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Victor Alexander
LB

Victor Alexander

#9

LB

Year Senior
Height 5-10
Weight 237
Hometown Jacksonville, Fla.
Last School Trinity Christian School
Victor Alexander

Biography

2017 (Junior): Appeared in all 11 games, extending his streak of consecutive games played to 36 (every game that Georgia Tech has played since he arrived on campus in 2015) … Cracked the starting lineup for the first time in his career in the second game of the campaign (Sept. 9 vs. Jacksonville State) and remained the starter at outside linebacker for the final 10 games of the season … Led team with 60 total tackles (41 solo) … Tallied multiple tackles in all 11 games and had at least five stops in 8-of-11 contests … Recorded seven tackles (six solo) and a quarterback hurry in his debut as a starter against JSU … Notched at least five stops in seven-straight ACC games from Sept. 30-Nov. 18 … Had six tackles, including a pivotal fourth-down sack late in the third quarter of come-from-behind win over Wake Forest (Oct. 21) … Racked up a total of 21 tackles in back-to-back rain-drenched contests against Clemson (10 tackles on Oct. 28) and Virginia (career-high 11 stops on Nov. 4) … Had five tackles, including a 12-yard sack, in win over No. 17 Virginia Tech (Nov. 11).

2016 (Sophomore): Appeared in all 13 games as a backup linebacker and on special teams … Recorded 15 tackles (12 solo) … Notched multiple tackles five times, including a season-high three versus Clemson (Sept. 22) and Pittsburgh (Oct. 8) … Had 1.5 tackles for loss (0.5 vs. Vanderbilt on Sept. 17, 1.0 vs. Clemson on Sept. 22).

2015 (True Freshman): Played in all 12 games … Finished with nine tackles (six solo) and one tackle for loss … Made college debut vs. Alcorn State (Sept. 3) … Tallied two tackles and one TFL … Recorded career-high five tackles in win vs. Tulane (Sept. 12) … Made two tackles at Clemson (Oct. 10).

High School: Lettered four years for head coach Verlon Dorminey … Led Conquerors to back-to-back Class 3A state titles … Recorded 74 tackles, 17 for loss and three sacks as a senior … Named first-team all-First Coast and first-team Class 3A all-state … 2014 all-First Coast Defensive Player of the Year … 2014 Florida Times-Union Super 24 in Jacksonville … Tallied 70 tackles, 2.5 sacks and 13 tackles for loss as a junior … Earned first-team all-First Coast honors in 2013 … Registered 82 tackles, two sacks and 14 tackles for loss en route to third-team all-First Coast honors as a sophomore.

Personal: Full name is Victor Wayne Alexander II … Born July 23, 1996 … Son of Victor and Glenda Alexander … Brother, Joey Lopes, was a four-year starter as a linebacker and long snapper at Edward Waters College and had a brief stint with the NFL’s Jacksonville Jaguars in 2006 … Majoring in literature, media and communication … Spent summer of 2018 interning in Georgia Tech athletics’ video department.

 

CAREER HIGHS
Tackles: 11 at Virginia, Nov. 4, 2017
Solo Tackles:
6, three times – last at No. 7 Clemson, Oct. 28, 2017
Tackles for Loss: 1.0, four times – last vs. No. 17 Virginia Tech, Nov. 11, 2017
Sacks: 1.0, twice – last vs. No. 17 Virginia Tech, Nov. 11, 2017
Quarterback Hurries: 1 vs. Jacksonville State, Sept. 9, 2017
Pass Breakups: 1 at Virginia, Nov. 4, 2017

 

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