Alex Cannon
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Long Beach, Calif.

High School:
Long Beach Poly HS '10

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 180

Position:
WR

Major:
Sociology

2012: Appeared in all 11 games, starting seven at wide receiver... Caught 14 passes for 167 yards and one touchdown... Longest reception was a 45-yard touchdown pass on the game's second play at San Jose State... Also rushed for 37 yards on five carries for one touchdown, good for 7.4 yards per carry... Earned a season best 84 all-purpose yards at San Jose State, rushing for 12 on one carry and catching two passes for 72 yards... Caught a season-high three passes for 17 yards against South Dakota State.

2011: Played in the first four games of the season as a reserve receiver before suffering a season ending injury... Served as the primary deep threat for the Aggies, tallying two catches for 88 total yards... Had two 40-plus yard catches in back-to-back games vs. San Diego (42 yards) and at Hawai'i (46 yards).

2010:
Redshirted.

LONG BEACH POLY HS '10: Three-time Play it Smart Award winner from the National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame (NFF)... Also had a 3-star rating from Rivals.com... Team went 14-1 during his junior year, captured Southern Section title and advanced to state championship bowl game... Poly went 13-1 and won its section in 2007 after going 12-2 during his freshman year... Center for International Commerce (CIC) honors student.

PERSONAL: Born in Long Beach, Calif.... Majoring in sociology.. Parents are Robert & Karen Cannon... Both parents were track stars in the 1980s... Indiana Hall of Famer Robert competed in triple jump at 1988 Olympics in Seoul, Karen was a hurdler at that year's Olympic Trials.