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Alex Deleon
Alex  Deleon

RS Senior

Belleview, FL

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 240


Criminal Justice


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Nine C-USA Honors Bestowed to FAU Football Players

Lucky Whitehead and Andrae Kirk were named 1st Team members


Football Honors Outstanding Players at Season Ending Banquet

2015 Season Tickets are on Sae Now


Football Loses in Waning Seconds at Middle Tennessee

Owls play host to ODU, noon Saturday


FAU Football Downed by UNT, 31-10

The Owls will next travel to Middle Tennessee, Nov. 22


FAU Football 2014 Spring Practice

FAU Football 2014 Spring Practice

Deleon Photo Gallery

2014: Drew a season opening start in a two-tight end set at Nebraska...tallied two receptions for 18 yards...worked in the same set and on special teams at No. 2 Alabama...grabbed two receptions for a total of 18 yards and a score in the season home opener versus Tulsa, including his first TD of the season, a 14 yard reception...g had three catches for a total of 22 yards, including an 11 yard catch...tallied a season and career high five receptions, including one on third and long that gave the Owls a first down and set up a score...tallied 58 yards in the game, including a long of 16...recorded one catch, a 13 yarder, versus FIU...defensively he was credited with a tackle assist and a fumble recovery...recorded a one-yard reception in the Western Kentucky victory...recorded two catches, including one for a score at No. 23 Marshall...tallied 30 yards in the game...recorded three receptions for 43 yards, including a score versus UAB...had two receptions, including one for a score, after tallying 37 yards in the UNT game...had his most productive game of the season with two catches...his first was a career long 50 yarder, his second was a five-yard score.

Saw action in every game...averaged 12 yards per reception...finished the season with two receptions for a total of 32 yards and a touchdown in the last-game victory over FIU...had receptions in six games including a season high 24 yard reception at USF...part of the three-man tight end rotation.

2012: Had an outstanding off-season which paid off during his second campaign...heavy contributor on special teams and was a regular starter during two-tight end sets...saw action in 11 of the team's 12 games...recorded receptions in six games with a season high and career high four catches at Alabama and at South Alabama...tallied 24 and 23 yards respectively with his career long 10-yard reception recorded three times (at Georgia, Alabama and USA) of seven receivers to record a touchdown and his was the first scored in 2012, fourth game, versus Alabama, the eventual National Champion...had an 11 yard kick return at USA and recorded the first of his two tackles in 2012 versus Alabama and the second was at ULM...named the 2012 Iron Owl at the season ending banquet.

2011: Became an integral part of the team's tight end threat...saw action in six games both at tight end and on special teams...recorded one catch at FIU for 14 yards...recorded a tackle the final game of the season, versus ULM.

2010: Redshirted in the fall and challenged for playing time with height and speed in the spring.

High School: Played for Mike Bowe at Belleview High School where he recorded 34 receptions for 349 yards and two touchdowns and recorded 61 tackles as a senior...named first-team All-County by the Ocala Star-Banner and by the Florida Athletic Coaches Association...three-sport athlete (football, basketball and track where he was a 3A state finalist in 2009 in the 110 high hurdles).

Personal: Criminal justice major...son of Patricia and Manuel Deleon, Sr...born in Bronx, NY.

Career Statistics


Game-by-Game Receptions
2011 Season: FIU (1-14); ULM (T: 1-0=1)
2012 Season: Georgia (2-15); Alabama (4-24 1 TD, T: 1-0=1); North Texas (1-4); ULM (T: 1-0=1); South Alabama (4-23); Troy (1-2); Louisiana (1-9)
2013 Season: Miami (1-1); East Carolina (1-4); USF (1-24); Marshall(1-9); Tulane (1-14); FIU (2-32 1 TD)
2014 Season: Nebraska (2-18); Alabama; Tulsa (2-18, 1 TD); Wyoming (Rec: 3-22); UTSA (Rec: 5-58); FIU (Rec: 1-13); Western Kentucky (1-1); Marshall (2-30 1 TD); UAB(3-43 1 TD); North Texas (2-37, 1 TD); Middle Tennessee (2-55, 1 TD); Old Dominion

Career Game Highs
Receptions: 5 UTSA (9/27/14)
Receiving Yards: 58 (9/27/14)
Touchdowns: 1 7X
Longest Reception: 50 at Middle Tennessee (11/22/14)

2014 Season Game Highs
Receptions: 5 UTSA (9/27/14)
Receiving Yards: 55 at Middle Tennessee (11/22/14)
Touchdowns: 1 5X
Longest Reception: 50 at Middle Tennessee (11/22/14)

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