Linebacker Alec Ogletree officially retired from the NFL on Wednesday, June 21. Ogletree revealed the news of his retirement on social media.
Ogletree was drafted by the then-St. Louis Rams in 2013. Ogletree last played for the Chicago Bears in 2021. Ogletree also played for the New York Jets and New York Giants.
Ogletree was a serviceable football player and flashed on the field. Ogletree’s best years were spent with the Rams.
Ogletree was named second-team All-Pro in 2016 and was named to the Pro Football Writers All-Rookie team in 2016. Ogletree tallied 764 tackles, 7.5 sacks, 13 forced fumbles, two fumbles, 12 interceptions and scored four touchdowns.
Playing in the NFL is challenging, and Ogletree played nine seasons. Ogletree did his best to show up on Sundays. Hats off to a successful career.