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Alex Howell
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Florence, S.C.

High School:
West Florence

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 206

Position:
P/K

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Dominique Williams named this year's recipient of McGillis Memorial Scholarship

11/02/2011

Q&A with Ryan Quigley

The punter is fifth all-time in the ACC with 10,389 total yards

2013 (SOPHOMORE): Did not see any game action ... served as the team's back-up punter and kickoff specialist.

2012 (FRESHMAN): Played in one game - the season opener against Miami (Sept. 1) ... registered four kickoffs for 240 yards (60.0 yards per kick).

2011: Redshirted.

HIGH SCHOOL: Earned All-State second-team honors from SCVarsity.com as a senior kicker at West Florence High School ... selected as the 4A Kicker of the Year by the South Carolina Football Coaches Association ... chosen as the kicker on the Palmetto Champions All-Star Team; also gained Special Teams Player of the Year Award from the South Carolina Football Coaches Association ... was 29-for-29 on extra points and 8-for-12 on field goals in 2010; converted a 51-yard field goal against Darlington ... averaged 40.3 yards per punt ... served as team captain for Knights head coach Trey Woodberry ... played in the National Underclassmen Combine's All World Gridiron Classic on Dec. 31, 2010; captured NUC Special Team Player of the Year honors ... played for the South team in South Carolina's North-South All-Star Game on Dec. 11, 2010.

PERSONAL: Alexander Scott Howell ... enrolled as a marketing major in the Carroll School of Management ... is the recipient of The McCourt Family Football Scholarship ... Alex and his older brother Jimmy are the sons of April and James Howell; his older brother was a four-year letterwinner as punter at Virginia.

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