DITR: DE Alex Mott, St. Paul’s (Covington, Louisiana)

Alex Mott is a 6’1, 250lbs defensive lineman from the class of 2025. His first move off the line of scrimmage is quick. His quickness helps him win most of his reps at DE. Last year, he made First Team All-District, and watching his film, you saw his impact on the field. Alex bench pressing 260 pounds and squatting 500 pounds. His combination of strength and quickness makes him very hard to be stopped. During Gridiron Football’s most recent Elite Camp in Covington, he recorded a shuttle time of 4.8 and a broad jump of 7’10. During the tire pull, he should show his willingness never to give up. He stays on top of his books with a 3.7 GPA. This kid has a bright future.

What are some things you have overcome in life?

” I hurt my shoulder which took me out for a couple of weeks.”

What are your biggest accomplishments?

“1st team All District, All Parish, and All State.”

What player do you compare yourself to and why?

“I compare myself to Aaron Donald because I’m not the biggest but I feel like I’m a tough competitor.”

What are your plans once you’re done with football and why?

“I plan to go to maritime school and study to be a pilot.”

What are some goals you have for yourself, and your team next season?

“1st Team All State and a State Championship.”

What do you like about the sport of football and how is it significant to you?

“I like the mental toughness it takes to play and I feel like that translate to life as well.”

What is an interesting fact about you outside of football?

“I like to be outdoors.”

what is your dream school?

“My dream school is Tulane.”

what position do you enjoy playing the most and why?

“D end, because I like the mix of strength and speed it takes to play that position.”

What are some ways your coaches have helped you?

“They see my potential and push me to be the best everyday.”