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Bear Alexander

Bear Alexander
USC Trojans – No. 90
PositionDefensive lineman
ClassSophomore
MajorSociology
Personal information
Born: (2002-11-28) November 28, 2002 (age 21)
Terrell, Texas, U.S.
Height6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight305 lb (138 kg)
Career history
College
Bowl games
High schoolIMG Academy (Bradenton, Florida)
Career highlights and awards

Keithian Deshun "Bear" Alexander is an American football defensive lineman for the USC Trojans. Alexander began his college career with Georgia before transferring to USC in 2023.

High school career

Alexander attended IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida. A four-star recruit, Alexander committed to play college football at the University of Georgia, over offers from Alabama, Florida, and Texas A&M.[1][2][3][4]

College career

Georgia

During his freshman season, Alexander played in 12 games, recording nine tackles, three tackles for loss, and two sacks.[5] He would tally a sack in the 2023 College Football Playoff National Championship Game, in a 65–7 victory over TCU.[6][7]

On April 15, 2023, Alexander announced that he would enter the transfer portal.[8][9]

USC

On April 23, 2023, Alexander announced that he would transfer to the University of Southern California to play for the USC Trojans, under head coach Lincoln Riley.[10]

References

  1. ^ Kasabian, Paul (October 21, 2021). "4-Star DL Prospect Bear Alexander Commits to Georgia over Alabama, Texas". Bleacher Report. Retrieved January 27, 2023.
  2. ^ VanHaaren, Tom (October 21, 2021). "Alexander, No. 61 in ESPN 300, Georgia bound". ESPN.com. Retrieved January 27, 2023.
  3. ^ Johnson, Jeremy (February 3, 2021). "UGA football lands elite '22 defensive tackle from Texas". Online Athens. Retrieved January 27, 2023.
  4. ^ "Denton Ryan's Bear Alexander — the No. 4 overall recruit in The Dallas Morning News' Top 50 — commits to Georgia". Dallas News. February 3, 2021. Retrieved January 27, 2023.
  5. ^ Adams, Kipp (February 3, 2022). "Georgia football: Bear Alexander preparing for expanded role in 2023". Dawgs247. Retrieved January 27, 2023.
  6. ^ Weiszer, Marc (January 9, 2023). "Bulldog bludgeoning: UGA football first CFP back-to-back national champions with rout of TCU". Online Athens. Retrieved January 27, 2023.
  7. ^ Cao, Rob (January 10, 2023). "Georgia Football Goes Back To Back in 65-7 National Championship Game Rout of TCU". Celeb Secrets. Retrieved January 27, 2023.
  8. ^ VanHaaren, Tom (April 15, 2023). "Georgia DT Alexander to enter transfer portal". ESPN.com. Retrieved April 16, 2023.
  9. ^ Towers, Chip (April 15, 2023). "Breaking: Georgia defensive tackle Bear Alexander enters transfer portal". The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. ISSN 1539-7459. Retrieved April 16, 2023.
  10. ^ Morrissette, Connor (April 23, 2023). "Bear Alexander picks USC, Trojans land former Georgia defensive lineman". MSN.com. Retrieved April 23, 2023.
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