Elijah Molden Parents Had a Major Influence In His Career, Dad Alex Molden Was A Former NFL Star

  Elijah Molden dad Alex Molden is a former NFL player. ( Source : instagram )

Elijah Molden dad Alex Molden was drafted into the NFL in 1996 by New Orleans Saints. Like father-like son, Elijah plays as a cornerback.

After Being drafted by Tennessee Titans, Elijah played a brilliant debut season for them starting all the matches excluding one because of Covid-19.

In 2022 he missed 8 straight games because of his groin injury. He played his first match of this season on Sunday, November 13 against Denver Broncos. He did 2 tackles and an assist. He is currently 23 years old and he is already a star player for his team.

Before NFL he played for his college University of Washington and played 13 matches in his freshman year. All over he played 44 matches acquiring 153 total tackles and 53 assists.

Quick Facts On Alex Molden

Date of BirthAugust 4, 1973
Age49 years
ProfessionFormer NFL Player
Height5 feet 10 inches
Weight190 lb (86 kg)

Elijah Molden Dad Alex Molden Is A Former Star Footballer

Elijah Molden's dad Alex Molden Played in NFL for eight years, from 1996 to 2003, for three different teams.

New Orleans Saints drafted Alex in the 1996 NFL draft, round 1, pick11. He played for 4 years for them till 2000 and went to San Diago Chargers afterward. He got retired from playing in NFL after his last season for Detroit Lions in 2003.

Alex with his son Elijah spending short time together after NFL got cancelled due to covid-19
Alex with his son Elijah spending short time together after NFL got cancelled due to covid-19 ( Source : instagram )

He was a great cornerback of his time and played a crucial role in his team's defenses. Overall, he recorded 296 tackles and 12 interceptions in his NFL career.

The University of Oregon was the college where he started playing professional football and his name is also got inducted into the Oregon Football Hall of Fame.

He is currently 48 years old, a motivational speaker in Portland, and watching himself in his son Elijah Molden.

Alex Molden And His Wife Christin Always Inspired Son Elijah

Alex Molden and his wife, Christin, are the biggest inspiration and support for Elijah and his other children.

Almost every one of their children is interested in football or any other sport. Elijah and his older brother Isaiah are famous.

Alex wishing his wife Christin in a Instagram post
Alex wishing his wife Christin in a Instagram post ( Source : instagram )

Elijah plays as a cornerback, and he is excellent at it. But, his outstanding defensive performance is his hard work and his father, who guided him.

Alex likes to teach his son mainly defensive techniques. This helped his children to start their football careers with a bang. His father is the biggest reason why they were into the sporting fields.

Christin is currently 40 years old, and she is also a supportive parent. Family and her children are everything to them. Moreover, she grew up in Hillsboro, Oregon.

Alex Molden Has 8 Children, Elijah Molden Siblings

The former NFL cornerback Alex has eight children in the family. Elijah is close to all of his siblings, and plays ball together.

Alex said that his wife, Christin, wanted a big family. Their love towards all children is unconditional.

All 8 children of Alex Molden and his Wife Christin
All 8 children of Alex Molden and his Wife Christin ( Source : instagram )

The oldest three are all sons, so they decided to have daughters. Doing so, they ended up with a huge family. The oldest among them is Isaiah, who is three years older than the second oldest son Elijah. Micah is the third oldest son. Josiah and Ezra are the other two sons. They have three daughters, the youngest, Bianca, Selah, and the oldest, Alana.

Isaiah was also a defensive football player for his college, Western Oregon. He is currently 26 years old. And the younger brother of Micah is also in the field of football, but he is a ball boy. He knows every tiny detail about football and loves seeing it daily. He is the biggest fan of his brother Elijah.

Elijah Molden Resembles His Dad Alex Molden

There are lots of similarities between Elijah and Alex, after all, they are father and son.

The fact that both of them have the same height which is 5 feet 10 inches (1.78m). Not only height Their weights are also almost similar where Elijah (191lb / 87 kg) weights 1kg/1lb more than Alex(190 lb/ 86 kg)

Christina whishing her sweet husband Alex for his 47th birthday
Christina whishing her sweet husband Alex for his 47th birthday ( Source : instagram )

Playing in the same position(Linebacker) as his father with a similar body structure, Elijah resembles his retired father while playing.

However, Elijah is showing his potential and started to build his legacy.

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