Alex Carrington, Met Life Stadium, 2013
|No. 92 St. Louis Rams|
|Date of birth:||June 19, 1987|
|Place of birth:||Tupelo, Mississippi|
|Height:||6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)|
|Weight:||301 lb (137 kg)|
|High school:||Tupelo (MS)|
|NFL draft:||2010 / Round: 3 / Pick: 72|
|Career highlights and awards|
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2014
Stats at NFL.com
Alex Carrington (born June 19, 1987) is an American football defensive tackle for the St. Louis Rams of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Buffalo Bills in the third round of the 2010 NFL Draft. He played college football at Arkansas State.
Carrington attended Tupelo High School in his hometown of Tupelo, Mississippi. He recorded 84 tackles, six sacks and forced three fumbles as a senior, and was named to the all-region team. His only scholarship offer came from Arkansas State, which he accepted.
With the Red Wolves, Carrington was named the Sun Belt Defensive Player of the Year following the 2008 season after he made 10.5 sacks and 19 tackles for loss in 12 games. In his senior season, he recorded 41 tackles, including 14.5 for loss, and nine sacks and three forced fumbles. He also returned a fumble 27 yards for a touchdown against Western Kentucky.
He completed his career with 21.5 sacks, which ranks second best in school history and fourth highest in conference history.
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- Player Profile
- Alex Carrington - Yahoo Sports
- Sun Belt Conference Names 2008 All-Sun Belt Football Teams SunBeltSports.org, December 9, 2009
- "Alex Carrington Signs Four Year Deal". msn.foxsports.com. Archived from the original on 21 July 2010. Retrieved 2010-07-19.
- Alex Carrington out for the season
- Alex Carrington, St. Louis Rams agree to deal