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Earl Alexander
Earl Alexander

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Phenix City, Ala.

High School:
Central

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 207

Position:
Wide Receiver

Experience:
3L



OUTLOOK: Earl Alexander enters his senior season with plans of making an impact for Alabama's receiving corps ... has played in 39 career games with 16 catches for 213 yards ... should contend for expanded playing time with a good fall practice.

2009 (JUNIOR): Alexander played in all 14 games at wide receiver ... made four catches for 52 yards for a 13.0 yards per catch average. Virginia Tech: Played but did not record any statistics. FIU: Hauled in two passes for 20 yards with a long of 11. North Texas: Caught one pass for 11 yards and a first down. Arkansas: Played but did not record any statistics. Kentucky: Grabbed one pass for a season-best 21 yards that set up a touchdown at the end of the first half. Mississippi: Saw action but did not have a catch. South Carolina: Came off the bench but did not have a catch. Tennessee: Played but did not have a catch. LSU: Came off the bench but did not record any statistics. Mississippi State: Saw action at wide receiver but did not have a catch. Chattanooga: Came off the bench but did not record any statistics. Auburn: Saw action in the Tide's 26-21 win, but did not have a catch. Florida: Came off the bench at wide receiver but did not record any statistics. Texas: Played but did not record a catch as the Crimson Tide beat the Longhorns 37-21 to claim the national championship.

2008 (SOPHOMORE): He saw action in 12 games, missing the Tulane and Mississippi State games ... had eight receptions for 121 yards for a 15.1 yards per catch average, which ranked third on the team ... five of Alexander's eight receptions went for first downs. Clemson: He came off the bench as a reserve wide receiver ... did not have a catch and left the game with sprained ankle. Tulane: Did not dress due to a sprained ankle. Western Kentucky: Returned to action against the Hilltoppers and caught three passes for 50 yards ... the 50 yards was a career high ... broke free for a career-long 27-yard reception early in the second quarter. Arkansas: Snared two passes for a team-high 38 yards ... his 26-yard reception on Alabama's first drive set up the Tide's first touchdown. Georgia: Played but did not catch a pass in Alabama's 41-30 win. Kentucky: He played against the Wildcats but did not have a catch. Mississippi: Alexander played but did not have a catch. Tennessee: He played but did not record any statistics. Arkansas State: Alexander caught one pass for two yards in the Crimson Tide's 35-0 win over the Red Wolves. LSU: He caught one pass for 26 yards ... he fumbled the ball at the LSU 1-yard line and it bounced through the end zone for a touchback on Alabama's opening drive of the game ... sprained a shoulder on the play and saw limited action the remainder of the game. Mississippi State: Alexander did not play against the Bulldogs. Auburn: He returned to action against the Tigers, but did not record any statistics. Florida: Alexander saw extensive action in the second half but did not have any receptions. Sugar Bowl vs. Utah: Caught one pass for five yards in the 2009 Allstate Sugar Bowl against the Utah Utes.

2007 (FRESHMAN): Alexander played in all 13 games as a reserve wide receiver and on special teams units ... made his Alabama debut in the season-opener against Western Carolina after redshirting his first season in uniform ... had four catches for 40 yards on the season ... also had four tackles, including three solo stops, on special teams ... recorded all four of his catches in the 52-6 win over WCU on Sept. 1, including his season-long of 13 yards in the first quarter ... had two special teams tackles in the win over Tennessee.

2006 (REDSHIRT): Sat out the season as a redshirt.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Alexander accounted for over 1,700 yards of offense and 17 touchdowns at Central High School during his senior season ... passed for over 1,200 yards and 10 touchdowns and added 500 yards and seven touchdowns rushing ... honorable mention Class 6A All-State selection by the Alabama Sports Writers Association ... was 56-of-131 passing for 1,200 yards and 12 touchdowns and rushed for seven touchdowns en route to All-Area and All-County honors as a junior.

     
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