Football

AlexBascom

  • position Defensive Tackle
  • height 6-5
  • Weight 264
  • class Senior
  • Hometown Louisville, Ky.
  • High school St. Xavier

2021 – Junior

  • Practiced with the team
  • Dean’s List (Fall 2021)

2020 – Sophomore

  • Practiced with the team
  • Dean’s List (Fall 2020)
  • Named to SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll

2019 – Freshman

  • Practiced with the team

High School

  • Three-year letter winner for head coach Kevin Wallace
  • Started at defensive end and helped lead the Tigers to 9-4 record as a senior, totaling 54 tackles and 7.0 sacks
  • Named All-District as a senior
  • Helped St. Xavier go 12-3 and finish as state runner up in 2017
  • Also a two-year letter winner as a forward on the basketball team
  • Member of the National Honor Society and was named to the President’s List for excelling in the classroom
  • Chose Kentucky over Butler, Jacksonville, and Louisville

Personal

  • Born in Louisville, Kentucky
  • Son of Theresa and Rich Bascom
  • Has a twin brother, Richard, also on the team
  • Double majoring in finance and management

Alex Says

  • He chose Kentucky because he’s been a fan his whole life and he liked the coaching staff
  • After his football career, he would like to be a financial advisor
  • Three words to describe him are respectable, reliable, and funny
  • The best advice he’s ever received is “always remember, things get better”
  • The person he admires the most is his grandpa because he’s always been able to make him laugh
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