Alex Linnenkohl

Alex Linnenkohl

Player Profile

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Olympia, Wash.

High School:
Capital

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 303

Position:
C

Experience:
3V

Meet Alex Linnenkohl

Seen, But Rarely Heard -- (Barometer -- 10-21-09)

2010: Alex has quietly developed into one of the top centers in the country ... a postseason honors candidate after earning Pac-10 Conference Honorable Mention in 2009 ... Rimington Award candidate ... 26 consecutive starts after taking over the position from current Indianapolis Colts starter Kyle DeVan ... co-team captain. 2009: Started every game, earning Pac-10 Honorable Mention ... Pac-10 Academic Honorable Mention. 2008: Started all 13 games ... Pac-10 Academic Honorable Mention. 2007: Played in two games. 2006: Redshirt.

CAPITAL: Rivals.com three-star athlete and rated the 14th best center in the country ... first team all-state as a junior and senior ... named to the Washington All-Decade Team ... rated the third best snapper in the summer of 2005 at the Ray Guy Camp ... participated in summer camps in 2005 at Wake Forest, Washington, Washington State, Idaho and Oregon ... second team All-Narrows Bay as sophomore ... Tacoma News Tribune All-Area First Team as a junior and senior, and an All-Area selection by The Olympian ... Tacoma News Tribune Honorable Mention NW Nuggets Team.

PERSONAL: Born March 17, 1988 in Olympia, Wash. ... son of Bill and the late Vikki Linnenkohl ... Bill, a physical therapist, played football at Puget Sound after transferring from the Air Force Academy and is a retired Lt. Col ... While at Puget Sound Bill was named an All-American linebacker in 1975 and is in the UPS Hall of Fame ... his brother Brett was an outfielder at Wake Forest University (graduated in 2008) and in June (2010) was accepted into the Johns Hopkins' Masters Program for psychology and counseling... has two sisters, Kyla and Jamie, both are studying in the nursing profession ... chose OSU because of the "academics, coaching staff and location" ... majoring in business administration and will graduate in December.

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