Magee (#71) on the Chiefs sideline
|No. 24, 71|
|Date of birth:April 28, 1987|
|Place of birth: Oswego, Illinois|
|Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)||Weight: 298 lb (135 kg)|
|NFL Draft: 2009 / Round: 3 / Pick: 67|
|Debuted in 2009 for the Kansas City Chiefs|
|Roster status: Active|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Stats at NFL.com|
Alex Magee (born April 28, 1987 in Oswego, Illinois) 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.
He also played for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
High school careerEdit
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).
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.
2009 NFL DraftEdit
|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 *|
Kansas City ChiefsEdit
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 BuccaneersEdit
On October 19, 2010 Magee was traded to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for conditional draft picks. He was cut on September 3, 2011.
On June 19, 2012 Alex Magee was assigned to the Utah Blaze of the Arena Football League.
- ↑ "Chiefs select DT Alex Magee in third round". Kansas City Chiefs. 2009-04-26. http://www.kcchiefs.com/news/2009/04/26/chiefs_select_dt_alex_magee_in_3rd_round/. Retrieved 2009-04-26.[dead link]