UND Roster

2013-14 Football Roster

#82 Alex Welch

Tight End


Height 6'3''
Weight 251 lbs.
Class Senior
Hometown Cincinnati, OH
High School Elder
Bio

Welch[apos]s career highs

Receptions: 1, Navy, Oct. 29, 2011

Receiving yards: 8, Navy, Oct. 29, 2011 (1 receptions)

Long reception: 8, Navy, Oct. 29, 2011

All-purpose yards: 8, Navy, Oct. 29, 2011

Tackles: 1, vs Maryland, Nov. 12, 2011 (1-0); Boston College, Nov. 19, 2011 (0-1); Navy, Oct. 29, 2011 (1-0)

JUNIOR SEASON (2012): Missed entire season following preseason knee injury.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2011): Saw action in 10 games … caught one pass for eight yards and recorded three tackles on special teams … caught pass in win vs. Navy … tackles came in wins against the Midshipmen, Maryland and Maryland.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2010): Did not see game action during the 2010 season.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: First-team Ohio all-state tight end for 2009 by OhioVarsity.com … an honorable mention selection on 2009 Cincinnati Enquirer Football All-Stars … rated #10 tight end nationally by SuperPrep … rated 112th player nationally by The Kickoff Top 120 … caught 43 passes for 620 yards and five touchdowns as senior in 2009 … had five catches for 98 yards, including 41-yarder for a TD vs. Trinity in 2009 … also caught five for 89 yards and two TDs vs. St. Francis de Sales in 2009 … caught 32 passes for 480 yards as junior in 2008, four of them for TDs at Elder High School in Cincinnati, Ohio … helped Elder to 10-3 mark as senior in 2009, including Ohio Division I semifinal loss to Hilliard Davidson … selected to South roster for Ohio North-South Classic in April 2010 in Columbus, Ohio … 2009 Elder team had been ranked as high as third nationally early in the fall … as junior in 2008 helped Elder to 13-2 record, including Ohio Division 1 championship game loss to Cleveland St. Ignatius … from same high school as former Irish tight end Kyle Rudolph … played behind Rudolph at tight end as a sophomore in 2007 when Rudolph was a senior … starting center on 2009 Elder basketball team … joins long list of Elder graduates to play football at Notre Dame, including 1975 co-captain and offensive tackle Ed Bauer … nephew of former Irish linebacker Steve Heimkreiter (1975-78) … played for coach Doug Ramsey at Elder … son of Austin and Lynn Welch … enrolled in Mendoza College of Business as a management consulting major.

Welch[apos]s Career Statistics

Receiving
Year G-S Rec Yds TD LG Rec/G Avg/C Avg/G
2010 Did Not Play
2011 10-0 1 8 0 8 0.1 8 0.8
2012 Did Not Play
TOTAL 10-0 1 8 0 8 0.1 8 0.8