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Alex Barron
T #77
Height:
6-8
Weight:
315
College:
Florida State
Experience:
8
Offensive Line
YearTeamGGS
TOTAL 87 75
2010 DAL 11 1
2009 STL 16 16
2008 STL 16 15
2007 STL 16 16
2006 STL 16 16
2005 STL 12 11

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Selected by St. Louis Rams in first (19th overall) of 2005 NFL Draft, April 23, 2005...Signed first contract, Aug. 12, 2005...Re-signed with Rams, May 7, 2010...Traded by Rams to Dallas Cowboys for LB Bobby Carpenter, May 10, 2010...Signed as unrestricted free agent with New Orleans Saints, Aug. 5, 2011...Placed on injured reserve (knee) by Saints, Sept. 3, 2011...Waived by Saints, Oct. 21, 2011...Signed as free agent with Seattle Seahawks, May 15, 2012...Terminated by Seahawks, Aug. 27, 2012...Signed as free agent with Oakland Raiders, March 26, 2013.

Selected by St. Louis Rams in first (19th overall) of 2005 NFL Draft, April 23, 2005...Signed first contract, Aug. 12, 2005...Re-signed with Rams, May 7, 2010...Traded by Rams to Dallas Cowboys for LB Bobby Carpenter, May 10, 2010...Signed as unrestricted free agent with New Orleans Saints, Aug. 5, 2011...Placed on injured reserve (knee) by Saints, Sept. 3, 2011...Waived by Saints, Oct. 21, 2011...Signed as free agent with Seattle Seahawks, May 15, 2012...Terminated by Seahawks, Aug. 27, 2012...Signed as free agent with Oakland Raiders, March 26, 2013.

At a glance

  • Entered the league with St. Louis, selected No. 19 overall in the 2005 NFL Draft
  • Started 74 of his 76 games played over his first five seasons, all with the Rams. Overall, has spent time in five organizations, including Dallas, New Orleans and Seattle.
  • Has not played an NFL game in three seasons, since Dec. 19, 2010, when he played as a reserve in a 33-30 Cowboys win over Washington, in Dallas
  • Made his NFL debut at left tackle in 2007, replacing an injured Orlando Pace.
  • At Florida State, was a consensus first-team All-American in 2003, and a unanimous first-team All-American as a senior in 2004.

CAREER: A former first-round choice, selected 19th overall by St. Louis in the 2005 NFL Draft...Signed with the Raiders, his fifth NFL team, early in the 2013 off-season...Has not played an official NFL game since Dec. 19, 2010...Did not play in 2012 after spending training camp with Matt Flynn and the Seahawks...In 2011, sustained a preseason knee injury that ended his only year with the Saints before it had a chance to start...Played in 76 games, starting 74, for the Rams over his first five NFL seasons (2005-2009)...Started from 2005-2006 on an offense that ranked each season among the NFL's top 10 in yards...Blocked five years for Steven Jackson, who topped 1,000 yards rushing each season...Began his career as a right tackle, but shifted to the left side in 2007, when he replaced an injured Orlando Pace.

2012: Did not play...With a healthy knee, signed with Seattle, May 15...Released by Seahawks in a preseason roster reduction Aug. 27 and spent the year out of football.

2011: Signed with New Orleans as an unrestricted free agent but during one of the team's first training camp practices, sustained a knee injury that sidelined him all of preseason...Placed on injured reserve, Sept. 3.

2010: In his lone Cowboys season, played in 11 games with one start, and dressed but did not play in three others...Inactive for the final two regular-season games...(9/12) at Was.: Started the season-opener at right tackle in place of an injured Marc Colombo (knee)...Acquired from St. Louis in a trade for LB Bobby Carpenter, May 10.

2009: In his final campaign with the Rams, was one of two St. Louis offensive linemen to start all 16 games...Helped Steven Jackson to 1,416 rushing yards (No. 1 in the NFC and second in the league) and a Pro Bowl selection.

2008: Started 15 of 16 games, helping Jackson lead the NFL by averaging 118.4 yards from scrimmage.

2007: Started all 16 games...Shifted for the first time from right to left tackle, replacing an injured Orlando Pace in the lineup vs. San Francisco (9/16).

2006: A 16-game starter, helped Pro Bowler Steven Jackson lead the NFL with 2,334 yards from scrimmage.

2005: Started 11 games, most by a Rams rookie offensive lineman since Tom Newberry started 14 at left guard in 1986...(9/25) vs. Ten.: Made NFL debut as a reserve...(10/2) at NYG: Notched his first pro start, at right tackle...Voted St. Louis' rookie of the year.

COLLEGE: A three-year letterman at Florida State, started 30 of 43 career games, including all 13 as a senior, when he helped the Seminoles gain 4,470 yards and picked up unanimous All-America honors...One of three finalists for the Outland Trophy as a senior, helping lead his club to a Gator Bowl championship...As a 2003 junior, when he started all 12 games, was a consensus first-team All-American in ushering the No. 9 Seminoles to an Orange Bowl berth vs. Miami...As a sophomore, played in 14 games with five starts...Saw action in four games as a redshirt freshman...Graduated with a social science degree.

PERSONAL: Earned Prep Star and Football News All-America honors at Wilkinson High School in Orangeburg, S.C....As a forward in basketball, averaged a double-double in both points and rebounds.

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