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#9 Donovan Alexander
Position: Defensive Back
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 181
Year: Senior
Hometown: Winnipeg, Man.
High School: St. Paul's High School
Donovan Alexander
Courtesy: UND Athletics Media Relations
Release: 01/22/2007

Entering third season as UND’s starting right cornerback.

Career: Ranks seventh all time at UND with 23 career pass breakups.

2006 (Junior): Selected by the Montreal Alouettes in the third round (23rd overall) of the Canadian Football League Canadian Draft ... Earned All-NCC second team honors ... Named to NCC Commissioner’s Academic Honor Roll ... Started all 13 games and ranked second on the team in solo tackles (54), total tackles (68) and pass breakups (11), all career highs ... His 11 pass breakups rank tied for ninth all-time on UND’s single-season list ... Tied for sixth in the NCC in passes defended (0.92 per game) with 11 breakups and one interception ... Twice registered a UND season-high 10 tackles ... Had 10 tackles (six solo, four assisted) at Northern Iowa (Sep. 9) and 10 tackles (all solo) against South Dakota (Nov. 11) ... Led the team in tackles three times ... Nabbed his fourth career interception against South Dakota (Nov. 11) ... Also had 10 solo tackles, one tackle-for-loss and two pass breakups in that game ... Earned third letter.

2005 (Sophomore): Started all 13 games and ranked fifth on the team with 39 total tackles and sixth with 27 solo stops ... Had a team-high nine pass breakups ... Had a career-high two interceptions ... Had a career-high six tackles at Winona State (Sep. 10) to go along with an interception and a fumble recovery ... Was named NCC Co-Defensive Player of the Week following the Winona State game ... Led all players with four pass breakups in UND’s NCAA second round playoff game at Grand Valley State (Nov. 19) ... Earned second letter.

2004 (Freshman): Played in all 14 games as a freshman and made 12 total tackles (seven solo) ... Recorded his first career interception at Augustana (Sept. 25) ... Recovered a blocked punt for a touchdown at Nebraska-Omaha (Oct. 30) ... Earned first letter.

2003: Redshirt season.

Before UND: A 2003 graduate of St. Paul’s High School ... Team MVP as a senior and junior ... Named rookie of the year as a freshman ... Two-year selection to the Winnipeg Sun Top-10 Honor List.

Personal: Majoring in communication ... Son of Derek and Marilyn Alexander.

CAREER STATISTICS

 Year 

 GP-GS

 UT

 AT

 TT

 TFL

 INT

 PBU

 RF

 FF

 QBH

 Sacks

 2004

14-0

7

5

12

0.0

1

3

0

0

0

0.0

 2005

13-13

27

12

39

2.5

2

9

1

0

0

0.0

 2006

13-13

54

14

68

1.0

1

11

0

0

0

0.0

 Totals

40-26

88

31

119

3.5

4

23

1

0

0

0.0