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- Brandon Alexander
Brandon Alexander

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Birmingham, Ala.

High School:
Carver HS

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 180

Position:
Running Back

Birthdate:
11/24/1984

Experience:
1L



Redshirted in 2004, Alexander saw early season action last fall before injury sidelined him for remainder of campaign.

2005: Played in two games during the season (Troy and Rice), both Blazer victories ... ran six times for 23 yards in win over the Owls with a long run of six yards.

2004: Redshirted and did not see any action during season.

HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Carver High in metro-Birmingham ... earned to the Class 5A Super All-State team by The Birmingham News ... tabbed all-city by Birmingham News and and named by Birmingham Post-Herald to second-team Super All-Metro (all classes) honors in 2003 ... earned all-city and honorable mention all-metro honors in 2002 ... ran for over 5000 yards during his high school career including 1475 yards and 33 touchdowns as a senior ... rushed for a season-high 357 yards on 23 carries as a senior in 2003 against Mortimer Jordan ... played basketball and ran track during prep career ... coached by Tim Perry.

PERSONAL: Born Nov. 24, 1984 at Cleveland, Ohio ... son of William and Cheryl Watkins ... major is undeclared.