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Alejandro Barrett (born March 6, 1994) is an American football defensive end for the Oakland Raiders of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at San Diego State.

Alex Barrett
Oakland Raiders
Position:Defensive end
Personal information
Born: (1994-03-06) March 6, 1994 (age 25)
Yuma, Arizona
Height:6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight:260 lb (118 kg)
Career information
High school:Mesa (AZ) Desert Ridge
College:San Diego State
Undrafted:2017
Career history
Roster status:Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at PFR

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Early yearsEdit

Barrett played high school football at Desert Ridge High School in Mesa, Arizona and earned First Team All-State honors twice. He also lettered in track and field at Desert Ridge.[1]

College careerEdit

Barrett played for the San Diego State Aztecs of San Diego State University from 2013 to 2016. He was redshirted in 2012. He played in 12 games in 2013, recording 8 solo tackles, 7 tackle assists and 3 sacks. He played in 10 games, all starts, in 2014, recording 21 solo tackles, 18 tackle assists, 3 sacks, 3 pass breakups and 1 forced fumble. Barrett earned Honorable Mention All-Mountain West honors in 2014. He played in 14 games, all starts, in 2015, totaling 33 solo tackles, 29 tackle assists, 5.5 sacks, 2 interceptions, 1 pass breakup and 2 forced fumbles. He was named First Team All-Mountain West in 2015. Barrett played in 14 games, all starts, in 2016, recording 29 solo tackles, 24 tackle assists, 7.5 sacks and 4 pass breakups. He garnered First Team All-Mountain West recognition in 2016, becoming the first San Diego State defensive lineman to earn First Team All-Mountain West honors multiple times. He was also a team captain his senior year in 2016. Barrett played in 50 games, starting 38, during his college career, totaling 91 solo tackles, 78 tackle assists, 19 sacks, 2 interceptions, 8 pass breakups, and 3 forced fumbles. His 19 sacks were tied for the fourth most in school history.[1]

Professional careerEdit

Barrett was rated the 43rd best defensive end in the 2017 NFL Draft by NFLDraftScout.com.[2]

Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt 40-yard dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert jump Broad BP
6 ft 2 in
(1.88 m)
252 lb
(114 kg)
4.97 s 1.68 s 2.85 s 4.42 s 7.41 s 30 in
(0.76 m)
9 ft 1 in
(2.77 m)
21 reps
All values from San Diego State Pro Day[2]

Detroit LionsEdit

Barrett signed with the Detroit Lions as an undrafted free agent on May 12, 2017.[3] He was waived by the Lions on September 20 and signed to the team's practice squad on September 22, 2017.[4][5] He signed a reserve/future contract with the Lions on January 1, 2018.[6]

On September 1, 2018, Barrett was waived by the Lions and was signed to the practice squad the next day.[7][8] He was released on September 19, 2018.[9] He was re-signed on October 31, 2018.[10] He was released on November 6, 2018.[11]

San Diego FleetEdit

On November 9, 2018, Barrett signed with the San Diego Fleet of the Alliance of American Football (AAF) for the 2019 season.[12] Prior to the league shutting down, Barrett recorded 15 tackles and 2 sacks in 8 games played.[13]

Oakland RaidersEdit

Barrett signed with the Oakland Raiders on April 5, 2019, three days after the AAF suspended football operations. [14]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Alex Barrett" (PDF). grfx.cstv.com. Archived from the original on October 9, 2017. Retrieved October 8, 2017.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  2. ^ a b "Alex Barrett". nfldraftscout.com. Archived from the original on October 9, 2017. Retrieved October 8, 2017.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  3. ^ "Lions sign 8 2017 NFL draft picks and 14 undrafted rookie free agents". DetroitLions.com. May 12, 2017. Archived from the original on February 3, 2018. Retrieved October 9, 2017.
  4. ^ "Lions sign DE George Johnson and waive DE Alex Barrett". DetroitLions.com. September 20, 2017. Retrieved October 8, 2017.
  5. ^ "TRANSACTIONS". detroitlions.com. Archived from the original on October 9, 2017. Retrieved October 8, 2017.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  6. ^ "Lions report 10 Reserve-Future signings". DetroitLions.com. January 1, 2018.
  7. ^ "Lions establish 53-man roster". DetroitLions.com. September 1, 2018.
  8. ^ "Lions awarded OL Andrew Donnal and CB Dee Virgin via waivers". DetroitLions.com. September 2, 2018.
  9. ^ "Lions sign free agent CB DeShawn Shead". DetroitLions.com. September 19, 2018.
  10. ^ "Lions sign free agent LB Kelvin Sheppard". DetroitLions.com. October 31, 2018.
  11. ^ "Lions sign free agents WR Bruce Ellington and RB Zach Zenner". DetroitLions.com. November 6, 2018.
  12. ^ "32 Players Sign New Contracts with the Alliance". AAF.com. November 9, 2018. Retrieved November 9, 2018.
  13. ^ https://noextrapoints.com/players/alex-barrett/
  14. ^ "Raiders sign defensive end Alex Barrett". Raiders.com. April 5, 2019. Retrieved April 5, 2019.

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