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#48 Donnie Alexander
Position: Linebacker
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 215 lbs.
Class: Junior
Experience: 2 Letters
City/State: New Orleans, La.
High School: Edna Karr HS
Major: Human Science & Education
Born: 11/10/1995
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Donnie Alexander Bio
Courtesy: LSUsports.net (@LSUsports)
Release: 04/26/2016

Third-year linebacker that will be called on to contribute this year … Has primarily seen action on special teams coverage units during his first two years with the Tigers … Aggressive linebacker with tremendous quickness who has great ball pursuit … Came out of spring listed behind senior Duke Riley at one of the two inside linebacker positions for the Tigers.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2015)
Played in 12 games with one start … First start of career came in place of Deion Jones in win over Syracuse … Had one tackle in road win over Syracuse … Saw most of his action on special teams … Recorded 12 total tackles … Had career-best three tackles in wins over Eastern Michigan and Western Kentucky … Recovered a fumble on kickoff coverage in third quarter against Ole Miss that led to an LSU touchdown six plays later that pulled the Tigers to within 24-17.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2014)
Played in 12 games with most of his action coming on special teams as a true freshman in 2014 … One of 17 true freshmen to see game action for LSU … Played in every contest except for the Florida game … Finished with one tackle, which came in road win over Texas A&M … Backup linebacker on defense for the Tigers.

HIGH SCHOOL
Rated a four-star prospect by ESPN.com … A composite three-star recruit by 247Sports.com and ranked as the 19th overall outside linebacker prospect by ESPN.com … Finished his senior season with 97 tackles, six sacks and two interceptions … Racked up 137 tackles as a junior … Participated in the Offense-Defense All-American Bowl … Ranked as the 17th best prospect in Louisiana by ESPN and the No. 22 Louisiana prospect by 247Sports … A member of the ESPN 300 … Honored on The Baton Rouge Advocate Second Dozen … Coached by Nathaniel Jones.

PERSONAL
Parents are Nicole Charles and Donnie Alexander, Sr. … Born Nov. 10, 1995 … Majoring in engineering.

CAREER HIGHS
Total tackles: 3, twice (First: vs. Eastern Michigan, 2015; Last: vs. Western Kentucky, 2015)
Tackles for loss: 0
Sacks: 0

ALEXANDER'S CAREER DEFENSIVE STATS

Year
G-GS
UT
AT
TT
TFL
Sacks
PBU
QBH
INT
FF
FR
2014 12-0
0
1 1
0-0
0-0
0 0 0-0 0
0-0
2015 12-1 6 6 12 0-0 0-0 0 0 0-0 0 1-0
Totals
24-1
6
7
13
0-0
0-0
0
0
0-0
0
1-0
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