Victor Alexander is a rising senior outside linebacker at Georgia Tech. He turns 22 in July. Alexander led the Yellow Jackets in tackles in 2017, with 60. Alexander had two sacks, one quarterback hurry and two tackles for a loss in 2017. In Georgia Tech's newly installed 3-4 defense, the "jack" outside linebacker rushes the passer, a role seemingly made for Alexander. Alexander, who is listed at 5-foot-10 and 235 pounds, committed to UCLA in 2015 before he changed his mind and signed with Tech out of Jack

5 things you may not know about Georgia Tech’s Victor Alexander

Georgia Tech linebacker Victor Alexander arrived on the The Flats after rejecting a scholarship offer from UCLA, to whom Alexander had given a commitment, and was reported to hold offers from Florida, Miami, North Carolina and Virginia Tech.

As Tech goes through spring practice, leading to the Yellow Jackets’ spring game April 21, Alexander seems poised to provide strong senior leadership in the 2018 season. 

In particular, Alexander has impressed in the 3-4 defense that new coordinator Nate Woody brought to the program. His strength and athletic ability makes him a good fit for the outside linebacker spot that specializes in rushing the passer.

“He’s doing OK,” coach Paul Johnson said of Alexander. “It’s a learning thing for him, but he’s athletic and strong, so he ought to be a good fit there.”

To see five things to know about Alexander, check out the video above.

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