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#56 Alex Balducci
Position: Defensive Lineman
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 305
Year: Junior
City/State: Portland, Ore.
High School: Central Catholic HS
Experience: 2 Letters
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2013 — Played in all 13 games, recording 18 total tackles (10 unassisted) . . . Credited with first career fumble recovery in addition to making a career-best three tackles (two solo) in win over Virginia . . . Matched personal-best three tackles at Arizona . . . Assisted on two stops vs. Utah as well as one at Stanford ... Had one solo and one assisted tackle in wins over Colorado and Tennessee . . . Recovered a fumble vs. Cal .

2012 — Appeared in the final four games of the season when health of his teammates negated the luxury of a redshirt year . . .  Included was a starting nod vs. Stanford … Made first collegiate tackle in victory at Oregon State … Debuted in team’s 10th game of the season at California . . . Credited with two solo tackles in Spring Game, including one tackle for loss.

BEFORE OREGON — Played three seasons where he was named first-team all-state as both a defensive lineman and an offensive lineman and was named the Mt. Hood Conference and Class 6A Defensive Player of the Year in 2011 . . . Selected to the U.S. Army All-American game, where he had two quarterback hurries and two tackles ... As a senior, tallied 68 tackles, including 40 solo stops, had seven sacks, deflected one pass, and forced two fumbles, while recovering one fumble . . . Rams finished 10-3 and advanced to the semifinals of the OSAA Class 6A playoffs his final season.

PERSONAL — Parents: Ralph and Kathy Balducci. Family: One sister. High School (Coach): Central Catholic (Steve Pyne), 2012. Major: Undeclared.

Tackles: 3, at Virginia, 09/07/13 (2-1); at Arizona, 11/23/13 (3-0)
Fumbles recovered: 1, at Virginia, 09/07/13 ; California, 09/28/13
Pass breakups: 1, Utah, 11/16/13


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