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#99 Ed Alexander Season 2018

Nose Tackle
Hammond, La.
High School
St. Thomas Aquinas HS

2016 SEC All-Freshman Team

Played in 31 games with seven starts during his three years at LSU … Opted to forgo senior season and entered his name into the 2019 NFL Draft … Did not play in the Fiesta Bowl … Capped career with 58 tackles, 4.5 tackles for loss and a pair of sacks.

Had his best season with the Tigers, playing in 11 games with six starts … Recorded 28 tackles, 3.0 tackles for loss and a sack … Added four quarterback hurries from his nose tackle position … Best game of career came against Alabama as he had a career-best seven tackles and a sack for a 5-yard loss against the Crimson Tide … Had four tackles in win over No. 2 Georgia … Added tackles for loss against Auburn and Texas A&M.

Played in 10 games and earned his first career start at Mississippi State … Ended the season with 17 total tackles, including three solo … Had at least one tackle in every game he appeared in … Recorded two tackles in his start against the Bulldogs … Put together back-to-back three-tackle games for LSU in wins against Arkansas and Tennessee … His first career sack came in the Citrus Bowl against Notre Dame.

Named to the SEC All-Freshman Team in 2016 … Played in 11 games, finishing with 13 tackles and 0.5 tackles for loss … Had at least one tackle in nine of the 11 games in which he appeared … Had season-highs of two tackles on four occasions (at Auburn, vs. Southern Miss, vs. Ole Miss, vs. Florida) … Tackle for loss came in win over Southern Miss … Had a solo tackle in the Citrus Bowl win over Louisville.

Powerful interior lineman who was considered one of the best defensive tackles in high school football in 2015 … Consensus four-star prospect according to ESPN, Scout, Rivals, and 247Sports … Ranked No. 74 in ESPN 300 and was listed as the sixth-best player in Louisiana by ESPN … Ranked as the No. 9 recruit in Louisiana and rated as the No. 14 defensive tackle per Rivals … Wrapped up his senior campaign totaling 25 tackles for loss and 12.5 sacks … Selected to the first team All-USA Louisiana defense and was named first team 2A all-state in 2015 … Helped team to a 12-1 overall mark and to the semifinals of the Louisiana Division III playoffs in 2015 … Participated in the 2016 Under Armour Game … Named to the Baton Rouge Advocate Super Dozen following senior season … Coached by John White.

Mother is Stephanie Pool … Born Dec. 28, 1996 … Majoring in interdisciplinary studies.

Tackles: 7 vs. Alabama, 2018
Tackles for loss: 1.0, 4 times (Last: at Texas A&M, 2018)
Sacks: 1.0, twice (Last: at Texas A&M, 2018)

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