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Robert Alford [Safety]

Robert Alford [Safety]

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Robert Alford is an American football cornerback for the Atlanta Falcons of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Falcons in the second round of the 2013 NFL Draft. On November 20, 2017, Alford recorded a career-high ten combined tackles and deflected three passes in a 34–31 victory at the Seattle Seahawks. On December 31, 2017, he collected two solo tackles, made a career-high four pass deflections, and intercepted a pass attempt by Cam Newton during their 22–10 victory.Alford finished the 2017 season with a career-high 68 combined tackles (60 solo), a career-high 20 pass deflections, and an interception in 16 games and 16 starts.

Born: November 1, 1988 (age 29 years), Hammond, Louisiana, United States
Height: 1.78 m
Defensive touchdowns: 2
Sacks: 0.0
Pass deflections: 73
Education: Southeastern Louisiana University