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2008 Football Roster


Alex Suber

Class: r-Jr.
Position: DB
Height: 5-9
Weight: 165 pounds
Previous School: Thomas Jefferson
Hometown: Tampa, FL

2008: Played and started in seven games ... Ended the year with 26 tackles, a sack, 1.5 tackles for loss, two interceptions, four pass breakups, and a blocked kick ... Was in on 538 total snaps, including a season-best 102 at Kentucky ... Earned eight winning grades from the coaches ... Voted the most improved cornerback during the spring ... Collected five tackles and his first career full sack against Troy ... Had three tackles to go along with an interception in the corner of the endzone with less than three minutes to play to seal the victory over Maryland ... Was named Sun Belt Conference Defensive Player of the Week for his play against the Terps which included holding All-ACC receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey to three catches ... Had a pass breakup and blocked his first career kick when he rejected a Kentucky field goal with 20 seconds to play while playing a team-high 102 snaps ... Registered a pass breakup and two stops at Arkansas State ... Collected five tackles and a pass breakup in win over FAU ... Had five tackles, a pass breakup, and an interception that he returned 60 yards against FIU while leading the team with 84 snaps ... Turned in four tackles at Louisville but suffered a broken jaw and was lost for the season.

2007: Named honorable mention All-Sun Belt by the league's coaches and media ... Played in all 12 games and had 11 starts ... Was second on the team with a personal-best 59 tackles ... Also added 7.5 tackles for loss, an interception, five pass breakups, three forced fumbles, and two fumble recoveries ... Led the Blue Raiders with 23 tackles on passing plays ... Earned the Most Improved Strength Training award for cornerbacks following spring practice ... Started at right corner against FAU and had four tackles, a fumble recovery, and a pass breakup ... Led the Blue Raiders with 83 total snaps played at Louisville and responded with three tackles and a pass breakup ... Had five tackles to go along with a forced fumble and a recovery against No. 2 LSU ... Collected three tackles including two for loss of yards against WKU ... Added four tackles including 1.5 tackles for loss and a forced fumble in win over FIU ... Had six tackles and a pass breakup against Virginia ... Tallied six tackles, a pass breakup, and a half sack in win over Memphis ... Had two tackles and a forced fumble against ASU ... Came up with four stops and a tackle for loss at North Texas ... Turned in a career-best 11 tackles to go with two tackles for loss and his first career interception at ULM ... Had two tackles and a pass breakup against ULL ... Led the Blue Raiders with nine tackles at Troy.

2006: Competed in 11 games and earned four starts as a defensive back ... Had 17 tackles on the season ... Did not compete in any contact drills during spring practice while recovering from a knee injury ... Did not play in opener against FIU due to an injury and saw action in just one special teams play at Maryland ... Moved to the secondary following the Maryland game ... Did not play against Tennessee Tech ... Had four plays in the secondary at Oklahoma, two against North Texas, and six (10 total) against Louisville ... Made his first collegiate start on defense as a fifth defensive back in the win at Louisiana-Monroe and responded with two tackles ... Played 50 total snaps at ULM and earned a "winning performance" from the coaches on defense and special teams ... Made his second straight start in the secondary at Louisiana-Lafayette and was awarded another "winning performance" after tallying two tackles and a tipped ball that led to a Damon Nickson interception ... Had a personal-best four tackles against FAU ... Did not have a tackle at Arkansas State but came back with two against South Carolina ... Registered three tackles against Troy ... Started in Motor City Bowl against Central Michigan and had three stops.

2005: Played in just three games due to a knee injury and received a medical redshirt ... Finished the year with 56 rushing yards on 16 attempts while also adding four receptions ... Had seven carries for 22 yards in his first collegiate game against Alabama to go along with two pass receptions ... Collected 28 yards on seven carries against North Texas and had two more receptions before suffering an ankle injury ... Missed the Akron and Vanderbilt game ... Came back against FAU and rushed for six yards on two carries before leaving the game with a knee injury ... Missed the rest of the season.

High School: Rushed for 1,592 yards and 16 touchdowns for Thomas Jefferson High School despite missing three games due to back spasms ... Rushed for 225 yards and two touchdowns in the 3A championship loss to Jacksonville Bolles ... As a junior, Suber rushed for 1,947 yards and 19 touchdowns to go with 500 yards receiving ... Rated a two-star recruit by Rivals.com ... Had offers from Indiana, South Florida, San Diego State, Rutgers, and Ole Miss ... A member of the National Honor Society.

Full Name: Alexander Paul Suber ... Parents: Allen and April Suber ... Born: 12/1/86 ... Major: Management ... Other: Older brother Allen Suber was a member of the Houston Texans in 2005.



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