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Ben Alexander

| | College: Texas
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2007 Season

Appeared in nine games at defensive tackle … helped UT give up just 93.4 rushing yards per game (sixth NCAA) … notched seven tackles, two TFL and a pressure … posted two tackles and a TFL in his first action of the season against Rice … recorded a TFL, a pressure and a PBU versus No. 10 Oklahoma … posted two tackles at Iowa State … recorded a stop at Baylor … had a tackle against Nebraska.

2006 Season

Appeared in five games … recorded a tackle against Sam Houston State … also saw action against North Texas, Rice, Baylor and Iowa.

High School

Prep All-American who was a four-year starter, primarily at DT … totaled 302 tackles, 68 TFL, 15 sacks, four blocked kicks and four fumble recoveries for his career … a versatile two-way star who played defensive tackle, defensive end and fullback as a senior … posted 56 tackles, 16 TFL and four sacks despite missing four games due to injury … named first-team all-state … was a prep All-American as a senior … played defensive tackle, defensive end, tight end and fullback as a junior … earned all-state, all-area and all-region honors … recorded 77 tackles, 30 TFL and seven sacks … registered 16 tackles, five TFL and one sack versus Greenwood.

Played DT and TE as a sophomore … earned all-area and all-region honors … competed in wrestling as a freshman … named to the honor roll in every semester but one in high school … helped his mother in working with the mentally challenged in the summer of 2005 by assisting in meal and activity set up … participated in a food drive with Anderson Interfaith Ministries in the summer of 2004 … volunteered time as a speaker at local S.C. elementary schools … enjoys golf, tennis and fishing … played drums in middle school … father, Kim, started four years at defensive tackle for The Citadel from 1980-83.


Full name is Benjamin Grant Alexander … born Aug. 27, 1987 in Augusta, Ga. … lived in New Ellington, S.C. until age 3 … lived in Newark, Ohio, from ages 3-10 … moved to Anderson, S.C. in the fifth grade.

Latest News
05/27/2009 - SPRING MOVERS: DT Ben Alexander participated with the first string during spring drills, though the Texas staff remains concerned about the defensive interior while looking for a clear-cut answer alongside DT Lamarr Houston.

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