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A.J. Alexander
A.J.  Alexander

Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
Burke, Va.

High School:
Lake Braddock

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 252

Position:
TE

04/16/2016

LiFE Sports Spring Game

Ohio State Football concludes spring practice with the LiFE Sports Spring Game at Ohio Stadium on April 16, 2016.

Ohio State Overview: A.J. Alexander had an outstanding 2017 spring drills, taking all the No. 1 reps at tight end while Marcus Baugh continued his rehabilitation from shoulder surgery ... his play was a big reason the tight end position was recognized by coach Urban Meyer as the most improved unit in the spring ... later in the spring, Alexander injured his knee, had surgery and will not compete during the 2017 season ... a 13-game veteran, he will now focus on rehabilitation and continue work toward his degree in sport industry.

2016 Season (Freshman): Alexander played in all 13 games for the Buckeyes and made his first collegiate start, at Penn State ... he caught four passes for 27 yards on the season, including three receptions for 24 yards in the win over Nebraska ... he earned his first Varsity O letter.

More on A.J. Alexander was described as having a “unique blend of size, power and speed” coming out of high school and had 4-star ratings by both ESPN and 247Sports despite missing most of his senior season with a knee injury … he had six receptions and scored two touchdowns as a senior, including a 95-yard kickoff return, before the injury … he was rated as high as the No. 16 tight end nationally by ESPN and 247Sports and he was considered a Top 100 receiver by Scout … a Virginia all-state honoree in 2013 after catching 41 passes for 650 yards and seven touchdowns, plus intercepting five passes on defense … also chosen all-Metro as a junior and helped Lake Braddock to the Class 6A North Region state semifinals … second-team all-state in basketball as a junior … parents are Katrina and Anthony Alexander.

ALEXANDER'S CAREER RECEIVING STATS

YEAR G-GS REC YDS AVG. TD LG
2016 13-1 4 27 6.8 0 9
Tot. 13-1 4 27 6.8 0 9