Born: Feb. 2, 1982 in Tyler, Texas
.Eric Alexander moved from Tyler, Texas, with his family to Port Arthur in 1995. He graduated from Stephen F. Austin High School in Port Acres.
In 2000, and left to attend Louisiana State University on a football scholarship. While at LSU, Alexander started as a linebacker for the Tigers, playing on two Conference Championship teams. In 2004, the LSU Tigers won the Sugar Bowl, and Alexander signed as a free agent with the New England Patriots.
A Championship came calling early, and the Patriots attended the Super Bowl in 2005, defeating the Philadelphia Eagles, 24 – 21. With three championship rings under his belt, Alexander continued to play for the New England Patriots until he was released due to multiple injuries in 2010.
Afterward, he was signed and released by both the Jacksonville Jaguars and the Cleveland Browns, his professional career ending in 2011.