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Alec Ogletree

Alec Ogletree
Ogletree with the Rams in 2013
No. 52 St. Louis Rams
Position: Linebacker
Personal information
Date of birth: (1991-09-25) September 25, 1991
Place of birth: Newnan, Georgia
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight: 245 lb (111 kg)
Career information
High school: Newnan (GA)
College: Georgia
NFL draft: 2013 / Round: 1 / Pick: 30
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
  • Second-team All-SEC (2012)
  • PFWA All-Rookie Team (2013)
Career NFL statistics as of Week 4, 2015
Tackles: 270
Quarterback sacks: 3.5
Interceptions: 3
Forced fumbles: 10
Pass deflections: 22
Stats at NFL.com

Alec Ogletree (born September 25, 1991) is an Georgia.

Contents

  • Early years 1
    • Recruiting 1.1
  • College career 2
    • 2010 season 2.1
    • 2011 season 2.2
  • Professional career 3
    • 2013 NFL Draft 3.1
  • Legal troubles 4
    • 2010 arrest 4.1
    • 2013 arrest 4.2
  • Personal life 5
  • References 6
  • External links 7

Early years

Ogletree and his twin brother Alexander (Zander) were born in Newnan High School, where he played high school football and ran track for the Newnan Cougars. He was widely considered to be one of the top football prospects of the 2010 high school class. He was rated as the No. 22 recruit by Scout.com,[1] the No. 29 recruit in the ESPNU 150,[2] and the No. 40 player by Rivals.com.[3]

In his sophomore season, Ogletree had six blocked punts and returned one for a touchdown.[4] He had 75 tackles, three interceptions and six blocked punts as a junior.[4] In his senior year, Ogletree had 85 tackles, 5 tackles for loss, 2 forced fumbles, two interceptions and two blocked kicks on defense—and he had 33 receptions for 633 yards and 5 touchdowns on offense.[4]

Also an standout track and field athlete, Ogletree was one of the state's top performers in the long jump. He captured the state title in the long jump event at the 2010 GHSA Region 4-AAAAA track and field championships, with a PR leap of 7.30 meters (23 ft, 11 in).[5] He also ran the 400-meter dash and was a member of the Newnan 4×100-meter relay squad.

Recruiting

Following his senior season in 2009, he was recognized as a high school All-American by Under Armour, USA Today, and

  • Alec Ogletree Official Website
  • Georgia Bulldogs Bio

External links

  1. ^ Scout.com 2010 Rankings. Recruiting.scout.com. Retrieved on June 27, 2014.
  2. ^ ESPNU 150 2010 Rankings. Espn.go.com. Retrieved on June 27, 2014.
  3. ^ Rivals.com 2010 Rankings. Sports.yahoo.com. Retrieved on June 27, 2014.
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  5. ^ http://ga.milesplit.com/meets/70178/results/120170
  6. ^ Newnan HS (GA) S Ogletree Commits to Georgia
  7. ^ Ogletrees, others sign letters of intent; UGA, Georgia Tech signee lists. Times-herald.com (February 10, 2010). Retrieved on June 27, 2014.
  8. ^ Rivals.com Profile of Alec Ogletree. Sports.yahoo.com. August 17, 2009.
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  13. ^ Safety Alec Ogletree suspended. Sports.espn.go.com (September 3, 2010). Retrieved on June 27, 2014.
  14. ^ Farrar, Doug. (February 17, 2013) Georgia linebacker Alec Ogletree charged with DUI just days before the scouting combine | Shutdown Corner – Yahoo Sports. Sports.yahoo.com. Retrieved on June 27, 2014.
  15. ^ Clarkson, Roger. (August 18, 2010) Genetics aside, Ogletree brothers aren't much alike. Onlineathens.com. Retrieved on June 27, 2014.

References

[15] Alec Ogletree has a twin brother, Alexander Ogletree, who played

Personal life

In February 2013, just days before the 2013 NFL combine, Ogletree was arrested on charges of DUI in Arizona, per a statement released by his agent.[14]

2013 arrest

In September 2010, Ogletree was arrested and charged with misdemeanor theft stemming from a June incident of a stolen scooter helmet. Ogletree was suspended by Georgia for the first game of the season.[13]

2010 arrest

Legal troubles

Ogletree was selected in the first round of the 2013 NFL Draft by the St. Louis Rams with the 30th overall pick.[12]

Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt Arm length Hand size 40-yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP
6 ft 2 in 242 lb 33.5 in 10 in 4.68 s 1.56 s 2.66 s 4.39 s 7.16 s 33.5 in 10 ft 2 in 20 reps
All values from NFL Scouting Combine[11]

2013 NFL Draft

Professional career

Ogletree broke his foot during the first quarter of Georgia's season opener vs. Boise State.[10] He missed the following six games, returning for the Florida game on October 29. Against No. 1 LSU in the 2011 SEC Championship Game, he recorded 6 tackles including two for a loss, 1 sack and recovered a 1st quarter onside kick. In a little over 8 games, Ogletree finished the 2011 season with 52 tackles (6.5 per game) including 7.5 for a loss, 3 sacks, 2 forced fumbles and a pass deflection that was intercepted.

2011 season

Ogletree returned from his one game suspension and was inserted into all the special team units.[9] He eventually started getting some small amounts of playing time at safety. He was inserted into the starting strong safety spot for the final 3 games of the regular season for Georgia.

2010 season

Ogletree received an athletic scholarship to attend the Georgia Bulldogs football team from 2010 to 2012.

College career

His brother Zander also went to UGA, playing fullback. [8]

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