North Texas vs. Tulsa - September 16, 2006 (Photos by Walt Beazley & Associated Press)
Tulsa-- A two-year letterwinner . . . has played in 26 career games and has 15 career starts . . . has 161 career tackles, including 90 solos and 8.5 stops for -28 yards . . . has eight career pass breakups and four interceptions . . . 2005--Was ineligible for the regular season . . . was eligible for the AutoZone Liberty Bowl . . . had six tackles and one stop for -1 yard against Fresno State . . . 2004 -- Missed the 2004 season due to suspension . . . 2003 --Played and started in all 13 games at the bandit position . . . earned second-team all-WAC accolades . . . was Tulsa's leading tackler with 121 tackles and added 7.5 stops for -27 yards and two sacks for -14 yards . . . also added six pass breakups and three interceptions . . . had five double-figure tackle games . . . had a career-best 15 stops vs. San Jose State . . . also had 11 tackles vs. Hawaii and had 10 stops each against Boise State, UTEP and Rice . . . against UTEP, he had 10 stops, two tackles for -14 yards, one interception, two pass breakups and one sack for -11 yards . . . was named the WAC Defensive Player of the Week for his nine stops and one interception for 18 yards against Texas State . . . 2002 -- Was one of four true freshmen to earn a letter . . . played in all 12 games and started the final two contests at free safety . . . saw extensive playing time in the final three games . . . was credited with 34 tackles including 23 solos . . . totaled 21 tackles in the last three games of the season . . . had a season-best eight tackles and an interception against Fresno State . . . also added seven stops vs. SMU and six tackles against San Jose State . . . Overall -- Made steady progress and became more comfortable as spring drills continued . . . a very athletic and explosive player . . . has great size . . . has shown his ability to be a playmaker.
High School -- A two-year letterwinner and starter at Plano High School . . . ranked 62nd on the Dallas Morning News all-area top-100 list . . . was a tailback and free safety in high school . . . also saw playing time at linebacker his senior season . . . ranked among the top-10 strong safeties nationally by Max Emfinger's Blue Chip Recruiting . . . rushed for 1,230 yards and 12 touchdowns as a senior tailback . . . had 1,150 yards and nine TDs his junior season . . . was a two-time first-team all-district performer . . . earned all-city and all-area team accolades as a senior . . . high school coach was Gerald Brence.
Personal -- Favorite NFL team is the Dallas Cowboys . . . favorite NFL player is Sean Taylor . . . lists "Tom and Jerry" as his favorite TV show . . . lists the Dallas Mavericks as his favorite professional sports team . . . his favorite college stadium is Arkansas' Razorback Stadium . . . his brother, Lavan III, played two seasons of football at Grambling . . . parents are Lavan and Thelma Alexander . . . majoring in communication . . . born January 1, 1984 in Dallas, Texas.
Alexander's Career Statistics Defense G UT AT Tot Loss Sack FR FF PBU Int 2002 (Fr) 12 23 11 34 0/0 0/0 0 1 2 1 2003 (So)13 65 56 121 7.5/-27 2/-14 2 1 6 3 2004 Red-shirt 2005 (Jr) 1 2 4 6 1/-1 0/0 0 0 0 0 Totals 26 90 71 161 8.5/-28 2/-14 2 2 8 4
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