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Jake Alexander
  Jake Alexander

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Jenks, Okla.

High School:
Jenks HS

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 294

Position:
Offensive Guard

Experience:
1L


Tulsa -- A returning letterwinner . . . 2011 - Played in seven games . . . did not play against UAB, Rice, UCF, UTEP, Houston and BYU . . . saw his first collegiate action against #1 Oklahoma in the season opener . . . played 14 snaps at center against OU, and played eight snaps at Tulane . . . 2010 - Sat out due to a medical red-shirt season . . . was injured during preseason drills . . . was named to the C-USA Commissioner's Academic Honor Roll in his first season . . . Overall - Moved from center to left guard in spring drills . . . had a great spring . . . has a good understanding of the scheme . . . an aggressive player with a good motor . . . thick, compact and powerful . . . a solid run blocker.

High School -- Was a four-year starter on the offensive line at Jenks High School . . . also saw limited playing time on the defensive line . . . helped lead the Trojans to the Class 6A state championship game all four years, winning the title his freshman and sophomore seasons . . . was on teams that posted a four-year record of 52-4 . . . rated as the No. 10 center in the nation and No. 13 overall prospect in Oklahoma by Rivals.com . . . was ranked 20th in the state of Oklahoma by Scout.com . . . was named the Tulsa World Metro Player of the Year and the District 6A-3 Co-Player of the Year as a senior . . . earned first-team Tulsa World all-state and all-metro accolades his senior season . . . also named to The Oklahoman all-state team . . . was named to the MaxPreps All-American Team . . . named to the Oklahoma Coaches Association East All-State Team . . . high school coach was Alan Trimble.

Personal -- Favorite TV show is "How I Met Your Mother" . . . lists his favorite sports movie as The Replacements . . . his favorite movie is Tombstone . . . his favorite NFL team is the New York Giants . . . lists George Strait as his favorite musician . . . favorite vacation spot is Destin, Florida . . . the most impressive person he's ever met is the late Reggie White . . . if he could play a role in any movie is would be as Wyatt Earp in Tombstone . . . parents are David and Kathy Alexander . . . his father is a former Tulsa offensive lineman and center for the Philadelphia Eagles and New York Jets . . . majoring in exercise sports science . . . born January 9, 1991 in Voorhees, New Jersey.