Ed Alexander, making an impact at FAU, both in Academia and College Football’s best
As a walk-on in 07’, Alexander not only made the team – but earned a Scholarship. He plays DB (defensive back) and is a Redshirt Senior for the 2010 season.
Alexander also holds it down, covering two positions. In addition to playing DB, last season he played Free Safety too. He also played in both Bowl games in 07’ and 08’.
Alexander played nine games in 07’, 13 in 08’ and 12 games in 09’. In 2008, he intercepted three for twenty-four yards. Alexander is from Coral Springs, Florida.
While at Coral Springs High School, he played under Bill Brown, earning honorable mention All-County for CSHS, and played the North/South game for Broward County.
If you read some examiner articles (http://www.examiner.com/), you’ll notice when FAU plays an older and more Traditional Institution, such as Nebraska or South Carolina, players who come to the fore in big moments emerge.
In 09’, Alexander made 8 tackles against Nebraska and Arkansas State. Against South Carolina, he made 9. His consistency is a hallmark, making the best use of strategy.
As a mechanical engineering major, where strategy and mathematics helps to express your ideas and plans – Alexander’s goals are clear.
They include engineering Airplane parts, and/or working in renewable energy. This is all a function of the 5-year plan for all students matriculating in the Engineering Department.
For Alexander, with making at least one tackle in all but three games, and collecting 7 tackles alone against Texas during opening day, 08’, make him a big moment player.
From 07’ till 09’, Alexander made a total of 112 tackles, with the majority coming in 09’, equaling sixty-six. His unassisted tackles all told were 69, the most coming in 09’ for 39.
All in all, Alexander has his sights in place to make an impact in the Academic and College Sports community while gracing fans, Coaches and fellow teammates with his best.