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Daron Alcorn
No. 48     
Placekicker
Personal information
Date of birth: (1971-05-12) May 12, 1971 (age 48)
Career information
College: Akron
NFL Draft: 1993 / Round: 8 / Pick: 224
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Tampa Bay Buccaneers ( 1993)*
Career highlights and awards
* ArenaBowl champion (XVI)
FG Made     100
FG Att     202
PAT Made     469
PAT Att     544
Tackles     35.5
Stats at ArenaFan.com

Daron Alcorn (born May 12, 1971) is a former American football placekicker who played eight seasons in the Arena Football League with the Portland Forest Dragons/Oklahoma Wranglers, San Jose SaberCats and Las Vegas Gladiators. He was drafted by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers with the last selection in the 1993 NFL Draft, making him Mr. Irrelevant. He played college football at the University of Akron and attended Mountain View High School in Vancouver, Washington.[1] Alcorn was also a member of the Frankfurt Galaxy of the World League of American Football.

College careerEdit

Alcorn played for the Akron Zips from 1989 to 1992. He played punter as well as placekicker.[2] He was named first-team All-Mid-American Conference in 1993.[3]

Professional careerEdit

Tampa Bay BuccaneersEdit

Alcorn was selected by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers with the final pick in the 1993 NFL Draft, earning the title of Mr. Irrelevant.[4] He was released by the Buccaneers on August 16, 1993.[5]

Frankfurt GalaxyEdit

Alcorn played for the Frankfurt Galaxy during the 1995 season and the team won the World Bowl '95.[3][6]

Portland Forest Dragons/Oklahoma WranglersEdit

Alcorn played for the Portland Forest Dragons/Oklahoma Wranglers from 1997 to 2000. He earned Second Team All-Arena honors in 1997 and 1999.[3] The Forest Dragons moved to Oklahoma in 2000.

San Jose SaberCatsEdit

Alcorn signed with the San Jose SaberCats on July 13, 2001.[7] The SaberCats won ArenaBowl XVI against the Arizona Rattlers on August 18, 2002.[8] He was released by the SaberCats on December 22, 2003.[7]

Las Vegas GladiatorsEdit

Alcorn was signed by the Las Vegas Gladiators on January 24, 2004. He was released by the Gladiators on February 26, 2004.[9]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Faust, Gerry; Love, Steve (2013). The Golden Dream. Skyhorse Publishing. https://books.google.com/books?id=DgZykRDnNboC&pg=PT82&lpg=PT82&dq=daron+alcorn+high+school&source=bl&ots=FysRJgcz3w&sig=PAOCt8YPxaLl8qepArJxBH6HdGo&hl=en&sa=X&ei=WmKlVNtRyKA2xNGBWA&ved=0CB4Q6AEwAA#v=onepage&q=daron%20alcorn%20high%20school&f=false.
  2. "Daron Alcorn". sports-reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on March 4, 2016. https://web.archive.org/web/20160304232108/http://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/players/daron-alcorn-1.html. Retrieved January 1, 2015.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 "Daron Alcorn". arenafan.com. http://www.arenafan.com/players/?page=players&player=16&pageview=bio. Retrieved January 1, 2015.
  4. "1993 NFL Draft". pro-football-reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.pro-football-reference.com/years/1993/draft.htm. Retrieved January 1, 2015.
  5. Babineau, Jeff (August 17, 1993). "Tampa Bay Cuts Mcclendon Again". Orlando Sentinel. Archived from the original on January 1, 2015. https://web.archive.org/web/20150101151829/http://articles.orlandosentinel.com/1993-08-17/sports/9308170063_1_wyche-mcclendon-kicker. Retrieved January 1, 2015.
  6. "Daron Alcorn". justsportsstats.com. http://www.justsportsstats.com/footballstatsindex.php?player_id=alcordar001&scoresort=15. Retrieved January 1, 2015.
  7. 7.0 7.1 "Historical Team Transactions". arenafan.com. Archived from the original on March 14, 2015. https://web.archive.org/web/20150314200457/http://www.arenafan.com/teams/?page=transactions&type=old&team=25. Retrieved January 1, 2015.
  8. "Philyaw's return changes Indy's outlook". arenafootball.com. http://www.zoominfo.com/CachedPage/?archive_id=0&page_id=433035692&page_url=//www.arenafootball.com/around_the_afl/afl_headlines/354800.html&page_last_updated=2003-05-10T19:30:49&firstName=Daron&lastName=Alcorn. Retrieved January 1, 2015.
  9. "Historical Team Transactions". arenafan.com. http://www.arenafan.com/teams/?page=transactions&type=old&team=102. Retrieved January 1, 2015.

External linksEdit

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