Linebacker Alec Ogletree suddenly announced his Retirement

Written by Rupam Kumar

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Veteran linebacker Alec Ogletree said goodbye to the NFL.

Former Chicago Bears linebacker Alec Ogletree took a big decision in his professional career. On Tuesday night, Alec Ogletree announced his retirement from the NFL by sharing a post on Instagram thanking all the NFL teams where he played during his career. He took the retirement decision after spending 10 years in the NFL.

He writes in the caption:
And just like that it’s a wrap. Thank you @nfl @rams @nygiants @nyjets @chicagobears for allowing me to play 9 unforgettable years in the league!!! Thank you to all my teammates that I got a chance to play with and know over the years!!Thank you to my wife @alexogletree03.14 for being there to support, pick me up, help, correct, whatever the case may be…lol there are many things I could say about you and how blessed I am to have you in my life but I appreciate your love for me and our family!!!

He added, Thank you to my parents for pushing me to be all I can be and supporting me through it all!!!Most of all I want thank God Almighty, Jesus, & the Holy Spirit for being with me every step of the way. If you know me then you know me and if you don’t know me I hope one day we get a chance to know each other a little bit better. I love y’all and thank you again for supporting me over the years!!!
Alec Ogletree retirement

Alec Ogletree has been a great season with the Rams. He spent most of his career with them. He entered the NFL as the 30th overall pick in the 2013 NFL draft. He was drafted by the St. Louis Rams where he played all 16 games as a starter in his rookie season. He followed the Rams to Los Angeles from 2013 to 2017 before being traded to the Giants.

During his career with the Rams, Alec Ogletree played as a starter in all 67 games he played. He just missed 13 games in his five years with the Rams, 12 of only in the 2015 season. He made 503 tackles with the Rams, along with six interceptions, two touchdowns, 5.5 sacks, and 31 tackles.

Alec Ogletree retirement

Alec Ogletree never appeared on the Pro Bowl but once he was voted a second=team All-Pro in 2016. He last played with the Chicago Bears in the 2021 season.

However, best of luck to Alec Ogletree. Hope he will enjoy his retirement career very well.

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