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#91 Charles Alexander
Position: Defensive Tackle
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 298 lbs.
Class: Senior
Experience: 4 Letters
City/State: Breaux Bridge, La.
High School: Breaux Bridge HS
Born: 10/09/1985
Charles Alexander Bio
Courtesy: LSUsports.net (@LSUsports)
Release: 01/29/2010

CAREER
Played six years with the Tigers after NCAA granted an additional year of eligibility following 2008 season ... Played in 43 games, starting 29 times ... Finished career with 89 tackles, 6.5 tackles for losses and 4.5 sacks ... Added five QB hurries ... Missed all but one game in 2005 with an injury and then suffered a season-ending knee injury three games into the 2007 season ... Graduated in May of 2009 with a degree in general studies.

SENIOR SEASON (2009)
Started all 13 games at defensive tackle in 2009 ... Recorded 29 tackles, two tackles for loss and one sack ... Had four tackles and a sack for a 2-yard loss vs. Louisiana Tech ... Opened year with two tackles and a sack for a 1-yard loss vs. Washington ... Had four tackles against both Alabama and Vanderbilt ... Registered three tackles and one QB hurry in Capital One Bowl against Penn State ... Invited to play in the 2010 Texas vs. the Nation All-Star football game following senior season.

SENIOR SEASON (2008)
Played in 12 games with eight starts for the Tigers in 2008 ... Finished season with 24 tackles, 1.5 tackles for loss and one sack ... Missed most of fall camp and the season-opener with a sore hamstring ... Returned to action for first time since September of 2007 against North Texas in week 2 ... Top games came against Ole Miss and Alabama as he recorded four tackles in each of those contests ... Finished regular season with three tackles and one sack against Arkansas ...  Picked up three tackles -- two solo, one assisted -- against Troy ... Started at left tackle on the defensive line against Florida and finished with one solo tackle ... Got the start against Mississippi State and finished with a season-high three assisted tackles ... Started against Auburn and recorded one tackle ... Finished with two tackles against North Texas.

JUNIOR SEASON (2007)
Started first three games at defensive tackle alongside All-American Glenn Dorsey before an injury to his right knee the week of the South Carolina game sidelined him for the rest of the year ... In three games, recorded six tackles and had a pair of quarterback hurries ... Made a career-high tying four tackles against Middle Tennessee State ... Had one tackle against both Mississippi State and Virginia Tech.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2006)
Played in a total of 13 games with six starts ... Started final six games of season, including LSU's 41-14 win over Notre Dame in the Sugar Bowl ... Recorded 28 tackles, including three for losses, and 2.5 sacks on the year ... Turned in a career-high four stops three times -- against Louisiana-Lafayette, Fresno State and Ole Miss ... Recorded sacks in the Tigers' wins over Tulane and Ole Miss ... Had three tackles and a half sack against Tennessee.

REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (2005)
Battled foot and ankle injuries most of the season ... Saw action against Arizona State in the season opener, recording one tackle in the 35-31 LSU victory ... Injured foot in practice a week later and missed the rest of the regular season ... Dressed out against Georgia in the SEC Championship game and then against Miami in the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl but didn't see action in either contest.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2004)
Played in two games for LSU in 2004 ... Played against Arkansas State and Mississippi State ... Had one tackle vs. Mississippi State. 

HIGH SCHOOL
First-team 4A all-state and named to the Baton Rouge Advocate Super Dozen and to the New Orleans Times-Picayune's Top 20 Blue-Chip list ... Named District 4-5A Defensive MVP after having a stellar senior season ... Made 111 total tackles, including six for losses and five sacks in 2003 ... Earned first-team all-district honors junior and senior seasons ... Recorded 80 tackles and 10 sacks as a junior ... Former high school teammates with former Tigers Jessie Daniels and Jonathan Zenon ... Coached by Mike Mowad.

PERSONAL
Full name is Charles Gabriel Alexander ... Born on Oct. 9, 1985, in Lafayette ... Parents are Gerald and Shirley Alexander ... Has two brothers, Craig and Reginald, and a sister, Yolanda ... Nickname is Cheese ... Goal is to play in the NFL and/or to become a football coach.

CAREER HIGHS
Total tackles: 4, eight times
Tackles for loss: 1, five times
Sacks: 1, four times (Last: vs. La. Tech, 2009)
Interceptions: 0

ALEXANDER’S CAREER DEFENSIVE STATS

 

 

Year
G-GS
UT
AT
TT
TFL
Sacks

PBU

QBH

INT

FF

FR

2004

2-0
0
1
1
0-0
0-0
0
0
0
0
0

2005

1-0
1
0
1
0-0
0-0
0
0
0
0
0

2006

12-5

11

17

28

3-10

2.5-7

0

1

0

0

0

2007

3-3
3
3
6
0-0
0-0

0

2

0

0

0

2008

12-8
5
19
24
1.5-4
1-3
0
1
0
0
0

2009

13-13
10
19
29
2.0-3
1-2
0
1
0
0
0

Totals

43-29
30
59
89
6.5-17
4.5-12

0

5

0

0

0
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