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10 Alex Probert

Class: Sophomore Position: K Height: 5-9 Weight: 170 Previous School: Andover HS Hometown: Andover, Minn.

2016 (Fr.):
• Named to the Big South Presidential Honor Roll
• HERO Sports FCS Freshman All-America team (honorable mention)
• Jerry Rice Award finalist (top freshman FCS player in the country), finishing 17th in the final voting
• Big South first-team all-conference
• Big South Special Teams Player of the Week (Oct. 17)
• Big South Freshman of the Week (Oct. 31)
• Competed in and started all 11 games at kicker
• Set school record for most points scored by a freshman (78)
• Finished the season 15-for-19 on field goals (78.9 percent), including 6-for-6 on field goals 40+
• Connected on 33-of-35 PAT attempts
• Led Big South and tied for ninth nationally with 1.38 field goals made per game
• Went a perfect 7-for-7 on PAT attempts and 2-for-2 on field goals against Jacksonviile
• Kicked season-long 51-yard field goal against Robert Morris, a Liberty freshman record
• Became first Big South kicker to connect on three 45-plus yard field goals in a single game, at Kennesaw State (two 47-yard FGs and a 50-yard FG)
• Posted a 7-for-7 outing on field goals versus Monmouth
• Recorded second three-field goal game of the season, going 3-for-4 against Gardner-Webb

Prep:
• Four-year letter-winner from Andover High School
• Finished his sophomore season averaging 68.5 yards per kickoff
• Set a school record with a 46-yard field goal as a sophomore
• Seventy-nine percent of his kickoffs as a junior resulted in a touchback
• Finished his junior season with the highest kickoff average in the state of Minnesota
• Averaged 38.8 yards per punt as a junior, including a 72-yard punt
• Named the NWSCS Special Teams Player of the Year as a junior
• West Metro Special Teams Player of the Year as a senior
• Eighty percent of his kickoffs as a senior resulted in a touchback (40-of-50)
• Participated in track & field for three years

Personal:
• Son of Rich and Linda Probert
• Undecided about his major at Liberty
• Birthday is Aug. 26

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