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Alex Willcox

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
West Des Moines, IA

High School:
Valley HS

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 280

Position:
DL

Birthdate:
05/22/1985

Hawk-Item - - Withheld from contact during spring practice due to medical reasons.

2005 - - Listed as co-second team defensive tackle following spring practice . . . started at tackle in opening win over Ball State, but had no tackles . . . started at tackle at Iowa State, recording two assisted tackles . . . started at tackle in win over Northern Iowa, recording one tackle . . . saw action at Ohio State, recording one assisted tackle . . . did not see action in win over Illinois due to injury . . . returned to action in win at Purdue, recording two solo tackles . . . saw action in win over Indiana, recording one solo tackle and three assisted tackles . . . saw action vs. Michigan, recording one solo tackle and two assisted tackles . . . did not see action at Northwestern due to injury and also missed final two wins over Wisconsin and Minnesota . . . did not see action in Outback Bowl vs. Florida, due to injury.

2004 Honors - - Academic all-Big Ten . . . 2004 - - listed as second team defensive tackle following spring practice . . . played in eight games, recording three tackles . . . saw action in opening win over Kent State . . . recorded two assists as defense held Kent State to -13 rushing yards and 110 yards total offense . . . saw action in win over Iowa State, but had no statistics . . . saw action at Arizona State, recording one assisted tackle . . . did not see action at Michigan . . . saw action in win over Michigan State, but had no statistics . . . saw action in win over Ohio State as defense held OSU to 177 yards total offense, but had no statistics . . . did not see action in win at Penn State . . . saw action in win at Illinois, but had no statistics . . . saw action in win over Purdue, but had no statistics . . . saw action in win at Minnesota, but had no statistics . . . did not see action in win over Wisconsin . . . did not see action in Capital One Bowl win over LSU.

2003 - - Redshirted.

High school honors - - Senior season honors include Des Moines Register Elite first team all-state, 2002 Conference Defensive Player of the Year, first team all-conference and team captain... selected to the 2003 Shrine Bowl . . . earned first team all-conference accolades as a junior . . . Career - - started on both offense and defense as a senior . . . helped prep team win state title as a senior after advancing to the semi-finals his sophomore year . . . totaled 194 tackles and four fumble recoveries during three-year varsity career . . . recorded 63 solo tackles, 15 for loss, and assisted on 28 tackles for a total of 91 tackles during senior season . . . combined for 66 tackles, 40 solo, as a junior and set school record with three fumble recoveries in one game . . . totaled 37 tackles during sophomore season.

Personal - - Born 5/22/85 . . . psychology major . . . parents are Lindsay and Brad Willcox . . . attended same high school as TE Mike Follett . . . high school coach was Gary Swenson.

Willcox's Collegiate Stats

Defense Solo Ast. Total T/Loss Sacks In-Yd. QBH PBU FF RF
Freshman 0 3 3 0/0 0/0 0-0 0 0 0 0
Sophomore 4 9 13 0/0 0/0 0-0 0 0 0 0
Career 4 12 16 0/0 0/0 0-0 0 0 0 0
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