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Alex Redmond
No. 62 – Cincinnati Bengals
Position:Offensive guard
Personal information
Born: (1995-01-18) January 18, 1995 (age 25)
Long Beach, California
Height:6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Weight:310 lb (141 kg)
Career information
High school:Los Alamitos
(Los Alamitos, California)
College:UCLA
Undrafted:2016
Career history
* Cincinnati Bengals ( 2016–present)
Roster status:Suspended
Career NFL statistics as of 2018
Games played:20
Games started:15
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at PFR

Alex Edward Redmond (born January 18, 1995) is an American football offensive guard for the Cincinnati Bengals of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at UCLA.

Early yearsEdit

Redmond played high school football at Los Alamitos High School in Los Alamitos, California. He also lettered three years in wrestling at Los Alamitos, becoming the first wrestling state finalist in school history.[1]

College careerEdit

Redmond played for the UCLA Bruins of the University of California, Los Angeles from 2013 to 2015. He started all 13 games at right guard in 2013, tying the school record for most single-season starts by a true freshman position player. He earned Honorable Mention All-Pac-12 honors in 2013. Redmond was also named a First Team Freshman All-American by the Sporting News, Athlon Sports and the Football Writers Association of America. He started eight games at right guard in 2014, earning Honorable Mention All-Pac-12 honors. He played in 12 games, starting 10, in 2015.[1] Redmond was declared academically ineligible prior to the team's final game of the 2015 season, the Foster Farms Bowl.[2] He also declared for the 2016 NFL Draft prior to the game.[3] However, Redmond stated that he had always planned to enter the draft after three years. He also said that turning professional would help him support his daughter.[2] He majored in history at UCLA.[4]

Professional careerEdit

Redmond was rated the 21st best offensive guard in the 2016 NFL Draft by NFLDraftScout.com.[5] Lance Zierlein of NFL.com predicted that he would be drafted in the seventh round or be a priority free agent.[6]

Pre-draft measureables
Ht WtArm lengthHand size 40-yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP
6 ft 5 in 294 lb33¼ in10½ in 5.30 s 1.85 s 3.07 s 4.90 s 7.75 s 28 in 9 ft 3 in 30 reps

After going undrafted, he signed with the Cincinnati Bengals on May 6, 2016.[7] He was waived by the Bengals on September 3 and signed to the team's practice squad on September 4, 2016.[8] He signed a reserve/future contract with the Bengals on January 2, 2017.[9]

He became a full-time starter in 2018, starting 15 games at right guard.

Redmond was suspended the first four games of the 2019 season for violating the league's performance-enhancing drug policy.[10]

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Alex Redmond". uclabruins.com. https://web.archive.org/web/20171017023428/http://www.uclabruins.com/roster.aspx?rp_id=3870. Retrieved October 9, 2017.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Hammond, Rich (February 25, 2016). "Ex-UCLA, Los Alamitos lineman Alex Redmond explains departure from Bruins". ocregister.com. https://web.archive.org/web/20171010191051/http://www.ocregister.com/2016/02/25/ex-ucla-los-alamitos-lineman-alex-redmond-explains-departure-from-bruins/. Retrieved October 10, 2017.
  3. "UCLA OL Alex Redmond declares for draft, to skip Foster Farms Bowl". si.com. December 23, 2015. https://web.archive.org/web/20171010185458/https://www.si.com/college-football/2015/12/23/ucla-bruins-alex-redmond-nfl-draft. Retrieved October 10, 2017.
  4. "2015 UCLA FOOTBALL". amazonaws.com. pp. 37. https://web.archive.org/web/20171010192007/https://s3.amazonaws.com/sidearm.sites/uclabruins.com/documents/2015/8/13/FB_15MG_FULL.pdf. Retrieved October 10, 2017.
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  6. "Alex Redmond". nfl.com. https://web.archive.org/web/20171010182455/http://www.nfl.com/draft/2016/profiles/alex-redmond?id=2555493. Retrieved October 10, 2017.
  7. "Alex Redmond". https://web.archive.org/web/20171010185921/http://www.bengals.com/team/roster/Alex-Redmond/15b36c49-3963-4068-917f-da2c81bb04fa. Retrieved October 10, 2017.
  8. Hobson, Geoff (September 4, 2016). "Busy Bengals re-set roster with No. 3 QB". https://web.archive.org/web/20171010184020/http://www.bengals.com/news/article-1/Busy-Bengals-re-set-roster-with-No-3-QB/e95b8a82-5b22-4e52-9363-2f86b06398da. Retrieved October 10, 2017.
  9. "Transactions". https://web.archive.org/web/20171010184436/http://www.bengals.com/news/transactions.html. Retrieved October 10, 2017.
  10. Teope, Herbie (May 23, 2019). "Bengals' Alex Redmond suspended 4 games for PEDs". http://www.nfl.com/news/story/0ap3000001031789/article/bengals-alex-redmond-suspended-4-games-for-peds.

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