Alexander The Great?
Shaun Alexander wants you to know that he's the NFL's next star running back. But it's his coaches who need convincing.
You can't help but like the guy, even though, as he talks, you repeatedly wonder, does he realize how that sounds? He's accommodating and polite, bright and thoughtful. You ask, he answers. He speaks of family and values and God (and then God a little more). When he's told the idea behind this story is to anoint him the NFL's next great running back, he laughs -- almost a giggle -- and says, "I agree completely. Let's go with that."
To continue reading this article you must be an Insider
ESPN TOP HEADLINES
- Belichick: Blount must earn PT with Patriots
- Miss. St. suspends safety Cox after arrest
- Raiders' Woodson on celebration: 'Ridiculous'
- LeBron calls being patient 'my biggest test'