2015 NFL DRAFT

Alex Hoffman-Ellis, OLB

School: Washington State  |  Conference: PAC12
College Experience: Senior  |  Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
Height/Weight: 6-1 / 232 lbs.
Projected Ranking
OverallPositionProj. Rnd.
189185-6
2011 Season
Led the Cougars with 88 total tackles, including 11 tackles for loss. Two sacks and an interception.
2010 Season
Earned a varsity letter after starting all 12 games at linebacker...named to Phil Steele's All-Pacific-10 Conference third team...finished second on the team with 81 tackles, 55 solo, with five being for loss including two sacks...recorded two interceptions, four pass break-ups and two forced fumbles...finished 16th among Pacific-10 tacklers...had four tackles, three solo, including a sack at Oklahoma State...recorded five tackles and an interception against Montana State...made nine tackles, six solo, at SMU...had an interception against USC...made a season-high 11 tackles, seven solo, at UCLA...earned Cougar Defensive Player of the Week accolades after recording eight tackles, a sack and a forced a fumble against Oregon...had eight tackles against Arizona and Arizona State...shared Cougar "Big Play" honors after registering five tackles and a pass breakup in the win at Oregon State...had seven tackles at Stanford and against Washington.
2009 Season
Earned a varsity letter after appearing in 11 games...started nine games on the season at both middle linebacker and outside linebacker...started his first-career game against Hawaii (MLB), and was entrenched there for most of the season...started four-straight games prior to missing the Arizona State game with an illness...returned to the line-up the following week against California, before moving to OLB against OSU...started WSU's season finale against Washington at MLB...registered a team-high 84 tackles on the season (55 solo), including 4.5 tackles-for-loss and one sack...had three games with double-digit tackles: 15 against Oregon State (nine solo), 12 against Notre Dame (six solo) and 10 against USC (seven solo)...had two TFLs against Hawaii...returned lone interception of the season 52 yards for a touchdown against SMU...forced one fumble, recovered one fumble, had two quarterback hurries and recorded a pass break-up. SOPHOMORE (2008): Joined the team in August, 2008, after transferring from Moorpark College in Southern California.
High School
Lettered once each in football, track and field, baseball and basketball...was team captain of the football team...started at middle linebacker, tight end and punter in first season playing football...recorded 70 tackles, four sacks and one forced fumble...garnered squad's "Most Outstanding Hustle" award...started for the basketball team after joining eight games into the season...team went to City Invitational Division Championship...started in the outfield for school's baseball team...city qualifier in the long jump, triple jump and shot put in first competitive season in track and field...city finalist in the triple jump...member of the gold medal-winning US National Team (15-16 year olds) for the Maccabi International Games (basketball).
 
 
 

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