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Alec’s Bio

Alec led the St. Louis Rams in tackles in his rookie season, totaled 155 (124 solo) – notched a 98-yard interception-return for a touchdown, tied the NFL record for longest interception return by a linebacker, and the longest return by a rookie linebacker in league history – after obtaining the No. 30 overall pick in a trade with the Atlanta Falcons, St. Louis selected Ogletree, the 10th linebacker drafted by the team in the first round since 1937.  Alec became the first linebacker drafted in the first round by the Rams in over a decade.

Alec and his wife Alexandra

Alec and his wife Alexandra

In college, Alec was first-team All-Southeastern Conference choice by The NFL Draft Report, earning third-team honors from Phil Steele.  He was named to the Southeastern Conference Freshman team by the league’s coaches and also earned the team’s Newcomer of the Year Award on defense.   In addition, Alec earned Athletic Director’s Honor Roll distinction for the summer semester.

Alec studied human development & family science at the University of Georgia. Twin brother of former teammate Alexander Ogletree, a fullback for the University of Georgia, played for Newnan High School head coach Mike McDonald and named Class AAAAA Defensive Player of the Year, to the All-Decade Team and received All-State first-team unanimous accolades. He was also selected by the Georgia Sports Writers Association as the state’s Class AAAAA Defensive Player of the Year and was a starter on the basketball team,  ran the 400-meter dash, 4×100 relay and long jumped for the Cougars.