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Alexander Bridge
89   Alexander Bridge

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Los Alamos, N.M.

High School:
Los Alamos HS

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 205

Position:
Punter

Experience:
SQ


Tulsa -- A returning squad member . . . was one of several true freshmen to red-shirt during the 2005 season . . . was a Conference USA Academic Medalist for two straight years . . . a walk-on athlete . . . a hard worker . . . provides depth to the place-kicking position.

High School -- Was a three-year letterwinner at Los Alamos High School . . . started at middle linebacker for three years and at center his senior season . . . also handled the punting chores . . . had career totals of 300 tackles, six fumble recoveries and four forced fumbles . . . averaged 43.0 yards per punt in his prep career . . . was credited with 100 tackles and a 41.0 yard punting average as a senior . . . earned first-team Class 4A all-state honors as a punter his junior and senior seasons . . . was a second-team all-state selection as a linebacker and center his senior season . . . also earned first-team all-district merits for three seasons as a punter . . . also lettered two years each in baseball and track . . . was the state runner-up in the javelin as a senior . . . high school football coach was Bob Scott.

Personal -- Favorite movie is A River Runs Through It . . . his favorite TV show is "The Simpsons" . . . lists the Minnesota Vikings as his favorite NFL team . . . the Minnesota Twins is his favorite professional sports team, while Twins catcher Joe Mauer is his favorite pro athlete . . . favorite musical group is Led Zeppelin . . . his favorite NFL player is Brian Urlacher . . . his favorite sport to play and watch other than football is baseball . . . enjoys fly-fishing and camping . . . the three words that he uses to best describe himself are "polite, dedicated and hard-working" . . . named to the President's List for three semesters . . . parents are Art Bridge and Meredith Coonley . . . majoring in petroleum engineering.