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Alex Villarreal
92  Alex Villarreal

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Hidalgo, Texas

Last College:
Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 300

Position:
DL

Experience:
TR

11/15/2014

UTEP Football vs North Texas

Photo Gallery by Michael Patrick Reese

2014 (JUNIOR): Participated in 10 contests ... recorded 11 tackles (5s/6a) ... registered career-high four tackles in win against North Texas ... tallied three solo tackles at Kansas State ... notched a tackle each at New Mexico, at LA Tech, at UTSA and against Southern Miss.

PRIOR TO UTEP: Started two seasons at Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College ... had best season in 2012 where he helped the Golden Norsemen to their best record ever (9-3) ... a three-star recruit on Rivals.com ... received All-Southwest Junior College Football Conference honorable mention ... started all 12 games as he tallied 80 tackles (33 solo) and two sacks ... hit double-digit tackles twice during freshman season ... notched a season-best 16 stops (six solo) against Navarro College and tallied 11 tackles, also against Navarro College ... started all nine games in 2013 ... recorded 46 tackles (18 solo), one fumble recovery and two forced fumbles ... posted a season-best nine stops against Kilgore College ... signed with Oklahoma State in 2011 after senior season at Hidalgo High School where he recorded 10 sacks and had 12 tackles for loss ... in 2010 was a Scout three-star recruit ... was named first team All-District, third team Dave Campbell's Super Team, third team Texas Football Magazine Super Team and Texas Football Magazine Top 25 Defensive Lineman.

PERSONAL: Son of Deanna.