Alex has been a regular starter on the offensive line the last two seasons ...
follows in the footsteps of his father, Jay, who lettered as a tight end for the Jackrabbits
from 1984-87 ... two-time member of the Missouri Valley Football Conference
Honor Roll for academics
Started nine of 11 games at guard, including first six
contests of season
Played in all 11 games and started six of the final
seven games of the season at left guard ... earned first collegiate start in
Beef Bowl victory over Western Illinois ... shared team’s Offensive Player of
the Week honors in game at North Dakota State
Earned Class AA all-state recognition, as well
as Brookings Register Player of the Year and Sioux Falls Argus Leader Elite 45
honors in 2008 under the direction of Brookings High School coach Gary Maffett
... was selected to play in the 2009 South Dakota Football All-Star Game ...
also competed in basketball and baseball at the prep level, earning all-region
honors in baseball ... Brookings High School scholar-athlete honoree