Alex "Sonny" Sixkiller
1989 - Football - Cherokee

DATE OF BIRTH: September 6, 1951

  • BIRTH PLACE: Tahlequah, Oklahoma
  • TRIBE: Cherokee
  • EDUCATION: University of Washington, Seattle, Washington
  • SPORTS DATA: Football

  • Washington "Husky" Varsity Football Letterman 1970-1972
  • National Honor Selection to national NCAA Passing Champion as quarterback on Washington "Husky" Football Team 1970
  • Co-Captain Washington "Husky" football Team 1971
  • Co-Captain Washington "Husky" football Team 1972
  • As Washington University Quarterback established Individual Career Records in the categories of Most passes Attempted (811), Most Yards passing (5,496), Most Touchdown Passes (35), Most Yards Total Offense (5,288). In 1970 completed 30 passes against University of Southern California in one game.
QUOTE: Los Angeles Times
  • "The Cherokee quarterback has captured the town (Seattle) without a struggle, because his arrows have hit often enough to bring the Washington Huskies back to foot ball respectability."