Special Teams action between the Colts & 49ers - San Francisco return man Kermit Alexander is stopped by the Colts Jackie Burkett. In 1965 Alexander led the NFL in kick returns with 32 returns and 741 yards. He also had a league leading 8 fumble recoveries.
Jackie Burkett of the Colts stops Kermit Alexander of the 49ers
49ers cornerback Kermit Alexander (#39) knocks away a pass intended for Boyd Dowler (#86) in 1966. That year Alexander scored 2 touchdowns - bot against the Bears in the same game. A 44-yard punt return TD and a 14-yard fumble recovered for a score.
Kermit Alexander defends against Boyd Dowler in 1966
A mixed-media portrait of the NFL veteran. Thanks to Jim Fitzpatrick of Jim Fitzpatrick Artwork.
Mixed Media Portrait Kermit Alexander
A former 1st round draft pick from UCLA he spent 2 seasons with the Los Angeles Rams
Kermit Alexander Rams 1970-1971
After 7 years with the 49ers he spent 1970 and 1971 with the Rams where he continued his solid play getting 7 picks and scoring 2 touchdowns on interception returns.
Kermit Alexander LA Rams Defensive Back
Elbert Kimbrough (#45) and Kermit Alexander (#39) on the San Francisco 49ers sideline
Elbert Kimbrough (#45) ansd Kermit Alexander (#39)
Kermit Alexander Rams
Kermit Alexander 49ers Defensive Back