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46 - Alexander Norman
Alexander Norman
Height: 6-2
Weight: 200
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Lewisville, Texas
High School: Hebron
Position: LB
Major: Government
House Affiliation: Adams

at Harvard
2011:
All-Ivy League Honorable Mention ... Started seven games and proved to be a versatile backer capable of playing numerous positions. Norman had 40 tackles, 4.5 for a loss, recovered a fumble and returned an interception for a touchdown ... Named preseason All-Ivy League second team by Phil Steel's College Football Preview ... had a fumble recovery against Brown ... Had three solo tackles including one for a loss at Lafayette ... Ivy League Honor Roll against Penn with a tackle for a loss and a 34-yard interception return for a touchdown ... Had five tackles against Yale inclusing 1.5 for a loss.

2010: Appeared in all 10 games, starting six ... Showed a nose for the ball with five tackles for a loss, two sacks, two interceptions and 37 tackles ... Earned his first career start at linebacker on Oct. 9 vs. Cornell and recorded a team-high nine tackles (six solo) with 1.5 tackles for a loss including a solo sack ... College Football Performance Awards National Defensive Performer of the Week, National Linebacker of the Week and Ivy League Honor Roll after his outing against Princeton with two interceptions and a forced fumble in the win ... Had five tackles (4 solo) including a sack at Dartmouth ... Major H award winner.

2009: Appeared in games against Princeton and at Columbia ... Minor H recipient.

Background
At Hebron:
Earned eight letters in football, basketball and track ... Captain of football team as a senior ... Two-time all-district ... As a senior, named all-state, Dallas Morning News all-area, Texas prep Insider all-state, 5ATexasFootball.com all-state and Rivals.com academic all-state ... named first team all-district in basketball ... set school record for receptions in a game with nine for 165 yards as a junior ... National Achievement Finalist ... National Merit Scholar ... National Honor Society ... National Society of High School Scholars ... Distinguished Achievement Program

Personal: Plays the drums and piano ... Sister, Jourdan, was an ACC All-Academic volleyball player at Duke '09 ... Uncle, Bill Borden, played football at Cornell '85 ... Second cousin, Vernon Smith, played basketball at Texas A&M '81.