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Alex Polito
Alex Polito

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Reading, Pa.

High School:
Governor Mifflin

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 280

Position:
Defensive Tackle

Birthdate:
05/18/1988


09/06/2015

Knappe And Company Enjoy Opening Win

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.

Year GP-GS UT AT TT SKS TFL INT PBU
2007 13-0 9 6 15 1-9 4-15 0 1
2008 10-5 2 11 13 0-0 0-0 0 1
2009 10-0 2 4 6 0-0 0-0 0 0
Career 33-5 13 21 34 1-9 4-15 0 2

ALEX POLITO'S CAREER HIGHS

Most Tackles: 4 vs. Virginia, 9/13/08