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6-2 / 211
Did not play; injured his knee before the season.
Redshirted as a true freshman in his first season of college eligibility.
Lettered 16 times, four years in four sports at Cheyenne (Wyo.) East High School...In football, led the Thunderbirds to the 5A state championship as a senior in 2007...The 5A state Player of the Year in 2007, garnered all-state honors on both offense and defense, and was considered by recruiting publications as one of the state's top 25 prospects...Was all-conference as a quarterback, defensive back and punter in 2007...Voted all-state as a defensive back in 2006 as a junior...Also was an all-conference wide receiver as a junior, and an all-league defensive player as a sophomore...Team captain each of his final two seasons...Head football coach was Chad Goff...Additionally earned all-conference accolades in track (twice), soccer and basketball...Was an all-state track athlete as a junior...Was named a national Student-Athlete of the Month for October 2007.
Given name Alexander David Stratton...Born Feb. 24, 1990, in Boulder, Colo. ...Son of David and Judith Stratton...Has two older brothers, each of whom preceded him in the Colorado State football program...Ben (2002-06) was a four-year starter and all-conference performer in the Rams' secondary...Dane (2004-08) was an offensive lineman...Met senior citizens at the North Shore Health and Rehab Facility to spread goodwill, take some photos and share a few laughs on a Saturday afternoon in February before the '10 season...Undecided on a major at CSU...Hometown: Cheyenne, Wyo.