Alex Wood
    Alex  Wood

    RS Junior

    Mercer Island, WA

    High School:
    Mercer Island HS

    Height / Weight:
    5-10 / 175






    No. 20 USC Falls to No. 7 Stanford in Pac-12 Title Game, 41-22

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    2013 USC Spring Football Outlook

    Spring ball begins March 5.


    USC 27, Colorado 24

    The Trojans win on the road against Colorado, on November 13, 2015.

    2015: Wood, a one-time walk-on who earned a scholarship in the fall of 2015, will compete for the starting placekicker job and kickoff duty as a junior in 2015.

    2014: Wood handled the kickoff duties in USC's final 8 games as a walk-on sophomore placekicker in 2014. He also served as the placekicker in 2 games (Arizona and Colorado) when Andre Heidari was out with an injury. Overall while appearing in the 8 games, he hit all 12 of his PATs (4 against Arizona and 8 versus Colorado), plus he had touchbacks on 14 of his 48 kickoffs and another 11 pinned opponents within the 20-yard line. He also made 2 tackles.

    2013: Wood did not see any action as a backup walk-on sophomore placekicker in 2013.

    2012: He was a reserve walk-on placekicker as a first-year freshman at USC in 2012. He appeared in two games in 2012 while subbing for an injured Andre Heidari and hit all eight of his PATs at Syracuse (6-of-6) and at Stanford (2-of-2). He did not attempt a field goal.

    HIGH SCHOOL: He made 2011 All-King County 3A/2A League second team as a senior placekicker and punter at Mercer Island (Wash.) High. He hit 9-of-11 field goals (with a long of 51 yards) and 23-of-26 PATs, had touchbacks on 50 of his 71 kickoffs and averaged 36.2 yards per punt (with a long of 59 yards) in 2011.
    As a 2010 junior, he made All-League honorable mention and had 24 touchbacks on 42 kickoffs.
    He also played soccer at Mercer Island, earning 2012 All-State Class3A second team honors.

    PERSONAL: He is a communication major at USC with a B average (3.34 GPA).