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Alex Keith
Alex  Keith

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Columbia, Mo.

High School:
Hickman HS

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 254

Position:
DL

Experience:
4 Letters

Major:
Business and Marketing Education


10/20/2015

Under the Helmet: Alex Keith

Keith was diagnosed with Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma (ACC), which is an uncommon form of malignant neoplasm that arises within secretory glands

08/26/2015

2015 Position Preview: Defensive Live

Gophers welcome back seven defensive linemen who saw action in at least nine games from last season

08/27/2013

Gophers Release Depth Chart, Injury Report

Minnesota hosts UNLV at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 29

02/01/2012

Coach Kill Introduces 2012 Signing Class

Gophers welcome newest class of football players

10/28/2013

Gophers Beat Huskers 34-23

Minnesota reached bowl eligibility with a 34-23 win over Nebraska.

08/29/2013

Highlights: Minnesota Routs UNLV

The Golden Gophers defeated UNLV, 51-23, to kick off the 2013 season.

08/28/2014

Football vs Eastern Illinois 08.28.14

Football vs Eastern Illinois 08.28.14

11/24/2012

Football: Gophers vs. Michigan State

Gopher football game vs. Michigan State, Nov. 24, 2012 at TCF Bank Stadium

09/08/2012

Gophers vs. New Hampshire

Photos from the Gophers home opener against New Hampshire on Sept. 8, 2012.

Photo Gallery

2015 • SENIOR SEASON: Played in 12 games and started one • made 22 tackles (15 solo), including 2.5 tackles-for-loss • recorded two pass breakups. Game-by-Game: Saw action against TCU and at Ohio State, but did not record any statistics • registered two tackles at Colorado State • made five tackles, including 1.0 behind the line of scrimmage, and added two pass breakups versus Kent State • totaled four tackles, including 1.0 tackle for loss, against Ohio • recorded a tackle at Northwestern • tallied one tackle at Purdue • notched a solo tackle versus Michigan • registered two tackles at Iowa • made a tackle at defensive end versus Illinois • notched four tackles (three solo), including .5 behind the line of the scrimmage, against Wisconsin • recorded one solo tackle versus Central Michigan.

2014 • JUNIOR SEASON: Played in nine games and started one • made 12 tackles • tallied 2.5 tackles-for-loss (1.5 sacks), one forced fumble and two fumble recoveries. Game-by-Game: Made his first career start against Eastern Illinois and recorded four tackles, recovered two fumbles, forced one fumble and notched one sack before leaving the game with an injury • returned to action at Michigan • made one tackle and notched .5 sack against Northwestern • recorded two tackles and .5 tackle-for-loss against Purdue • played at Illinois and against Ohio State • assisted on one tackle at Nebraska • notched one tackle at Wisconsin • totaled three tackles and .5 tackle-for-loss against Missouri.

2013 • SOPHOMORE SEASON: Played in 12 games, missing only the Western Illinois game • registered 24 tackles, including 5.0 tackles-for-loss and 2.0 sacks • broke up one pass. Game-by-Game: Played against UNLV and made three solo tackles, which included two tackles-for-loss and one sack for a loss of 11 yards • made four tackles at New Mexico State • assisted on three tackles against San Jose State • saw action against Iowa and at Michigan • made two solo tackles at Northwestern • recorded two tackles, including one sack against Nebraska • competed at Indiana • made three tackles against Penn State • totaled three solo tackles against Wisconsin • registered two tackles at Michigan State and against Syracuse

2012 • FRESHMAN SEASON: Played in 12 games, missing only the Purdue contest • made 14 tackles, 3.5 tackles-for-loss and 1.5 sacks. Game-by-Game: Made his Minnesota and collegiate debut at UNLV and recorded one tackle • saw action against New Hampshire and made two solo tackles • had one tackle against Syracuse and at Iowa • made two solo tackles at Wisconsin • had two tackles and assisted on one sack at Illinois • made three solo tackles at Nebraska and recovered a fumble • had two solo tackles, including one sack, against Michigan State • assisted on one tackle vs. Texas Tech.

HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Hickman High School • led team to its first state playoff berth since 2004 as a senior • earned Class 6A First-Team All-State honors following the 2011 season • also an all-district selection following his senior year • second-team all-state selection as a junior • recorded 67 total tackles, including 22 tackles-for-loss and 12.5 sacks as a senior • forced five fumbles and recovered four loose balls in 2011 • saw action as a tight end/wide receiver as well during his senior season, catching five touchdown passes • had 75 tackles, 7.5 sacks, four blocked kicks and three forced fumbles as a junior • coached by Arnel Munroe.

PERSONAL: Born Nov. 20, 1993 • son of Kevin and Charity Keith.

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