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Alex Square
14  Alex Square

Fort Collins, Colo.

High School:

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 182




2009 (Senior): Played in eight games, picking up 36 yards on 10 carries, and 9 yards on his only reception...Also returned three kickoffs for 85 yards (28.3 avg.)...Made his 2009 debut in 23-17 win at Colorado (Sept. 6), on the Rams' hands-team unit, which recovered CU's onside kick attempt late in the contest...Saw brief action in the offensive backfield early in 24-23 win vs. Weber State (Sept. 12), then dropped back to return kickoffs in 35-20 win vs. Nevada (Sept. 19)...Dropped back deep on a fourth-quarter kickoff return in the loss at No. 19 BYU (Sept. 26)...In first quarter of 24-17 loss vs. Utah (Oct. 10), took a shovel pass for 9 yards, his first career reception...Saw the most extensive action of his career in loss at No. 8 TCU (Oct. 17), with seven carries for 38 yards...Had a pair of fourth-quarter kickoff returns in loss at UNLV (Nov. 7), including a career-long 34-yarder.

2008 (Junior): Played in seven games, including the New Mexico Bowl (Dec. 20), primarily in a special-teams role...Returned 11 punts for 60 yards (5.5 avg.), and one kickoff for 18 yards...Also recorded one coverage tackle.

2007 (Sophomore): Played in one game, lining up as a kickoff returner late in the Georgia Southern contest (Nov. 17).

2006 (Freshman): Served as a primary kick returner in the final five games of 2006...Finished second on the team in kick return yards with 63...Had two returns for 34 yards at Utah (Nov. 11)...Had one return for 11 yards vs. BYU (Nov. 4)...Had one return for 18 yards vs. New Mexico (Oct. 28)...In playing time vs. UNLV (Oct. 7), had two carries for 4 yards.
2005: Redshirted in his first full season...Joined CSU's football team in spring drills after greyshirting in 2004.

High School: Rushed for 1,684 yards and scored a school-record 29 touchdowns (23 rushing) in 2003 for Poudre High School in Fort Collins, Colo. ...Honorable mention all-state in 2002, and first-team all-state selection in `03...Offensive and team MVP as a senior...Helped guide Poudre to four consecutive city championships...In track, was a three-time all-conference honoree and won the state high jump competition as a junior...Participated in the school record-holding 4x200 relay team...Also earned three varsity letters in basketball...Was named as an academic All-American...Head football coach was Rich Yonker.

Personal: Given name Alex Jordan Square...Born May 17, 1985, in Fort Collins, Colo. ...Son of Johnny and Vicki Square...His father was a standout for the Rams from 1973-76 and is now the team advisor, as well as a community leader in the area...Has one sister, Justine, who played on the CSU women's basketball team...Majoring in construction management...Hometown: Fort Collins, Colo.


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