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Jaire Alexander
CB #23
Height:
5-11
Weight:
190
Age:
21
College:
Louisville
Experience:
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Biography

COLLEGE BIO

2016: One of the top cornerbacks in the country ... earned second team all-ACC accolades ... has developed into one of the top cover corners in the nation ... explosive punt returner ... started all 13 games ... leads the team with five interceptions ... started and made an impact of defense, recording five tackles and one tackle for loss in the opener versus Charlotte ... totaled four tackles and recorded his first interception in a win at Syracuse ... returned three punts for 13 yards — including an 18-yard return ... made an impact on the game with his play as a punt returner, returning two punts for 130 yards, including a 69-yard return for a touchdown versus Florida State ... credited with four tackles and a pair of break-ups versus Marshall ... played a career game versus nationally ranked Clemson, recording his first two interception game and forced a fumble ... made three tackles in the win over the Blue Devils ... registered a season-high six tackles and a pair of interceptions versus Virginia, returning them for a total of 37 yards ... totaled three tackles as the Cards limited the Eagles to 207 yards of offense ... credited with a stop as Cards dominated on defense — holding Wake Forest to 214 yards of offense ... picked up three tackles versus Houston.

2015: Appeared in  12 games, making one start ... missed Wake Forest contest due to injury ... started at cornerback versus Boston College ...  credited with 19 tackles and one interception ... team’s top punt returner ... returned 23 punts for 223 yards for a 9.7 average ... had five punt returns of over 20 or more yards ... returned a punt 24 yards against Houston ... tallied career-high two tackles versus Clemson, NC State and Florida State ... intercepted his first pass and returned it five yards in a win over Samford ... returned a punt for a career-long 33 yards versus Kentucky ... totaled a career-best 10 tackles in the Music City Bowl win over Texas A&M ... returned a punt 32 yards versus the Aggies, the second-longest of the season.

High School: Enrolled in school early ... attended Rocky River High School in Charlotte, N.C. and played for Jason Fowler ...  3-star prospect by Rivals and Scout.com ... tabbed by Scout.com as the fifth-best player in the state of North Carolina and the 22nd by Rivals ... rated the 69th-best cornerback in the country by ESPN.com ... rated the No. 67 cornerback in the nation by Rivals.com and the No. 24 player overall in his state ... registered 30 tackles, four interceptions and 10 pass breakups in 12 games during his senior season ... also played wide receiver, catching 68 passes for 1,123 yards and 18 touchdowns ... selected to play in the Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas, competing on the North Carolina squad.

Personal: Son of Tawanda and Earl Alexander ... born 2/9/97 ... undecided major.

Bio courtesy of Louisville Athletics

COLLEGE BIO

2016: One of the top cornerbacks in the country ... earned second team all-ACC accolades ... has developed into one of the top cover corners in the nation ... explosive punt returner ... started all 13 games ... leads the team with five interceptions ... started and made an impact of defense, recording five tackles and one tackle for loss in the opener versus Charlotte ... totaled four tackles and recorded his first interception in a win at Syracuse ... returned three punts for 13 yards — including an 18-yard return ... made an impact on the game with his play as a punt returner, returning two punts for 130 yards, including a 69-yard return for a touchdown versus Florida State ... credited with four tackles and a pair of break-ups versus Marshall ... played a career game versus nationally ranked Clemson, recording his first two interception game and forced a fumble ... made three tackles in the win over the Blue Devils ... registered a season-high six tackles and a pair of interceptions versus Virginia, returning them for a total of 37 yards ... totaled three tackles as the Cards limited the Eagles to 207 yards of offense ... credited with a stop as Cards dominated on defense — holding Wake Forest to 214 yards of offense ... picked up three tackles versus Houston.

2015: Appeared in  12 games, making one start ... missed Wake Forest contest due to injury ... started at cornerback versus Boston College ...  credited with 19 tackles and one interception ... team’s top punt returner ... returned 23 punts for 223 yards for a 9.7 average ... had five punt returns of over 20 or more yards ... returned a punt 24 yards against Houston ... tallied career-high two tackles versus Clemson, NC State and Florida State ... intercepted his first pass and returned it five yards in a win over Samford ... returned a punt for a career-long 33 yards versus Kentucky ... totaled a career-best 10 tackles in the Music City Bowl win over Texas A&M ... returned a punt 32 yards versus the Aggies, the second-longest of the season.

High School: Enrolled in school early ... attended Rocky River High School in Charlotte, N.C. and played for Jason Fowler ...  3-star prospect by Rivals and Scout.com ... tabbed by Scout.com as the fifth-best player in the state of North Carolina and the 22nd by Rivals ... rated the 69th-best cornerback in the country by ESPN.com ... rated the No. 67 cornerback in the nation by Rivals.com and the No. 24 player overall in his state ... registered 30 tackles, four interceptions and 10 pass breakups in 12 games during his senior season ... also played wide receiver, catching 68 passes for 1,123 yards and 18 touchdowns ... selected to play in the Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas, competing on the North Carolina squad.

Personal: Son of Tawanda and Earl Alexander ... born 2/9/97 ... undecided major.

Bio courtesy of Louisville Athletics