Chris Alexander Is The Perfect Fullback

<b>Chris Alexander</b> (6-1, 225, 4.55) from Humble, Texas may be the perfect fullback for any offense. He is a dominating blocker and when given the chance to carry the football, he is more than adequate in moving the pile on short yardage.

I had the great pleasure to be able to watch Alexander play in the Humble playoff game with Fort Bend Hightower and I thought that he was a pretty sensational blocking fullback. The Humble running attack was also no slouch as it had Jackie Battle as their featured tailback and he rushed for 1,524 yards for the season while averaging a nifty 8.4 yards per carry. Battle signed with the University of Houston.

On most of his runs, Battle would get a key block from Alexander. I really liked this kid, because he seemed to love to block and he took great pride in clearing a path for Battle on his way into the end zone or a long run.

I was also very impressed with him catching the football. Although the running backs for Humble do not go out for very many passes, Alexander did show great skill in catching at least one tough pass in that playoff game.

In the powerful running back offense that Coach Neal Quillin has installed at Humble, Alexander might find himself in the featured back role as a senior. If he does, he will certainly be a load to bring down.

His final stats as a junior were 793 yards rushing and 11 touchdowns and with a nifty 7.1 yards per carry average. He also caught six balls for 114 yards and two touchdowns for a 19 yard per catch average.

Humble is loaded again for next year and they should improve on their 9-3 record from last season. If they do improve, then Alexander will probably be making an impact at either running back or fullback on the offense.

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