Position
Guard
Height
6'5
Weight
205 lbs.
Class
Freshman
Hometown
Phoenix, Ariz.
High School
St. Mary's HS

2010 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2009 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2007 SEC Academic Honor Roll

SENIOR SEASON (2009-10)
Dislocated his left kneecap in scrimmage at Houston prior to the start of the season (11/16) … Had surgery and was able to start and play four minutes in the senior night final game of the regular season at home against Georgia (3/6).

JUNIOR SEASON (2008-09)
Equaled his career high of 11 points from last year in the second game of the season, vs. Alcorn State (11/20) … Played 22 minutes, hitting 4-of-10 field goals, including two treys with three assists and two blocks … Career rebound high of six versus Southeastern Louisiana (1/3) … Three career double figure scoring games … Scored eight against Grambling State (12/13), playing 20 minutes, again hitting two treys … Season high three assists three times … Season best three steals at Utah (1/3) … Two blocks three times on the season, four times in his career … Had his best year at the free throw line, hitting 13-of-18 (72.2 percent), and best year at the three-point arc, hitting 7-of-22 (31.8 percent).          

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2007-08)
Started 14 games and played 27 total … Averaged 17.6 minutes per game … Finished the season averaging 3.0 points per game and 1.7 rebounds … Hit for double figures twice – a career best of 11 at home against Arkansas (1/26) and 10 in the season finale in the SEC Tournament against South Carolina (3/13) … Against Arkansas hit 5-of-10 field goal attempts, with one trey, while hitting 3-of-6 against South Carolina, with two treys and two free throws …. For the season hit seven treys … Season best of five rebounds against Auburn (1/16) and four vs. Mississippi State (1/9) and South Carolina (3/13) … 14 starts came over the last 15 games, including the last 12, where he averaged almost 23 minutes a game.

REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (2006-07)
Played in 14 games, totaling 86 minutes, averaging 1.3 points and 1.0 rebounds a game … Farrer played double-figure minutes four times … Second season-best five points versus Nicholls State (11/17) and McNeese (11/29).

FRESHMAN SEASON (2005-06)
Redshirted but was able to practice with the team during the season.

PRIOR TO LSU
Farrer averaged 17.5 points, 9.2 rebounds and three blocked shots a game for a st. Mary’s team that was 24-7 and advanced to the Arizona Class 5A State Championship game … Also played first base for the baseball team … Second team all-region as a junior and first team all-region as a senior … All-State honorable mention as a senior.

PERSONAL
Born on Dec. 10, 1986, in Phoenix … Full name is Alex Joseph Farrer … Parents are Robert and Pam Farrer … Dan played college baseball … Two older brothers, Andrew and Rob, and one older sister, Julie … Business administration major … Favorite food is Mexican while favorite actors are Denzel Washington and Jamie Foxx … Favorite NBA team is Houston and favorite player is NBA star/Olympian Chris Paul of the New Orleans Hornets.

Top Career Performances
Points – 11, twice
Rebounds – 6, vs. Southeastern Louisiana, 1/3/09
Field Goals Made – 4, twice
3PT Field Goals Made – 2, three times
Free Throws Made – 4, twice
Assists – 6, at Florida, 2/13/08
Blocks – 2, four times
Steals – 4, vs. Tennessee, 2/9/08
Minutes Played – 34, vs. Auburn, 1/16/08

Top Career Scoring Games
1. 11 — vs. Alcorn State, 11/20/08
1. 11 — vs. Arkansas, 1/26/08
3. 10 — vs. South Carolina, 3/13/08
4. 8 — vs. Grambling State, 12/13/08
4. 8 – vs. Auburn, 1/16/08
6. 7 – at Vanderbilt, 1/19/08
7. 6 – vs. Kentucky, 2/16/08
8. 5 – five times

 

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