Alex Hansen
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    Alex  Hansen

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Oak Forest, IL

    High School:
    Oak Forest

    Height / Weight:
    6-3 / 260

    Position:
    DL

    07/28/2015

    Two Falcons land on preseason all-Mountain West football team

    Falcons picked fourth in Mountain Division

    01/31/2013

    Nine Falcons earn academic all-conference honors

    Conference honors fall sports with honors

    12/12/2012

    Air Force Football Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl Notes

    Falcons to face Rice on Dec. 29 in Forth Worth, Texas. Game televised by ESPN.

    11/19/2012

    Falcon Football Closes Out Regular Season at Fresno State

    Kickoff this Saturday, Nov. 24, is 12:30 PST at Bulldog Stadium.

    11/19/2012

    Hansen Earns CFPA Performer of the Week Honors

    Freshman with four tackles for loss in win over Hawai'i.

    2014 – Played and started all 13 games … earned second-team all-conference honors ... led all defensive linemen on team with 56 total tackles, including 23 unassisted … fifth overall on the team in tackles … third on the team in TFL with 10.0 ... also had 3.5 sacks which was third on the team ... had a streak of 10 straight games with at least one tackle for loss during the season ... active career leader in TFL with 21.0 and sacks with 7.5 ... nine tackles and a tackle for loss vs. Nevada ... six tackles and 2.0 tackles for loss at UNLV, including a sack ... career- and team-high 10 tackles at Utah State ... also had a tackle for loss ... five tackles and a tackle for loss at Wyoming ... one tackle and a blocked PAT vs. Nicholls ... the blocked PAT is the third block of his career, all PATS (two vs. UNLV last season).

    2013 -- Played and started in all 12 games ... recorded 36 total tackles, including 18 unassisted ... blocked two PATs vs. UNLV to become the first Falcon with two or more blocks in a game since 2010 ... two tackles and a tackle for loss at New Mexico ... season-high-tying six tackles vs. Army ... five tackles vs. SDSU ... season-high-tying six tackles and a tackle for loss at Navy ... one unassisted tackle and a forced fumble vs. Utah State ... recorded one assisted tackle vs. Colgate ... academic all-MW.

    2012 – Played in all 13 games, making four starts ... tied for lead among Falcon defensive linemen with 36 tackles and 4.0 sacks and was second with 9.0 TFLs ... five tackles and career-high two sacks and 4.0 TFLs vs. Hawai’i ... his two quarterback sacks were the most in a game by a Falcon on the year … his 4.0 tackles for loss were the most by a Falcon on the year and the most by a player in the Troy Calhoun-era (2007-) … the four tackles for loss tie as the seventh-most in school history, just two behind the school record, and were the most since Monty Coleman had four vs. North Texas in 2003 … the four TFLs are the most by a freshman in school history … three tackles and TFL vs. Army ... four tackles and a sack vs. Nevada ... started vs. Wyoming, becoming first Falcon freshman to start in a game in 2012 ... had career-high six tackles vs. Navy ... had sack and four tackles vs. Colorado State.

    High School – Lettered four years in track and three in football … was an all-conference and all-area selection in football … all-state special mention … was a two-time state qualifier in the 800 meters in track … was the conference and sectional champion in the shot put and discus … qualified for state in each … high school football coach was Brian McDonough … was a member of the National Honor Society … was an all-state academic selection.

    Personal – Parents are Chris Hansen and Karen Kalenowski … majoring in operations research … is a member of the dean’s list … would like to attend pilot training … completed Operations Air Force last summer, in addition to completing the powered flight program and working on the cadet cadre for survival training.

    Hansen's Career Statistics


    Year G U-AT TT TFL Sacks Int
    2014 13 23-33 56 10.0-25 3.5-17 0
    2013 12 18-18 36 2.0-4 0-0 0
    2012 13 25-11 36 9.0-35 4.0-21 0
    Career 38 66-62 128 21.0-64 7.5-38 0
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