Alex  was a two year varsity letterman for the Vikings from 2009 to 2010. Alex was a very versatile player who saw action on both sides of the line of scrimmage. He was best known for his exceptional cover skills in the secondary and speed that allowed him to effectively cover the many exceptional receivers that he had to face on a weekly basis. Playing the cornerback position Alex finished his varsity career with 126 defensive points that included one interception and one blocked kick. He also recorded 27 unassisted tackles and one pass break-up. Alex was also an outstanding student and was selected to the Union Tribune All-Academic Team in both his junior and senior seasons.