John Alt
No. 76
Position:Offensive tackle
Personal information
Born: (1962-05-30) May 30, 1962 (age 60)
Stuttgart, West Germany
Height:6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)
Weight:298 lb (135 kg)
Career information
High school:Columbia Heights (MN)
NFL Draft:1984 / Round: 1 / Pick: 21
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Games played:179
Games started:149
Player stats at · PFR

John Michael Alt (born May 30, 1962) is a former professional American football offensive tackle in the National Football League (NFL). He played his entire NFL career with the Kansas City Chiefs from 1984 to 1996. A graduate of Columbia Heights (MN) High School, he played his college years at the University of Iowa.

After retiring from the NFL, Alt began assistant coaching at Cretin-Derham Hall High School in Saint Paul, Minnesota, working with the offensive line. He then went to Totino-Grace High School to coach the offensive line when his son Joe started playing there.

Alt's son, Mark, was selected 53rd overall in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft by the Carolina Hurricanes,[1] and currently plays hockey for the Colorado Avalanche.[2] Alt’s other son, Joe, is an All-American offensive tackle for Notre Dame.


  1. ^ "2010 Draft Choices Round 2 - Carolina Hurricanes - Team".
  2. ^ "Mark Alt Stats and News".