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Chad Alexander

Height

5-6

Weight

190 lbs.

Class

RS-Jr.

Hometown

New Orleans, La.

Previous School

Landry-Walker HS

EXP

*2VL-RS

Academics: Named Mountain West All-Academic in 2020.

2021 (Redshirt Sophomore Season): Played in the first seven games of the season, missing the final five … rushed for 41 yards on nine carries, adding three kickoff returns for 53 yards and three punt returns for 27 yards … also caught six passes for 12 yards … had a season-high 19 yards rushing against UTEP, with a season-long rush of eight yards … had two catches in three games, against New Mexico State, Texas A&M and Air Force … returned two punts for 18 yards against UTEP, and added a season-best kickoff return of 20 yards in that game.

2020 (Redshirt Freshman Season): Played in six games, serving as a kick returner and running back … averaged 15.6 yards per return on 10 returns … also rushed three times for 14 yards and caught five passes for 10 yards … had five kickoff returns for 79 yards with a long of 21 yards against Utah State … had two returns with a season-best 22 yarder against Fresno State … rushed the ball twice for 11 yards against Nevada … caught a career-high four passes against Air Force.

2019 (Freshman Season): Played in four games and redshirted the season … saw action in three games as a kick returner, returning four kickoffs for an average of 18.5 yards per return with a long of 26 … also rushed five time for 25 yards against Air Force with a long of seven yards.

High School: Lettered in football at Landry-Walker High School for coach Emanuel Powell, and also lettered in track … rushed for 1,084 yards on 118 carries with 17 rushing touchdowns as a senior for Landry-Walker … also had a 70-yard kickoff return for a touchdown … scored double-digit touchdowns as a junior … helped win a 5A state title as a sophomore in 2016.

Personal: Full name is Chad Terrell Alexander … birthday is October 26, 1999 … majoring in communications.