Jaire Alexander gets his high school number retired

Packers cornerback is the first Rocky River football player to have his jersey retired


GREEN BAY – Packers cornerback Jaire Alexander was back home in Charlotte Tuesday to have his No. 10 jersey number retired at Rocky River High School.

Alexander is the first Rocky River alumnus to have his number retired by the football program.

The 5-foot-10, 196-pound cornerback had a distinguished career with the Ravens. He was selected to the Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas after registering 30 tackles and four interceptions as a senior, while adding 68 receptions for 1,123 yards (16.5 avg.) and 18 TDs as a wide receiver.

Alexander was ranked as the fifth-best player in the state of North Carolina by Scout.com and No. 22 by Rivals.com when he committed to play at the University of Louisville.

Alexander, who was named to the PFWA's All-Rookie Team, recorded 66 tackles, 11 passes defensed and an interception in 13 games with 11 starts during his first season with the Packers.

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