Meet The Newest Cowboy: Alex Elkins
Alex Elkins
Alex Elkins

Posted Feb 1, 2011

Alex Elkins is a 6-4, 235-pound linebacker prospect who played the past two seasons at Blinn (Texas) College.

LB Alex Elkins
6-4, 235, 4.55
Keller, Texas/Blinn (Texas) College
Sophomore Honors: Second team All-SWJCC, SuperPrep Juco Top 100, No. 51 prospect in the nation, Scout 3-star recruit.
Sophomore Stats: 73 tackles (29 unassisted, 44 assisted), 10 TFL, 2.5 sacks.
Junior Stats: 41 tackles (20 unassisted, 21 assisted), 5 TFL, 2 sacks.
Other schools recruited by: TCU, South Alabama, Kansas State, Ohio, Utah.
Greg Powers Signing Day Evaluation: This guy makes the most plays on film. He splits time with other linebackers, but he is a rock solid player. With his size you would think that he would be a liability in pass coverage assignments, but he moves extremely well and his length gives him some extra inches to work with when covering receivers. He is a solid tackler who is able to make open field tackles. Does not make a ton of huge plays but makes all of the necessary ones.

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