Jun 17, 2014; Renton, WA, USA; Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman (25) returns a punt during minicamp at the Virginia Mason Athletic Center. Mandatory Credit: Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports

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Welcome to 12th Man Rising, the Seattle Seahawks news and opinions site brought to you by the FanSided Network. 12th Man Rising is dedicated to providing top-notch Seahawks news, views and original content. This site also serves as a community for like-minded fans to come together to catch up on the latest news and to discuss their passion.

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Mitch Quesada, editor

Born and raised in Southern California, I currently live in Phoenix and attend the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University. As a Sun Devil, I am pursuing my dream of becoming a sportscaster and would love to broadcast either baseball or football for a professional franchise one day. Though I have never lived near Seattle, I have been a Seahawks fan since my cousin (#99, Matt LaBounty, DE, 1996-2001) played and I have followed the team since his retirement. I also love my Angels baseball team, reading and writing, listening to music, watching movies and talking.

Josh Davis, editor

Proud Father of two Coug-babies, Melodie & Braxtyn. Basketball officiating 10 years. Family man. Editor at AllCougdUp.com - CoEditor at 12thManRising.com #GOCOUGS #WinTheNorth #DangeRuss #SuperBowlChamps #LOB

Shaquira Speaks, Staff Writer

I love the Seahawks! I need more followers to interact with on twitter... Go ahead and make that button blue @speaknof_sports

Demian Raymond, Staff Writer

I was raised in Seattle and, accordingly, grew up watching the Mariners, Sonics, and Seahawks. I moved to California in 2000, and have since adopted the A's, Kings and, to a limited extent, the Raiders as the teams I also follow. I now live in Sacramento where I have built a wonderful family (wife and two kids).

Colin Floyd, Staff Writer

Born in AZ, raised on the greater eastside of Seattle, currently studying Communications and Journalism at Western Washington University, been a 12th Man for as long as I can remember, pursuing a long-term career in sports

Zac Snyder, administrator

Zac Snyder got hooked on the Detroit Lions after his dad took him to a Monday Night Football game against the Los Angeles Raiders in 1990. The show put on by Barry Sanders and Bo Jackson that night was only surpassed by what Zac could do with Barry in a game of Tecmo Super Bowl.

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