Ed

Alexander

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Nose Tackle
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 331lbs.
Class: Junior
City/State: Hammond, La.
High School: St. Thomas Aquinas HS
Major: Interdisciplinary Studies
Experience: 2 Letters

Bio

2016 SEC All-Freshman Team

Talented defensive lineman who will be counted on for production at nose tackle … Returning to the field after sitting out the 2018 spring with an injury … Will also see action at defensive tackle when the Tigers go to a 4-3 scheme.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2017)
Played in 10 games and earned his first career start at Mississippi State … Ended the season with 17 total tackles, including three solo … Had at least one tackle in every game he appeared in … Recorded two tackles in his start against the Bulldogs … Put together back-to-back three-tackle games for LSU in wins against Arkansas and Tennessee … His first career sack came in the Citrus Bowl against Notre Dame.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2016)
Named to the SEC All-Freshman Team in 2016 … Played in 11 games, finishing with 13 tackles and 0.5 tackles for loss … Had at least one tackle in nine of the 11 games in which he appeared … Had season-highs of two tackles on four occasions (at Auburn, vs. Southern Miss, vs. Ole Miss, vs. Florida) … Tackle for loss came in win over Southern Miss … Had a solo tackle in the Citrus Bowl win over Louisville.

HIGH SCHOOL
Powerful interior lineman who was considered one of the best defensive tackles in high school football in 2015 … Consensus four-star prospect according to ESPN, Scout, Rivals, and 247Sports … Ranked No. 74 in ESPN 300 and was listed as the sixth-best player in Louisiana by ESPN … Ranked as the No. 9 recruit in Louisiana and rated as the No. 14 defensive tackle per Rivals … Wrapped up his senior campaign totaling 25 tackles for loss and 12.5 sacks … Selected to the first team All-USA Louisiana defense and was named first team 2A all-state in 2015 … Helped team to a 12-1 overall mark and to the semifinals of the Louisiana Division III playoffs in 2015 … Participated in the 2016 Under Armour Game … Named to the Baton Rouge Advocate Super Dozen following senior season … Coached by John White.

PERSONAL
Mother is Stephanie Pool … Born Dec. 28, 1996 … Majoring in interdisciplinary studies.

ED ALEXANDER’S CAREER HIGHS
Tackles: 3, Arkansas, Nov 11, 2017 (0-3); at Tennessee, Nov 18, 2017 (0-3)
Tackles for loss: 1.0, vs. Notre Dame, Jan 1, 2018
Sacks: 1.0, vs. Notre Dame, Jan 1, 2018

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Edwin Alexander - 2016 Football Signee Highlights