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American Football Database
Donovan Alexander
Date of birth: (1985-04-03) April 3, 1985 (age 36)
Place of birth: Winnipeg, Manitoba
Career information
CFL status: Non-import
Position(s): S/CB
Height: 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
College: North Dakota
High school: St. Paul's
CFL Draft: 2007 / Round: 3 / Pick: 23
Drafted by: Montreal Alouettes
CFL West All-Star: 2012

Donovan Alexander (born April 3, 1985) is a former professional Canadian football defensive back. He was drafted by the Montreal Alouettes in the third round of the 2007 CFL Draft. He was signed by the Seattle Seahawks as an undrafted free agent in 2008 and upon his release, signed with the Alouettes that same year. He later played for the Saskatchewan Roughriders for two seasons and the Edmonton Eskimos for three before signing with Winnipeg. In 2012, he was named a West All-Star with the Eskimos.[1] He played college football at North Dakota. He retired in November, 2014.[2]

Personal life

He was born to Derek and Marilyn Alexander. He played high school football for the St. Paul Crusaders of Winnipeg. He is now pursuing a career as an educator at École Leila North Middle School, in Winnipeg Manitoba. He is also coaching their grade 8 girls basketball team.


  1. Maher, Tod; Gill, Bob (2013). The Canadian Pro Football Encyclopedia: Every Player, Coach and Game, 1946–2012. Maher Sports Media. p. 142. ISBN 978-0983513667.
  2. "Transactions". Archived from the original on July 30, 2015. Retrieved November 20, 2014.

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