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2015 NFL DRAFT
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Alex Boston

Height: 6-3 | Weight: 262 | College: Florida State
 
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Overview

A talented junior who will open the season as a starter at defensive end opposite senior Darrell Burston … appeared in all 13 games a year ago, starting seven of them when injuries sidelined Burston and Kamerion Wimbley … has the size and strength to be next in the line of dominant pass rushing Florida State defensive ends … set career-highs in every statistical category as a sophomore, his first season of significant playing time.

2006 Season

Played in 10 games while starting seven … started the last three games of the season at left end (Western Michigan, Florida and UCLA) also made four starts at defensive tackle (Clemson, Rice, NC State and Duke) … was one of four players (also D.J. Norris, Darrell Burston and Kevin McNeil) who earned starting assignments at the left end position and one of four players to earn starting assignments at the tackle position (also Andre Fluellen, Budd Thacker and Letroy Guion) … missed three games during the season because of a sprained ankle … finished sixth on the team with six tackles for minus yardage and has 10.5 tackles for minus yardage during the first three years of his career.

2005 Season

Became a key part of the defensive front after Burston and Wimbley suffered injuries during the middle of the season … set career-highs in tackles (18), tackles for loss (4.5), sacks (1) and hurries (5) during his second participating season … started seven of the final nine games including the ACC Championship game against Virginia Tech … recorded his first career sack and had two quarterback hurries in a 38-14 over Syracuse … forced the first fumble of his career in Florida State's 41-24 victory over Wake Forest … his 4.5 tackles for loss were third best on the team among defensive ends and he registered at least half a tackle for loss in five different games … set single-game career-high in tackles for loss (2) and had three total tackles in the regular season finale at Florida … personal best four tackles came in FSU's triple overtime loss to Penn State in the Orange Bowl.

2004 Season

Saw playing time in all 12 games … recorded three tackles, a half tackle for loss and three quarterback hurries on the season … a special teams member as well as a reserve at defensive end … a two-sport athlete who spent the spring of 2004 with the Florida State baseball team as an outfielder.

2003 Season

Redshirted.

High School

A four star player by Rivals.com and the eighth rated weakside defensive end in the country … rated one of Rivals.com Southeast Top 100 and Florida Top 100 … a super pass rusher who is very quick off the ball … as a senior had 65 tackles and 12 sacks … his junior year he earned All Lakeland Ledger honors after recording 15 sacks … was also one of the top outfield prospects in the country and has a terrific arm … Team One Baseball ranks him as the No. 72 player in the nation.

Personal

Born on November 3, 1984 … majoring in social science.

 
 
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