Depth strong on offensive front
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Hurricane represented by three on offense and two on defense
Tulsa - A two-year letterwinner and returning starter . . . has played in 21 career games and has 13 starts, all coming in the 2012 season . . . named a 2013 preseason all-Conference USA selection by the league's coaches . . . 2012 - Played in all 14 games, starting 13 contests . . . started the first two games and the last 10 contests . . . made his first career start in the season opener at Iowa State . . . did not start the Nicholls State game . . . graded over 90-percent in seven games . . . had a high grade of 95-percent in the first meeting against UCF . . . 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 2012 spring drills . . . an aggressive player with a good motor . . . thick, compact and powerful . . . played with great intensity.
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 shows are "Walking Dead" and "Sons of Anarchy" . . . lists his favorite sports movie as Remember the Titans . . . his favorite movie is Tombstone . . . lists George Strait as his favorite musician . . . favorite vacation spot is Destin, Florida . . . if he could invite any two people to dinner, they would be Bill Murray and Will Farrell . . . 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 and sports science . . . born January 9, 1991 in Voorhees, New Jersey.
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