Husky junior captain has evolved from archer to football player.
Experienced player on the Husky defensive line that will look for playing time this year at the tackle spot.
2009: Reserve performer on the defensive line who also played special teams...saw action in 10 games this season and had six tackles....had two tackles vs. Notre Dame (Nov. 21).
2008: Started the first four games of the season at defensive tackle and saw playing time a total of 10 games ... had 13 tackles on the season with one pass breakup ... had a season-high four tackles (0-4) in win vs. Virginia (Sept. 13).
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 communication sciences major.
ALEX POLITO'S CAREER HIGHS
Most Tackles: 4 vs. Virginia, 9/13/08
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