Alex Buck
Alex Buck


Bloomington, Ill.

High School:
Normal Community

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 185



Normal Community HS: A three-year starter, who hauled in 21 career interceptions, which is the seventh-highest total in the State of Illinois all-time ... named to the Bloomington Pantagraph's 2007 All-Area Team ... the 2007 Big 12 Conference Defensive Player of the Year and the 2007 team most valuable player ... 2007 Illinois High School Football Coaches Association Class 6A All-State selection ... tallied six interceptions as a senior, after totaling seven his junior season ... as a sophomore, collected eight picks ... the Ironmen compiled a 38-3 varsity record during his three seasons as a starter, and won the 2006 Illinois High School Association (IHSA) Class 6A State Championship ... coached by Hud Venerable ... lettered four years in baseball and three years in basketball.

Data: Born 10-25-89, in Murphysboro, Ill. ... son of Richard and Rose Buck ... his father, Richard, played football at Monmouth College ... one of four children ... former prep teammate of fellow ISU signees Austin Davis and Billy Dickson and current Redbirds Michael Cross, Jake Detmers and Marcus King ... intended major: computer engineering or business.