35 Alex Burch
35 Alex Burch
Height: 6-0
Weight: 222
Year: R-So.
Hometown: Knoxville, Tenn.
High School: West
Position: ILB

2016 — Earned playing time in 10 of 11 games primarily on special teams...credited with four tackles.

2015 — Member of scout team...awarded redshirt and extra year of eligibility.

High School:  2015 graduate of West (5A) High School...football coach was Scott Cummings...played defensive back and wide receiver and also returned kicks...recorded a school record 15 interceptions in his career...served as team captain, collected six interceptions, and scored three defensive touchdowns on 2014 team that posted a 14-1 record and won the state championship with 23-6 victory over Hillsboro...as a junior had seven pickoffs for 13-1 squad that finished as state runner-up...two-time all-region and two-time Tennessee Sportswriters Association (TSA) first team all-state honoree as a defensive back...three-time all-region selection in soccer.

Personal:  Full name is Alex Luis Burch...born February 1, 1997, in West Palm Beach, Florida...son of Blaize and Polly Burch...has two brothers, Andrew and Adam...business administration major.