88 A.J. Alexander

A.J. Alexander Ohio State
usaUnited States
Burke, VA
High School
Lake Braddock
Past Teams
Ohio State
2015, 2016, 2017

Post-OSU Update: After missing the 2017 season with a knee injury, A.J. Alexander transferred to Division II Slippery Rock and caught 11 passes for 89 yards and three touchdowns in 2018. As a graduate, he transferred again in 2019 to Gardner-Webb where he caught 19 passes for 155 yards and a touchdown in 2019. (updated: Dec. 2023)

Major: Sport Industry (2017), Undeclared (2016)

Weight: 252 (2017), 254 (2016), 235 (2015)

2017 Media Guide: A.J. Alexander had an outstanding 2017 spring drills, taking all the No. 1 reps at tight end while Marcus Baugh continued his rehabilitation from shoulder surgery … his play was a big reason the tight end position was recognized by coach Urban Meyer as the most improved unit in the spring … later in the spring, though, Alexander injured his knee, had surgery and will not compete during the 2017 season … a 13-game veteran, he will now focus on rehabilitation.

2016 Media Guide: A.J. Alexander is in his second season with the football program … he red-shirted the 2015 season as a true freshman and is exploring majors.

2015 Media Guide: A.J. Alexander has been described as having a “unique blend of size, power and speed” and as a result has received national rankings as a tight end and wide receiver.

High School: Alexander had 4-star ratings by both ESPN and 247Sports despite missing most of his senior season with a knee injury … he had six receptions and scored two touchdowns as a senior, including a 95-yard kickoff return, before the injury … he was rated as high as the No. 16 tight end nationally by ESPN and 247Sports and he was considered a Top 100 receiver by Scout … a Virginia
all-state honoree in 2013 after catching 41 passes for 650 yards and seven touchdowns, plus intercepting five passes on defense … also chosen all-Metro as a junior and helped Lake Braddock to
the Class 6A North Region state semifinals … second-team all-state in basketball as a junior.

Personal: Parents are Katrina and Anthony Alexander.


SeasonTeamGGSRecRec YdsRec AvgRec TDLng2 Pt ConvFumLostKRKR YdsKR AvgKR TD
2016Ohio State1314276.8090002178.50