ACADEMIC INTEGRATION COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

 
49 - Alex Gedeon
Alex Gedeon
Height: 6-2
Weight: 230
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Hudson, Ohio
High School: Hudson
Position: LB
Major: Human Development and Regenerative Biology
House Affiliation: Lowell

Watch Seeing Crimson: Through Alex Gedeon's Eyes

At Harvard
2011: Named as the 138th captain of Harvard football by his teammates ... Major H recipient ... Selected to the New England Football Writers Association All-New England team ... First team All-Ivy League selection ... Academic All-Ivy League selection ... Led the team and ranked second in the Ivy League with 92 tackles while forcing five turnovers with three interceptions, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery ... Earned Harvard's Robert F. Kennedy Award for desire and determination ... Named preseason All-Ivy League by Phil Steel's College Football Preview ... Ivy League Honor Roll at Holy Cross with 13 tackles ... Had eight tackles against Brown ... Had a team-high eight tackles and forced a fumble that resulted in a Harvard touchdown in a win at Lafayette on Oct. 1 ... Had seven tackles and an interception against Cornell ... Had 11 tackles, a sack, 2.5 tackles for a loss and recovered a fumble against Bucknell ... Had 11 tackles against Princeton and sealed a 56-39 win with a fourth quarter interception ... Had eight tackles in a win over Dartmouth ... Had nine tackles in a win at Columbia ... Had nine tackles at Yale and returned an interception 32 yards for a touchdown on the final defensive snap of his career.

2010: Named second team All-Ivy League ... Ranked fourth on Harvard's team with 49 tackles ... Made his first start at linebacker in the season opener against Holy Cross ... Had 5 tackles, an interception and two pass breakups against the Crusaders ... Had seven tackles including one for a loss at Dartmouth ... Ivy League honor roll afgter stepping in at punter against Columbia and averaging 36.8 yards per punt with onw inside the 20. On defense, he had seven tackles and an interception ... Career-high 17 tackles (7 solo) against Yale including 1.5 sacks.

2009: Had six tackles, including four solo, and a niine-yard sack in a win over Brown on Sept. 25 ... Had a sack in a win at Cornell ... Had 1.5 tackles for a loss including a sack against Lafayette ... Blocked a punt and broke up two passes in a win over Princeton.

2008: Appeared in six games and earned a Major H award ... First action came against Cornell with one solo tackle ... Had tackles versus Columbia and Yale.

Background:
At Hudson: Lettered in football and basketball ... Captained both teams as a senior ... First team all-state ... Summit County Offensive Player of the Year ... Akron Touchdown Club Player of the Year ... Two-time all-county selection ... All-Northeast Ohio Conference in basketball ... Graduated as school record holder with 3,934 all-purpose yards and 35 touchdowns ... School's Marion Albee award ... National Honor Society ... Urban Vision volunteer ... All-Academic selection.