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Aaron Alexander
Aaron Alexander

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Richmond, Va.

High School:
Henrico

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 206

Position:
WR

Birthdate:
12/12/1983

Experience:
2L


Figures to earn his share of playing time at wide receiver in 2003...made the transition from quarterback to wide receiver after five practices in the spring...caught eight passes for 136 yards (17.0 avg.) and two scores in three spring scrimmages...had four catches for 93 yards in the April 19 scrimmage, including a 60-yard touchdown strike from Drew Stanton...had three receptions for 33 yards in the April 12 scrimmage, including a 13-yard TD grab from Stanton in the right corner of the end zone...AS A FRESHMAN: Saw action in four games at quarterback (vs. Wisconsin, Michigan, Indiana and Penn State) in 2002 and played 11 minutes...sidelined for the first seven games of the season after breaking the fifth metatarsal in his left foot in the Aug. 10 practice...completed one-of-seven throws for 44 yards, with three interceptions...his one completion went for a touchdown vs. Wisconsin, rolling left to avoid the pass rush and firing a strike to Charles Rogers in the back of the end zone...rushed three times for 13 yards...played 4.5 minutes each vs. Indiana and Penn State...2001 SEASON: Redshirted...twice named Spartan Scout Team Offensive Player of the Week (vs. Central Michigan and Northwestern)...MSU BASKETBALL HIGHLIGHTS: Saw action in six games as a true freshman in 2001-02 and played four minutes...scored two points and collected two rebounds in his collegiate debut vs. Michigan...HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: PrepStar All-American...ranked among the nation's top quarterbacks by PrepStar (No. 12) and Tom Lemming (No. 24)...rated as the Mid-Atlantic Region's No. 2 quarterback by PrepStar...named to PrepStar's and SuperPrep's All-Mid-Atlantic Teams...two-time all-state QB...threw for 1,629 yards and 19 touchdowns as a 16-year-old senior...also rushed for 600 yards and nine TDs in 2000...started at quarterback for the East Team in the 2000 National High School All-Star Game in Dallas on Dec. 30 and completed eight-of-18 passes for 117 yards, including a 24-yard TD toss in the first quarter...1999 Virginia Player of the Year selection set state single-season records with 3,017 passing yards and 43 TD tosses as a junior, breaking marks previously held by North Carolina's Ronald Curry...passed for 2,121 yards and 23 TDs as a sophomore...three-year starter for Coach Brent Williams at Henrico High School in Richmond, Va....threw for 5,768 yards and 85 TDs during his prep career...also lettered in baseball, basketball and soccer...son of Florence Alexander...born Dec. 12, 1983...majoring in law and society.

Alexander's Statistics
Passing	G/GS	Att.	Comp.	Int.	Pct.	Yds.  TD  LG
2002	4/0	7	1	3	.143	44     1  44

Rushing Att. Yds. Avg. TD LG 2002 3 13 4.3 0 13