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#54 Alex Polito

Redshirt Sophomore
Defensive Line
6-5, 280
Reading, Pa.
Governor Mifflin

A redshirt sophomore who hopes to take over for the graduated Dan Davis at starting defensive tackle.

2007: Played in all 13 games as a backup defensive tackle … Made 15 tackles on the regular season with four TFLs, one sack and a forced fumble … Made three tackles for loss, including a sack, against Wake Forest in the Meineke Car Care Bowl (Dec. 29) … Had multiple-tackle efforts against both Maine (Sept. 8) and Louisville (Oct. 19) …  Forced a fumble at Pittsburgh (Sept. 22) … Had a tackle for loss at Cincinnati (Nov. 10).

2006: Redshirted … Named the Defensive Scout Team Player of the Week prior to the Army game (Oct. 14).

High School: Named All-Berks County and All-Inter-County League at tight end as both a junior and a senior and at defensive end as a senior … Football team captain as a senior … Also lettered in track, volleyball and basketball … A district qualifier in shot put, discus and javelin who earned All-League accolades in javelin … A member of the Honor Roll throughout his high school career who had perfect attendance three years running.

Personal Profile: Alex John Polito … Born on May 18, 1988 … A marketing major.

CAREER STATISTICS

Year GP-GS UT AT TT SKS TFL INT PBU
2007 13-0 9 6 15 1-9 4-15 0 0
Totals 13-0 9 6 15 1-9 4-15 0 0

 

ALEX POLITO'S CAREER HIGHS
Most Tackles: 4, vs. Wake Forest, 12/29//07
Most TFL:      3, vs. Wake Forest, 12/29//07
Most Sacks:   1, vs. Wake Forest, 12/29//07

 













 


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