A.J. Alexander

Ohio State Buckeyes | A.J. Alexander | TE | No. 88

A.J. Alexander

A.J. Alexander was the No. 1 tight end during the spring
Vitals

Tight End
6-2 232
Redshirt Sophomore
Lake Braddock High School
Burke, Virginia

Statistics

2016

Receiving
G Rec. Yards Avg. TD Rec./G Yards/G
13 4 27 6.75 0 0.3 2.1
Kickoff Returns
G Ret. Yards Avg. TD Ret./G Yards/G
13 2 17 8.50 0 0.2 1.3
All-Purpose Running
G Rush Recv. Punt Ret. Kick Ret. Int. Ret. Plays Total Yards Yards/Play Yards/G
13 0 27 0 17 0 6 44 7.3 3.4
Yards From Scrimmage
G Rush Yards Recv Yards TD Plays Total Yards Yards/Play Yards/G
13 0 27 0 4 27 6.8 2.1

Ohio State Overview

2016 Season (Redshirt Freshman): A.J. Alexander played in all 13 games … starting once … he caught four passes for 27 yards.

Overview: Alexander is in his third season with the football program … he redshirted the 2015 season as a true freshman … coming out of high school, Alexander was described as having a “unique blend of size, power and speed” and as a result received national rankings as a tight end and wide receiver … he 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.

Recruiting Profile

2015 Class
Rivals: 3-Star NR WR
Scout: 3-Star #100 WR
247Sports: 4-Star #11 TE
ESPN: 4-Star #57 WR

 

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