Thanks for the memories Jon Kitna. Career retrospective

Jon Kitna

Dave B. profiles one of the Northwests own, former NFL, and Seattle Seahawk quarterback Jon Kitna. Born in Tacoma, Washington, Kitna has come full circle in his playing career. From high school and college ball in the northwest, to the Seattle Seahawks, and now as a math teacher and football coach at Lincoln High, and everywhere in between, Kitna has definitely been a world class QB.

The Rookie: Richard Sherman Under The Seahawks Spotlight

Richard Sherman

Seahawks blogger Brett Bivens brings us a good piece on the Seattle Seahawks today. Richard Sherman is under the spotlight for the Seahawk, Richard started the season as a special teams contributor but season ending injuries to starting cornerback Marcus Trufant and backup corner Walt Thurmond thrust Sherman into the starting role.

Northwest Athlete Profile: Jon Kitna

Jon Kitna's football journey has brought him full circle back home

Another North West Athlete in the spotlight today. Ex-Seahawk, Lion, Bengal and current Dallas Cowboy Jon Kitna. After playing at Central Washington University, Kitna became a popular NFL journeyman with a gunslinger’s arm.

Northwest Athlete Profile: Kevin Sundher

Kevin Sundher

Another North West Athlete in the spotlight today. Western Hockey League Victoria Royals’ Kevin Sundher. Sundher, a third round draft pick of the Buffalo Sabres, is turning heads in his fourth WHL season with the Royals franchise. The Surrey native has familal roots in Port Alberni, his great- grandfather settled there in 1906, and his dad grew up a fan of the former Victoria Cougars.

Northwest Sports Athlete Profile: Brent Seabrook

Brent Seabrook

Another North West Athlete in the spotlight today. Former Pacific Viper, Team Canada junior and current Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Brent Seabrook. A standout in the Western Hockey League with the Lethbridge Hurricanes Growing up in Tsawwassen, B.C. A Stanley Cup champion with the Blackhawks.

Northwest Athlete Profile: Corey Dillon

Corey Dillon

Another North West Athlete in the spotlight today. Former University of Washington Huskies tailback Corey Dillon. A former Cincinnati Bengals and New England Patriots accomplished running back as well. Dillon etched his name in the record books again on October 22, 2000 with a game for the ages. 278 rushing yards, breaking Walter Payton’s 23-year-old record for most in a single game.

Northwest Athlete Profile: Tim Lincecum

Tim Lincecum

Another North West Athlete in the spotlight today. MLB Baseball pro and current San Francisco Giants pitcher Tim Lincecum. He was drafted in both the 2003 and 2005 draft but turned down the Chicago Cubs and the Atlanta Braves respectfully. He is the first pitcher in MLB history to be awarded the Cy Young in each of his first two full seasons.

Northwest Athlete Profile: Michael Saunders

Michael Saunders Mariners Profile

Another North West Athlete in the spotlight today. Seattle Mariners / Tacoma Rainier Michael Saunders. Danny Ferguson points out that Saunders played in the Canadian Little League World Series as well as competed for Canada in the Beijing olympics before being drafted in the 11th round of the 2004 MLB draft by the Seattle Mariners.

Northwest Athlete Profile: Mohammed Elewonibi

Northwest Athlete Profile: Mohammed Elewonibi

Another North West Athlete in the spotlight today. Former Washington Redskin & BYU Cougar Moe Elewonibi. Richard Hodges points out Moe won the Outland Trophy as the nation’s best interior lineman in 1989. The Washington Redskins selected him in the third round of the 1990 NFL Entry Draft…

Northwest Athlete Profile: Jonathan Stewart

Northwest Athlete Profile: Jonathan Stewart

Another North West Athlete in the spotlight today. Current Carolina Panthers running back and NFL football pro Jonathan Stewart. During his dominant career with Oregon, he scored five touchdowns on his first 20 touches and never looked back, now he’s playing Pro football in Carolina…

Northwest Athlete Profile: Ndamukong Suh

Northwest Athlete Profile: Ndamukong Suh

Another North West Athlete in the spotlight today. NFL football defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh. Nice start to a career. Suh grew up in Portland and attended Grant High school, where he was voted the 2004 Portland Interscholastic Defensive Player of the Year…

Northwest Athlete Profile: Brandon Roy

UW Huskies Hoops History Top 5 Players

Another North West Athlete in the spotlight today. NBA Basketball pro Brandon Roy. Nice start to a career. NBA Rookie of the Year award in 2007, and then he made the NBA All-Star team three straight times from 2008 to 2010…

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