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Alonzo Saxton II
Player Profile:
Alonzo Saxton II 1867354
Position: Safety
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 180
Year: Senior
City/State: Columbus, Ohio
High School: Bishop Hartley

Career Statistics

2016 Game-by-Game Statistics
2016:
Made transition from cornerback to the Rover safety position during spring drills and enters 2016 charted as the top reserve behind Phillip Carter ... in 21 career games (8 starts), has 50 tackles, 2.0 TFL, one INT, three PBUs, one caused fumble and two QB pressures ... has played 731 career snaps ... has six career games with 4+ tackles including a personal-high six stops against Virginia Tech in 2015.

2015 Game-by-Game Statistics
2015:
Academic All-ACC selection ... played in all 13 games with eight starts at cornerback ... earned starting assignments in the first eight weeks of the season ... finished with 38 tackles, 2.0 TFL, one INT, two PBUs, one caused fumble and one QB pressure ... led Duke with 10 tackles on special teams ... had 2+ tackles in 11 games including a season-high six stops in the win at Virginia Tech ... logged four tackles in victories over N.C. Central, Georgia Tech and Indiana ... against Northwestern, posted three tackles, 1.0 TFL, one INT and one QB pressure ... had 1.0 TFL and one PBU in the win over Boston College ... underwent surgery on March 9, 2015, to repair left shoulder labral ... on the field for 607 toal snaps.

2014 Game-by-Game Statistics
2014:
Played in eight games ... saw action in the first eight weeks of the season before suffering season-ending shoulder injury at Pittsburgh ... totaled 12 tackles, one PBU and one QB pressure ... had a season-best four tackles against both Elon and Tulane ... also posted one PBU and one QB pressure in the season-opening victory over the Phoenix ... one of five true freshmen to earn a varsity letter, joining Zavier Carmichael, Davis Koppenhaver, Zach Muñiz and Shaun Wilson ... on the field for 124 snaps.

PRIOR TO DUKE: Four-year letterman at Bishop Hartley under Brad Burchfield ... listed as the No. 33 cornerback in the nation by Rivals.com ... helped team to four-year record of 50-6 with four state playoff berths including two appearances in the state championship game ... Ohio Division V first team all-state and defensive player of the year pick in 2013 ... posted nine INTs as a senior ... also participated in track and field.

PERSONAL: Son of Deandra Boll and Alonzo Saxton ... born February 22, 1996 ... majoring in theater studies with a minor in education.

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