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The Ravens placed the following player on Practice Squad Injured:
Nick Leaders (DT, 6-1, 290, Rookie, Iowa State)
The Ravens have also signed the following player to their Practice Squad:
Lorenzo Alexander (DT, 6-1, 301, 1st-year, California)
Years in NFL: 1
Ht: 6-1 Wt: 301
HS: St. Mary’s (Berkley, CA)
Born: 05/31/83, in Berkley, CA
Joined Ravens: Free Agent, 2006
Transactions: Alexander was signed to the Baltimore Ravens’ practice squad on 9/7/06…Was waived by the Carolina Panthers 9/3/06…Signed to practice squad by Carolina on 9/5/05…Waived by the Panthers on 9/3/05…Originally signed as an undrafted rookie free agent by Carolina on 4/29/05.
Pro: Strong interior lineman with run-stopping and pass rush skills…Plays with good body control and leverage…Spent the entire 2005 season on the Carolina Panthers’ practice squad.
2005: (with Carolina) Spent the entire season on the Panthers’ practice squad after being signed as a rookie free agent.
College, High School: Produced 110 tackles and 4.5 sacks in his 4-year career at California…Started all 12 games at DT in 2004 as a senior, earning 2nd-team All-Pac 10 honors…Collected 28 tackles, 1.5 sacks, 1 FF and 2 PD…Helped the Golden Bears defense to surrender only 82.5 yards rushing per game…As a junior (2003), Alexander earned the Brick Muller Award, given to the Golden Bears most valuable defensive lineman…Registered 33 tackles, 1 sack and 1 FF…Earned Pac-10 Honorable Mention honors as a sophomore as he posted 25 tackles, 1 sack and 1 FR…Named to the Pac-10 All-Freshman team after posting 24 tackles, 1 sack, and 1 FR in his 1st year with the Golden Bears…Attended St. Mary’s (Berkeley, CA) HS, where he amassed 120 tackles, 17 sacks and 5 FFs as a senior…Majored in legal studies.