2015 NFL DRAFT

Frank Alexander, DE

School: Oklahoma  |  Conference: BIG12
College Experience: Senior  |  Hometown: Baton Rouge, LA
Height/Weight: 6-4 / 270 lbs.
Projected Ranking
OverallPositionProj. Rnd.
244207
2011 Season
Senior has 29 career starts at defensive end ... led all returners with seven sacks in 2010 ... picked off first career pass vs. Tulsa ... wore No. 12 vs. Florida State ... collected a career high three sacks vs. Texas along with a fumble recovery and a forced fumble that was returned for an OU TD ... named the Walter Camp National Defensive Player of the Week following the performance ... has a sack in six games and a half sack in a seventh this season ... now has 20.5 career sacks, seventh best in Oklahoma history ... has 43 career tackles for loss, eighth-best total in OU history ... has 14.5 tackles for loss over the last seven games ... had 3.5 tackles for loss at Baylor.
2010 Season
Starter at defensive end in nine games ... second on the team with 13 tackles for loss and seven sacks ... also broke up three passes and forced a fumble during the season ... had a career-high four tackles for loss vs. Nebraska including two sacks and a forced fumble ... racked up three TFLs vs. Iowa State ... led position group with seven tackles vs. Air Force and Iowa State.
2009 Season
Was used extensively in three-man rotation at defensive end before taking over starting duty for an injured Auston English in game 10 (Texas A&M) ... took a fumble back three yards for a TD vs. Idaho State ... career-high two tackles for loss against Nebraska ... forced a fumble against Texas A&M.
2008 Season
Involved in September 2008 altercation at private party where crashers acted violently when denied entrance; suffered serious and head injuries, was not charged with any crime. All-Big 12 honorable mention by the AP ... recorded 21 total tackles on the year, including a career-high six tackles in Big 12 Championship victory over Missouri ... five stops in the national championship game, including one for loss ... forced a fumble against Kansas State ... recovered fumbles in home wins versus Nebraska and Texas Tech ... also notched four TFLs and 3.5 sacks on the year, including 1.5 each in the Big 12 Championship.
High School
No. 8 weak side defensive end of 2007 (Rivals.com). No. 10 player overall in Louisiana Top 40 of 2007 (Rivals.com). No. 32 tight end in the country (Scout.com). Had 76 tackles and a team-leading 13 sacks his senior year ... four year starter ... also saw time on offense as a tight-end ... named first-team all-state ... selected for all-district and all-metro teams ... chosen to the East Meets West All-American game ... all-district on both sides of the ball his junior season.
Personal
Bench presses 315 and squats 430 pounds ... runs a 4.7 40-yard dash ... parents: Frank and Juanita Alexander ... coached by Michael Roach ... born Dec. 17, 1989.
 
 
Latest News
04/30/2012 - A closer look at the Panthers' picks: Round 4/103 -- Frank Alexander, DE, 6-4, 270, Oklahoma...Has shown good pass-rush ability (15.5 sacks last two years), and is known as a hard worker and solid character guy, with long arms and all the physical traits you're looking for. Has a chance to contribute in a thin group. - The Sports Xchange

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