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Alex Mayes
Alex  Mayes

Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
Van Alstyne, Texas

High School:
Van Alstyne HS

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 310

Position:
OL

Major:
Applied Economics


08/20/2015

2015 Position Preview: Offensive Line

Depth and experience highlight the group of road graters and protectors.

2015 • SOPHOMORE SEASON:

2014 • FRESHMAN SEASON:
Did not see game action • missed most of the seaon with an injury • granted a sixth year of eligibility by the NCAA and now has four seasons of competition remaining and four years in which to use those seasons (2015-16, 2016-17, 2017-18 and 2018-19).

2013: Missed the seaon with an injury. 

HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Van Alstyne High School where he was an honor student • named Second Team All-State in 2011 and earned Honorable Mention All-State as a senior in 2012 • First Team All-District in 2012 • four-year starter at Van Alstyne • team reached the regional finals in 2011 • part of an offensive line that blocked for Jordan Barnes' 524-yard game in 2011, which was the fifth highest single-game rushing total in Texas high school history • also competed in basketball and track and field • coached by Mikeal Miller • earned a three-star ranking from Rivals.com and Scout.com • ranked as the No. 54 offensive tackle in the nation by Scout.com • ranked as the No. 86 offensive tackle in the nation and the No. 202 overall prospect in Texas by 247Sports.com.

PERSONAL: Born Aug. 19, 1994 • son of Allen and Lorraine Mayes • has two siblings, and younger brother Connor is a freshman offensive lineman for the Gophers • father and grandfather, Gene Mayes, played football at TCU.

MORE HEADLINES

Gopher Football Weekly Debuts August 28

8/21/2017

Gopher Football Weekly with P.J. Fleck will debut at 7 p.m. on Mon., Aug. 28 and will then air on Tuesday throughout the season.

Football Announces Game Day Themes

8/20/2017

Earlier this week the University of Minnesota showcases a commitment to improving game day by announcing new fan experiences. Each game will also have a highlighted theme.

The P.J. Fleck Show To Air On FOX 9

8/18/2017

The University of Minnesota will team up with FOX 9 to produce “The P.J. Fleck Show,” which will air at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesdays during the season.

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