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  Alex Asher

Alex  Asher

Player Profile

RS Senior

Charlottesville, Va.

High School:
Saint Anne's Belfield School

Last College:
North Carolina

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 240


Prior to Ohio: Spent the past three years with the University of North Carolina football team... Began playing with the Tarheels after walked on the team in the fall of 2009... Competed on the North Carolina team that played in the Meineke Bowl in 2009 against Pittsburgh... Played high school football at Western Albemarle and Saint Anne's Belfield School... Helped guide Saint Anne's to the Virginia High School State Football Championship during his junior season... In 44 career high school games, he totaled 2,800 yards receiving and 44 touchdowns... He also rushed for 700 yards on the ground... His 2,800 yards receiving ranks No. 1 all-time in Central Virginia... His 14 receptions in one game stands as the 10th-highest total for a single game... Earned First Team All-State honor as both a tight end and a receiver.

Personal: Born Jan. 7, 1990... Son of Oliver and Andrea Asher... Has two brothers (Christian and Michael) and two sisters (Emily and Ana)... His father Oliver played football at Virginia from 1984-88... Enjoys video games and music in his spare time... Majoring in Sociology