Former Mountaineer Robert Alexander dead at 64

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Alexander was the subject of an epic recruiting battles during his senior year at South Charleston High School. He was one of the most sought after running backs in the country. West Virginia Gov. Jay Rockefeller got involved and help convince Alexander to sign with West Virginia University.

Alexander’s best year in Morgantown was his senior season, which was the first year of new head coach Don Nehlen. Alexander gained more than 1,000 yards behind his fullback, fellow Kanawha County native, Walter Easley.

Alexander played professionally with the LA Rams and also had a stint in the USFL.
 

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Randy Moss wasn't born until 1977. I think @westsiderSJHS77
was referring to Randy Moss being a better all around athlete during his time.

There was also Curt Warner in 1979 who was perhaps the best RB in WV history. Warner went to Pervert Shower University.
 

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Moss could of played Div. 1 basketball, Alexander was good, but not a baller like Moss.
They both ran track, but Moss split time also playing baseball.
 

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Moss could of played Div. 1 basketball, Alexander was good, but not a baller like Moss.
They both ran track, but Moss split time also playing baseball.
Moss ran Indoor Track at Marshall University his Sophomore year and was one of the best runners in the country. Played basketball with Jason Williams.