Alex Magee
Magee (#71) on the Chiefs sideline
No. 24, 71     
Defensive end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1987-04-28) April 28, 1987 (age 33)
Place of birth: Oswego, Illinois
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Weight: 298 lb (135 kg)
Career information
College: Purdue
NFL Draft: 2009 / Round: 3 / Pick: 67
Debuted in 2009 for the Kansas City Chiefs
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
  • Class 7A first team all-state (2005)
  • All-state selection (2004)
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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.[1]

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).

College careerEdit

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.

Professional careerEdit

2009 NFL DraftEdit

Pre-draft measureables
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 *
(* represents NFL Combine ** represents Purdue Pro Day)

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.

Utah BlazeEdit

On June 19, 2012 Alex Magee was assigned to the Utah Blaze of the Arena Football League.


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