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Kevin Alexander

Height: 6-3 | Weight: 262 | College: Clemson
 
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2009 Season

One of the senior leaders of the defense in 2009 … has already been a significant contributor to three Tiger defenses that have finished in the top 25 in the nation in total defense and scoring defense … started 10 games in 2008 as a junior after working behind Phillip Merling as a freshman and sophomore; Merling is now with the Miami Dolphins … veteran of 39 career games; he has never missed a game … has made 10 career starts with 730 career snaps … has at least one tackle in 26 consecutive games … co-starter at bandit end with Ricky Sapp entering August practice … has a 470-pound bench press, second-best on the team … named the most improved defensive end for the 2009 spring practice … named top performer in the weightroom among defensive ends for the 2009 spring practice … named to the Academic Honor Roll in the 2009 spring semester … high school teammate of current Tiger running back C.J. Spiller … his brother Bennie played cornerback at Florida … played high school football for Buddy Nobles, father of current Tiger Kasey Nobles.

2008 Season

Starting defensive end who started games in 2008..had 34 tackles, 13th on the team … started the first three games of the year … had a season-high-tying six tackles and two quarterback pressures against N.C. State … came off the bench for the S.C. State and Maryland games; he was a strong contributor with four tackles in 30 snaps against S.C. State and three stops in 21 snaps against Maryland … returned to the starting lineup for the Wake Forest game and played 50 snaps … defensive player-of-the-game according to the coaches against the top 25 Wake Forest team when he had six tackles, including his only two tackles for loss this season … started seven of the last eight games, including the Nebraska game in the Gator Bowl when he had two tackles, including a tackle for loss in 41 plays … played a career-high 51 snaps against South Carolina … registered at least one tackle in every game in 2008 … veteran of 39 games; he has never missed a game … has 10 career starts and 730 career snaps … has at least one tackle in 26 consecutive games … .outstanding special teams player, he had 10 special teams tackles to rank third on the team in 2008 … strongest player on the team in terms of the bench press (455) in 2008 … veteran of three bowl games, one as a starter … had one tackle in 22 snaps against #21 Auburn in 2007 Chick-fil-A Bowl.

2007 Season

Finished the season with 32 tackles, tied for 16th highest figure on the team, but tied for fifth among non-starters … had a tackle for loss against Auburn in the Chick-fil-A … had at least one tackle in every game, including four against #18 Boston College; he had his only sack of the year in that game, and it was named the Steadman Hawkins Bone-Crushing Hit-of-the-Day by the Clemson radio network … played on defensive scrimmage plays in every game and averaged 18 snaps per game … saw his most action against Furman when he played 36 snaps and had four tackles … had four tackles against Furman, Duke, and Boston College for his top tackle games of the year … had three tackles and two quarterback pressures in the season-opening win over #19 Florida State, a big game for the native of Raiford, FL … .has 48 tackles in 26 games during his career … his production doubled in terms of tackles over his freshman season … team leader in terms of special teams tackles (13), a rarity for a defensive end.

2006 Season

Reserve linebacker as a first-year freshman who played 40 snaps and was big contributor on special teams … saw most of his time on special teams; he played in all 13 games … had four tackles in 16 plays in his first career game against Florida Atlantic … had three stops against Louisiana Tech and four tackles against Temple for his other significant games … had his only tackle for loss against Temple … seven of his 16 tackles in 2007 were special-teams stops, fifth-most on the team … one of eight first-year freshmen to see action … played on defense in four of the 13 games, including on special teams in every game … played special teams only in the Music City Bowl against Kentucky.

High School

Had 282 solo tackles and 107 assists for 389 career tackles at Union County High in Florida … had 115 tackles as a senior when he also had nine sacks and five caused fumbles … all-state as a junior … his brother Bennie was a starting cornerback at Florida.

Personal

His brother Bennie started at cornerback at Florida … coached by Buddy Nobles … chose Clemson over Auburn, Louisville, Maryland, North Carolina, N.C. State, and Tennessee … born Jul. 1, 1987 … majoring in sociology.

 
 
 

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