Daron Alcorn

American football player (born 1971)
American football player
Daron Alcorn
No. 48
Personal information
Born: (1971-05-12) May 12, 1971 (age 52)
Height:6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight:255 lb (116 kg)
Career information
High school:Vancouver (WA) Mountain View
NFL draft:1993 / Round: 8 / Pick: 224
Career history
  • Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1993)*
  • Frankfurt Galaxy (1995)
  • Portland Forest Dragons/Oklahoma Wranglers (19972000)
  • San Jose SaberCats (20012003)
  • Las Vegas Gladiators (2004)
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
  • ArenaBowl champion (XVI)
  • 2× Second Team All-Arena (1997, 1999)
Career NFL statistics
Career Arena statistics
FG Made:100
FG Att:202
PAT Made:469
PAT Att:544
Player stats at NFL.com · ArenaFan.com

Daron Alcorn (born May 12, 1971) is a former American football placekicker who played eight seasons in the Arena Football League (AFL) with the Portland Forest Dragons/Oklahoma Wranglers, San Jose SaberCats and Las Vegas Gladiators. He was drafted by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers with the last selection in the 1993 NFL Draft, making him Mr. Irrelevant. He played college football at the University of Akron and attended Mountain View High School in Vancouver, Washington.[1] Alcorn was also a member of the Frankfurt Galaxy of the World League of American Football (WLAF).

College career

Alcorn played for the Akron Zips from 1989 to 1992. He played punter as well as placekicker.[2] He was named first-team All-Mid-American Conference in 1993.[3]

Professional career

Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Alcorn was selected by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers with the final pick in the 1993 NFL Draft, earning the title of Mr. Irrelevant.[4] He was released by the Buccaneers on August 16, 1993.[5]

Frankfurt Galaxy

Alcorn played for the Frankfurt Galaxy during the 1995 season and the team won the World Bowl '95.[3][6]

Portland Forest Dragons/Oklahoma Wranglers

Alcorn played for the Portland Forest Dragons/Oklahoma Wranglers from 1997 to 2000. He earned Second Team All-Arena honors in 1997 and 1999.[3] The Forest Dragons moved to Oklahoma in 2000.

San Jose SaberCats

Alcorn signed with the San Jose SaberCats on July 13, 2001.[7] The SaberCats won ArenaBowl XVI against the Arizona Rattlers on August 18, 2002.[citation needed] He was released by the SaberCats on December 22, 2003.[7]

Las Vegas Gladiators

Alcorn was signed by the Las Vegas Gladiators on January 24, 2004. He was released by the Gladiators on February 26, 2004.[8]


  1. ^ Faust, Gerry; Love, Steve (2013). The Golden Dream. Skyhorse Publishing. ISBN 9781613213612.
  2. ^ "Daron Alcorn". sports-reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on March 4, 2016. Retrieved January 1, 2015.
  3. ^ a b c "Daron Alcorn". arenafan.com. Retrieved January 1, 2015.
  4. ^ "1993 NFL Draft Listing". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved March 31, 2023.
  5. ^ Babineau, Jeff (August 17, 1993). "Tampa Bay Cuts Mcclendon Again". Orlando Sentinel. Archived from the original on January 1, 2015. Retrieved January 1, 2015.
  6. ^ "Daron Alcorn". justsportsstats.com. Retrieved January 1, 2015.
  7. ^ a b "Historical Team Transactions". arenafan.com. Archived from the original on March 14, 2015. Retrieved January 1, 2015.
  8. ^ "Historical Team Transactions". arenafan.com. Retrieved January 1, 2015.

External links

  • Just Sports Stats
  • College stats
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Tampa Bay Buccaneers 1993 NFL draft selections
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Mr. Irrelevant selections
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San Jose SaberCats ArenaBowl XVI champions
  • Coaches: Michael Church
  • Carlton Connor
  • Terry Malley
  • Fred Stephens
  • Bill Tripp