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Five Fun Facts About Seattle Seahawks Receiver Doug Baldwin

Filed under: Football Fun Facts — by Mark on September 18, 2017

Doug Baldwin is one of the more important parts of a Seattle Seahawks team that the entire NFL has had to contend with. He runs crisp routes and has sure hands. He really is one of the better pass catchers in the league.

Here are five fun facts about Doug Baldwin of the Seahawks:

That First College Touchdown

The first touchdown Doug Baldwin would score in college at Stanford came in his sophomore season in a loss to Texas Christian University. Even though he played wide receiver, this first score came on a 38 yard handoff.

Doug Baldwin Gets Passed Over

In the 2011 NFL Draft, 28 wide receivers were selected. None of them were Doug Baldwin who was passed over by every team in the league. Some of the notable receivers drafted that year were A.J. Green, Julio Jones, Torrey Smith, Randall Cobb and Jeremy Kerley.

Doug Baldwin’s First Multi TD Game

The first time Doug Baldwin would score more than one touchdown in an NFL game came in the second to last game in 2012, a win over the 49ers. That day saw him catch four passes for 53 yards and two touchdowns.

He Made It Count!

In Super Bowl XLIX, a Seahawks loss to the Patriots, Doug Baldwin had only one pass thrown his way. He caught it for a gain of three yards and a touchdown.

Russell Wilson Was The Third

The first two NFL quarterbacks to throw touchdown passes to Doug Baldwin in the NFL were Tarvaris Jackson and Charlie Whitehurst.

Five Fun Facts About Thomas Rawls Of The Seattle Seahawks

Filed under: Football Fun Facts — by Mark on September 4, 2017

Thomas Rawls was undrafted out of college when he came to the Seattle Seahawks in 2015 as a rookie. The team was set at running back with the popular and effective Marshawn Lynch leading the team. Rawls proved himself to a valuable addition though and made an impact with his teammates, the league, and the fans.

Here are five things you may not know about Thomas Rawls:

A Late College Change

Thomas Rawls played his freshman, sophomore, and junior college football seasons with the Michigan Wolverines. He transferred though and played his senior season at Central Michigan University.

What’s In A Number?

Thomas Rawls wears jersey number 34 for the Seattle Seahawks. Other players who have worn that number for the team include Reggie Brown, Brian Davis, Kevin Harmon, Franco Harris, Dion Lambert, Roy Lewis, Terry Miller, and Jim Walsh.

The Most Ever!

As a rookie in 2015, in a win over the 49ers, Thomas Rawls carried the ball 30 times for 209 yards and a touchdown. This was the most rushing yards in a game by a Seahawks rookie ever.

Room For Improvement

The first reception of Thomas Rawls’ NFL career went for a one yard loss.

Major Impact!

The first touchdown Thomas Rawls would score in the NFL came in the fifth game of his rookie season, in a 2015 Seahawks loss to the Bengals, when he took a 3rd quarter handoff from Russell Wilson and ran 69 yards for the score.

Seattle Seahawks Fun Fact Graphic

Filed under: Sports Graphics — by Mark on September 9, 2015

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Mr. Peabody & Sherman… Seahawks Style

Filed under: Fun Stuff — by Mark on February 20, 2015

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Doug Baldwin Seattle Seahawks Fun Facts Graphic

Filed under: Sports Graphics — by Mark on February 18, 2015

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Pete Carroll Fun Facts – Infographic

Filed under: Sports Graphics — by Mark on November 8, 2014

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Richard Sherman Animated GIFs! #Seahawks

Filed under: Animated Gifs — by Mark on February 28, 2014

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Five Fun Facts About Super Bowl MVP Malcolm Smith Of The Seahawks

Filed under: 5 Fun Facts — by Mark on February 10, 2014

Malcolm Smith was somewhat of a surprise name for many when he was named the MVP of Super Bowl XLVIII when the Seattle Seahawks decidedly defeated the Denver Broncos. Here is a look at five fun facts about Malcolm Smith.

For A 10 Yard Loss Too!

The first NFL player Malcolm Smith tackled in the NFL was Ted Ginn Jr. of the 49ers. It came on a punt return in the second quarter of a Seattle loss.

Jersey Numbers

Malcolm Smith wears jersey number 53 for the Seahawks in the NFL. He wore jersey number six while playing college football at USC.

30? Seriously, 30?

Malcolm Smith was the 31st linebacker taken in the 2011 NFL Draft, when he was picked in the seventh round. He was even the second linebacker drafted that year by Seattle who had also taken K.J. Wright in the fourth round.

Timing Is Everything

Malcolm Smith had zero interceptions in the first 43 games of his NFL career. He then had four in a string of five games, including the final two games of the 2013 regular season, followed by one in the NFC Championship Game victory over the 49ers, and then of course one in Seattle’s Super Bowl win over the Broncos.

The Third Ever!

Malcolm Smith was named the MVP of Super Bowl XLVIII when the Seahawks defeated the Broncos. He was just the third linebacker ever to win the award. The first two were Chuck Howley of the Cowboys in Super Bowl V and Ray Lewis of the Ravens in Super Bowl XXXV.

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Malcolm Smith Seattle Seahawks Super Bowl MVP Infographic!

Filed under: Sports Graphics — by Mark on February 6, 2014

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Five Fun Facts About Seahawks Head Coach Pete Carroll

Filed under: 5 Fun Facts — by Mark on February 2, 2014

Pete Carroll is one of the more widely respected coaches in the NFL. He has always been able to get players to play above their abilities and whether leading the Seahawks to the Super Bowl or winning national championships as the head coach of college football’s USC Trojans, he’s gotten great results. He got his start in the league with one season as the Jets coach in 1994, followed by three seasons with the Patriots from 1997 to 1999. He then came to Seattle in 2010. Here are five fun facts about this great football coach

First Wins

Pete Carroll’s first win as a head coach in the NFL came in his very first game when he led the Jets to a 23-3 victory over the Bills on September 4, 1994. His first win as head coach of the Seahawks also came in his first game with the team, this time defeating the 49ers 31-6 on September 12, 2010.

What’s Record Have To Do With It?

Pete Carroll led the Seahawks to the playoffs in 2010 when his team posted a win-loss record of 7-9. This marked the first time an NFL team had qualified for the postseason with a losing record.

College Jobs

Prior to coaching the Seahawks, Pete Carroll had compiled extensive experience as a coach in the college ranks. In addition to being head coach at USC, he’s also been an assistant coach at Pacific, Arkansas, Iowa State, Ohio State, and NC State.

He Called Them “Boss”

Some of the head coaches that Pete Carroll has worked under as an assistant over the years include Lou Holtz, Monte Kiffin, Jerry Burns, Earle Bruce, Kay Stephenson, Bud Grant, George Seifert, and Bruce Coslet.

If Memory Serves Me…

Pete Carroll led the Seahawks to a 13-3 record in 2013. This tied the 2005 Seahawks for the best win-loss record in team history. Coincidentally, the Seahawks would go to the Super Bowl in both of those seasons.

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