Alec Ogletree

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Alec Ogletree
AlecOgletree2013rams.jpg
No. 52     Los Angeles Rams
Linebacker
Personal information
Date of birth: (1991-09-25) September 25, 1991 (age 22)
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
Debuted in 2013 for the Los Angeles Rams
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 17, 2013
Tackles117
Sacks1.5
Interceptions1
Forced fumbles6
Pass deflections10
Stats at NFL.com
 
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Alec Ogletree
AlecOgletree2013rams.jpg
No. 52     Los Angeles Rams
Linebacker
Personal information
Date of birth: (1991-09-25) September 25, 1991 (age 22)
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
Debuted in 2013 for the Los Angeles Rams
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 17, 2013
Tackles117
Sacks1.5
Interceptions1
Forced fumbles6
Pass deflections10
Stats at NFL.com

Alec Ogletree (born September 25, 1991) is an American football linebacker for the St. Louis Rams of the National Football League (NFL). Ogletree played college football for the University of Georgia. The St. Louis Rams chose him in the first round of the 2013 NFL Draft.

Early years[edit]

Alec Ogletree and his twin brother Alexander (Zander) was born in Newnan, Georgia. He attended Newnan High School, and played high school football 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 6 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, 2 interceptions and two blocked kicks on defense—and he had 33 receptions for 633 yards and 5 touchdowns on offense.[4]

Following his senior season in 2009, he was recognized as high school All-American by Under Armour, USA Today, and Parade. Ogletree verbally committed to attend the University of Georgia in June 2009,[5] He made his commitment official by signing his letter of intent to play at Georgia on February 3, 2010.[6] choosing it over ten's of other Division-1 schools including the University of Alabama, Auburn University, University of Florida, Florida State University and Georgia Tech.[7] His Brother Zander also went to UGA playing Fullback.

College career[edit]

Ogletree received an athletic scholarship to attend the University of Georgia, where he played for coach Mark Richt's Georgia Bulldogs football team from 2010 to 2012.

2010 season[edit]

Ogletree returned from his one game suspension and was inserted into all the special team units.[8] 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.

2011 season[edit]

Ogletree broke his foot during the first quarter of Georgia's season opener vs. Boise State.[9] 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.

Professional career[edit]

2013 NFL Draft[edit]

Pre-draft measurables
HtWtArm lengthHand size40-yd dash10-yd split20-yd split20-ss3-coneVertBroadBP
6 ft 2 in242 lb33.5 in10 in4.68 s1.56 s2.66 s4.39 s7.16 s33.5 in10 ft 2 in20 reps
All values from NFL Scouting Combine[10]

Ogletree was selected in the first round of the 2013 NFL Draft by the St. Louis Rams with the 30th overall pick.[11]

Legal troubles[edit]

2010 arrest[edit]

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.[12]

2013 arrest[edit]

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.[13]

Personal life[edit]

Alec Ogletree has a twin brother, Alexander Ogletree, who played fullback for the University of Georgia.[14]

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