LEGENDARY CANES QB STEVE WALSH TALKS ABOUT GETTING RECRUITED BY JIMMY JOHNSON, LEARNING FROM VINNY TESTAVERDE AND HELPING UM CAPTURE THE 1987 NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP ON THE BEHIND THE U PODCAST

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Alex Garcia

position

Offensive Line

Height

6-1

Weight

275 lbs.

Class

Redshirt Freshman

Hometown

Miami, Fla.

High School

Christopher Columbus HS

CAREER: Non-scholarship player who will be looking to make animpact after spending the last three seasons as a member of thescout team offensive line…excellent blocker with a low center ofgravity…uses power and leverage to create running lanes forbacks…a three-time selection to the Big East Conference All-AcademicTeam…information technology major.

 

HIGH SCHOOL: Columbus…was a star on both sides of the linethroughout his prep career…a member of the Miami Herald All-Dadethird team as a senior…selected to play in the Dade vs. Broward All-StarGame…helped Columbus to a 9-3 record (5-0 in district) and adistrict title in his senior season…Columbus advanced to the secondround of the state playoffs during his senior season…was a forwardon the basketball team…earned three varsity letters at Columbus(two in football, one in basketball)…was a Principal’s HonorsStudent with a 4.5 grade-point average (5.0 scale)…member of theNational Honor Society…coached in football by David Dunn.