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Catching up with .... Rich Alexis

Rich Alexis (Getty Images/Otto Greule, Jr.)

It took courage for Rich Alexis, the son of Haitian immigrants, to leave his family and wander cross-country in search of the American Football Dream. How appropriate it must seem that four years later, the 6-0, 220-pound running back who left his home in Coral Springs, Florida to attend school in Seattle, Washington, is once again heading back to where it all began to renew his search for success and a future in professional football.

"I'm in Jacksonville and we're going through our off-season conditioning, running and lifting and getting familiar with the system," Alexis told Dawgman.com recently. "I'm just trying to get back into the swing of things, do what I can do to make the ballclub, do the best I can. "Everything's going well. It's 95 degrees out there, so I need to get used to being back in this heat." So Rich is...

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