spartans and Football's Longest Winning Streak" By Neil Hayes, Bob Larson, Tony La Russa, 2003.

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