79 Alex Clamon
Alex Clamon

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Dandridge, Tenn.

High School:
Jefferson County

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 256

Position:
Defensive Tackle

Birthdate:
08/07/1984

Experience:
1VL



Promising talent along Army's defensive line ... split time between defensive tackle and defensive end during West Point tenure ... listed as backup at left defensive end position entering preseason camp ... slowed by early season knee injury last fall ... gritty defender capable of making plays along defensive front wall ... lends excellent size and strength up front ... continues to refine all-around game ... younger brother of current Black Knight linebacker David Clamon ... promises to receive significant field duty this fall ... could factor into special teams mix as well.

2004: Drew field duty in five contests ... notched game showings opposite Louisville, Houston and Connecticut ... missed next five games after suffering knee injury against Huskies ... returned to reserve action against Tulane and UAB ... recorded only tackle of season during season-opening loss to Louisville ... shouldered important special teams role before being felled by injury.

2003: Did not appear in a varsity contest.

High School: Honorable mention all-state selection at Jefferson County High in Dandridge, Tenn. ... played for head coach Scott Meadows ... two-way stalwart ... starred at tight end and defensive end positions ... two-time all-region choice at both spots ... tabbed as region's "Best Defensive Lineman" ... all-region "Scholar-Athlete" as well ... three-time letterwinner ... served as team captain during senior year ... earned four additional varsity letters in track and field and one in wrestling ... team captain in track and field ... National Honor Society member ... served as president of Student Body ... twice named school's "Student of the Year" ... member of board of directors for school's Fellowship of Christian Athletes group ... president of Beta Club.

Personal: Born Aug. 7, 1984 ... given name is Alexander Frank Clamon ... parents' names are Frank and Carol Clamon ... brother, David, senior member of Army grid squad ... considered entering the ministry ... majoring in Sociology.

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