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Alex Hanson

Position Place Kicker
Height 6'0"
Weight 180 lbs.
Class Freshman
Hometown Ankeny, Iowa
High School Ankeny HS

As a freshman Redshirted … Worked out with the specialists as a place kicker. High School: A graduate of Ankeny High School in Ankeny, Iowa … Named first-team All-CIML as a kicker … Played in the 2005 Iowa Shrine All-Star football game in July … Selected to the Central Iowa ESPN Radio All-Star team … Named second-team All-State by the Des Moines Register and the Iowa Newspaper Association … Earned varsity letters in football, wrestling and soccer for AHS … Helped the team to a pair of conference titles and two appearances in the semi-finals of the state football tournament … Connected on 47-of-48 point-after-tries as a senior … Collected 39 touchbacks on kickoffs during the season … Had a season-long 47 yard field goal in 2004 … Helped the Hawks to a 20-4 overall record during his junior and senior seasons … Coached in football by Jerry Pezzetti. Personal: Son of Mark and Jackie Hanson.