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Dan Alexander     

Born: March 17, 1978
Hometown: St. Louis, MO
6' 0", 250
College: Nebraska
Other Pro Experience: NFL 
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Playoff Picture Breakdown - After July 9
Andy Lopusnak,
With playoff fever at a frenzy, I decided to bring you a some early Breaking it Down tidbits in this postseason update. There were three Arena games Friday night, all of which Sunshine State teams won and right now all three would be in the playoffs. Let's look at those three games and the playoff implications heading into the rest of Week 15.

Breaking it Down - 2010 Week Six
Andy Lopusnak,
Week Six was one of the most eventful weeks thus far. It offered the indoor football world the highest scoring game in league history and no team is winless or unbeaten any more. The stats software still has more bugs than any exterminator could handle and of course, the league hasn’t published a record book. This and more AFL information you’ll ever find anywhere awaits you in your Week Six fix…

Still Mr. Touchdown
The Huntsville Times -

Alexander back in stride with Alabama Vipers (blog)

A rapid retreat from playoffs
Chicago Sun-Times
The Rush had allowed a league-low 47.8 points per game going into its playoff game Sunday at Allstate Arena. It took the Grand Rapids Rampage three games against the Rush to finally figure out how to break through that defense.

One and done for Rush
Chicago Daily Herald
The Rush came in bearing the slogan, "One's Not Enough," referencing its 2006 ArenaBowl title.The Grand Rapids Rampage, winners of the 2001 Bowl, arrived sans slogan. They'll have time to conjure something catchy following Sunday's 58-41 win.

Over and out, Rush
Chicago Tribune
Grand Rapids quarterback James MacPherson tripped over one of his offensive linemen and, while still sitting on the turf, heaved a pass from near midfield toward the end zone.

Mistakes lead to quick exit from AFL playoffs
Chicago Tribune
Arena Football League's top secondaries resulted in two first-quarter touchdowns for the league's No. 2 scoring offense.Grand Rapids quarterback James MacPherson tripped over one of his offensive linemen

Rush clinches home-field advantage with victory
Chicago Tribune
The Rush and the Dallas Desperados combined for two touchdowns Sunday before either team had run an offensive play. Call it foreshadowing.

Rush Finally Clinch Top Seed
The National Sports Review
Despite injuries, questionable focus and even problems finding a kicker, the Chicago Rush clinched the one seed in the American Conference for the first time in their eightyear history after defeating the Dallas Desperados 75-63.

Michna completes dramatic comeback for Rush
Chicago Tribune
The Rush completed a two-point conversion and added a safety when defensive lineman James Baron forced a fumble on Kansas City's final snap for a 52-47 win. Wideout Travis LaTendresse pinned the Brigade on its 4-yard line on kickoff coverage.

Men in black deliver beatdown
Chicago Tribune
The uniform of the day was indeed fitting. The Rush rolled out an all-black ensemble for the first time Monday night that foreshadowed escorting the Los Angeles Avengers into the very heart of Arena Football League darkness.

Rush Clinch Division
The National Sports Review
The Chicago Rush accomplished a great deal in their 72-28 victory over the Los Angeles Avengers. They clinched the Central Division with five weeks to go, clinched a bye and home playoff game, set three team records, broke out new uniforms which they should consider never taking off and proved that the best team in the Arena Football League may be in the American Conference.

Harrell Sets AFL TD Record; Rush Dominate Crush 70-35
Bleacher Report
Receiver Damian Harrell made Arena Football League History on Saturday night against his former team the Colorado Crush, whom he had played for the last five seasons.

Brown too much for Rush
Chicago Daily Herald
The Philadelphia Soul's Mike Brown estimated he ran about 75 yards during his second-quarter, 54-yard kickoff return for a touchdown Sunday against the Chicago Rush.

Newcomers deliver eye-opening victory for Rush
Chicago Tribune
So much for concerns that the revamped Rush offense might get off to a sluggish start.

San Jose SaberCats-Chicago Rush Preview
Bleacher Report
The defending Arena Football Champion San Jose SaberCats open their season with hopes of defending their title against the Chicago Rush at the Allstate Arena.

Rush revival
Southtown Star
Knowing that cohesion is essential to winning championships, Rush president Mike Polisky and coach Mike Hohensee didn't want to radically revise their offense from last season.

Rush signs record-setting fullback
Chicago Daily Herald
One of the Arena Football League's brightest young stars, record-setting fullback Dan Alexander, has signed a two-year deal to play for the Chicago Rush.

Only Huskers player to be named to all four Brook Berringer Citizenship Teams.