91 - Alex Carson
Alex Carson
Height: 6-0
Weight: 249
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Atlanta, Ga.
High School: North Atlanta
Position: DL

2008: Started all 11 games at defensive tackle ... Named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll ... Led all defensive linemen with 28 total tackles on the season, including 25 solo stops and two tackles for loss ... Made a season-best six tackles against Fordham ... Totaled five tackles against Bucknell ... Recorded four solo tackles with a tackle for loss and a pass breakup at Yale ... Posted three solo tackles against both Harvard and Colgate.

2007: Played in nine games on the defensive line, starting seven times ... Totaled 22 tackles on the year, including 15 solo stops ... Made a season-best eight tackles at Fordham ... Posted four tackles, a tackle for loss, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery at Bucknell ... Recorded four tackles against Yale ... Had two tackles and a fumble recovery against Georgetown ... Made two solo tackles at Brown.

2006: Did not see any varsity action.

High School: Earned All-City and All-Metro honors during his senior season ... Received the Coca-Cola Golden Helmet Award for outstanding accomplishment in both academics and athletics ... Totaled 57 tackles as a senior, with 12 tackles for loss ... Set a school single-season record with 16 sacks during the 2005 season ... Rushed for 537 yards and nine touchdowns as a fullback during his senior year ... Served as team captain during his junior and senior years ... Named his team’s Defensive Lineman of the Year in 2005 ... Three-time Scholar Athlete Award winner ... Also a member of the track and field team at North Atlanta.

Personal: Son of Calvin and Inez Carson ... Majoring in Studio Art.


Carson's Defensive Statistics
YEAR    GP-GS   UT   AT    TT     SACK      TFL     INT   PBU
2007      9-7   15    7    22      0-0      1-2     0-0     0
2008    11-11   25    3    28      0-0      2-3     0-0     2
TOTAL   20-18   40   10    50      0-0      3-5     0-0     2