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Alex Erickson
Alex  Erickson

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Darlington, Wis.

High School:
Darlington

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 199

Position:
WR

Experience:
2L

Awards and Honors
2015:
Biletnikoff Award watch list
2014:
Academic All-Big Ten

Career:
Former walk-on has played in 27 games with 16 starts ... dependable pass catcher grew into role as Badgers' primary receiver as a junior in 2014 ... owns 64 catches for 899 yards and three touchdowns

2014 Season: Earned second letter, playing in 14 games with 13 starts ... was Badgers' leading receiver with 772 yards on a team-high 55 catches ... caught three touchdown passes and logged three 100-yard receiving games ... tallied five receptions for career-high 160 yards, including a career-long 70-yard catch to help Badgers claim Big Ten West Division title vs. Minnesota on Nov. 29 ... had four catches for 38 yards vs. Auburn in Outback Bowl on Jan. 1 ... registered a career-high 10 receptions for 122 yards and recorded his first touchdown vs. Western Illinois on Sept. 6 ... scored a touchdown on a 47-yard pass and totaled five catches for 121 yards vs. Maryland on Oct. 25 ... logged six receptions for 91 yards vs. South Florida on Sept. 27 ... caught seven passes for 83 yards vs. Ohio State in Big Ten Football Championship Game on Dec. 6 ... notched four receptions for 45 yards at Northwestern on Oct. 4 ... recorded two catches for 11 yards at Iowa on Nov. 22 ... made two receptions for 13 yards vs. Nebraska on Nov. 15 ... recorded two receptions for 18 yards vs. Illinois on Oct. 11 ... recorded three receptions for 33 yards in season opener vs. LSU ... had two receptions for 10 yards vs. Bowling Green on Sept. 20 ... saw action at Purdue on Nov. 8 and at Rutgers on Nov. 1

2013 Season:
Earned first letter, playing in all 13 games, starting three ... Caught one pass for 6 yards in the Capital One Bowl against South Carolina on Jan. 1... set career highs in receptions and receiving yards with four catches for 49 yards vs. Penn State on Nov. 30 ... saw action at Minnesota on Nov. 23 ... rushed once for 12 yards vs. Indiana on Nov. 16 ... saw action vs. BYU on Nov. 9 and at Iowa on Nov. 2 and at Illinois on Oct. 19 ... made one catch for a career-long 35 yards vs. Northwestern on Oct. 12 ... had two receptions for 25 yards at Ohio State on Sept. 28 ... caught one pass for 12 yards vs. Purdue on Sept. 21 ... saw action at Arizona State on Sept. 14 and vs. Tennessee Tech on Sept. 7 ... recorded one tackle in his Badger debut vs. UMass on Aug. 31

2012 Season: Redshirt season ... joined team for spring practice after initially enrolling at UW for 2011 fall semester

High School: For career, rushed for 3,856 yards and 57 touchdowns, passed for 3,648 yards and 37 touchdowns and recorded 170 tackles and 14 interceptions ... chosen to play in the WFCA All-Star game as a senior and was named the SWAL Conference and Wisconsin State Journal Small School Player of the Year ... tabbed first-team all-state as defensive back and first-team all-conference as defensive back and quarterback after gaining 2,489 yards of total offense (1,239 rushing, 1,250 passing), scoring 33 touchdowns (20 rushing, 13 passing) and making 50 tackles with three interceptions ... two-time team captain and three-time team MVP ... won four letters in football, basketball and track and field ... three-time WBCA all-state selection in basketball

Personal: Parents are Mike and Linda Erickson ... agricultural business management major

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Game-by-Game Receiving (Rec.-Yds., TD):
2013 SEASON: Purdue (1-12); at #4 Ohio State (2-25); #19 Northwestern (1-35); Penn State (4-49); vs. #8 South Carolina (1-6)

2014 SEASON: vs. #13 LSU (3-33); Western Illinois (10-122, 1); Bowling Green (2-10); South Florida (6-91); at Northwestern (4-45); Illinois (2-18); Maryland (5-121, 1); at Purdue (3-27, 1); #11 Nebraska (2-13); at Iowa (2-11); #22 Minnesota (5-160); vs. #6 Ohio State (7-83); vs. #19 Auburn (4-38)

Career Game Highs
Receptions 10 vs. Western Illinois, Sept. 6, 2014
Receiving Yards 160 vs. Minnesota, Nov. 29, 2014
Receiving Touchdowns 1 (3x) MR at Purdue, Nov. 8, 2014
Long Reception 70 vs. Minnesota, Nov. 29, 2014

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