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43 Benjamin Alexander

Class: R-Junior Position: S Height: 6-1 Weight: 185 Previous School: Penns Valley HS Hometown: Spring Mills, Pa.

 

2018 (R-So.):
• Named Liberty's Special Teams Player of the Week after the Norfolk State game
• Played in all 12 games
• Finished the season with nine tackles (five solo, four assisted)
• Recorded a single tackle against Old Dominion, North Texas, Troy, Virginia and Auburn
• Two tackles (one solo, one assisted) during Liberty's home victory over New Mexico State
• Finished the season with two tackles against Norfolk State (one solo, one assisted)

2017 (R-Fr.):
• Named to the Big South Presidential Honor Roll
• Saw playing time in 10 of 11 games
• Finished the season with six tackles (four solo, two assisted)
• Recorded a pair of tackles against St. Francis (Pa.) and Duquesne
• Recovered a fumble during Liberty's win against Indiana State
• Member of the Flames' special teams units

2016 (Fr.):
• Redshirted during the season

Prep:
• Competed for four seasons at Penns Valley High School
• Named WHVL MVP as a senior, amassing 492 receiving yards, five receiving touchdowns, two interception returns for touchdowns, and two kickoff return touchdowns
• Set school and county records as a junior with 384 rushing yards and six total touchdowns in one game
• Totaled 775 passing yards, 799 rushing yards, 11 rushing touchdowns, and 137 receiving yards during junior season

Personal:
• Son of Raymond and Joleen Alexander
• Cousin, Emma Weakland, played volleyball at Winthrop
• Cousin, Mark Weakland, plays football at The Citadel
• Cousin, Josh Weakland, played football at Slippery Rock
• Cousin, Alex Weakland, played women's basketball at Shepherd
• Business Admin: Economics major
• Birthday is May 8