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Alex Lauricella
Alex Lauricella

Hometown:
River Ridge, La.

High School:
John Curtis Christian

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 181

Position:
Cornerback

Birthdate:
04/20/1989

Experience:
4L

Major:
Political Science


11/16/2012

Tulane Football Closes Out Home Slate against East Carolina this Saturday

Green Wave will honor 19-member senior class during pregame ceremonies

11/13/2012

Johnson Talks To Media During Football's Weekly Press Conference

Green Wave look to close out home portion of 2012 schedule on a high note Saturday vs East Carolina

11/06/2012

Johnson Talks To Media During Football's Weekly Press Conference

Green Wave look to show steady improvement over the final three games of the 2012 season

11/03/2012

Notes Following Football's 49-47 C-USA Loss To Rice

09/22/2012

Notes Following Football's 39-0 Loss To Ole Miss

Career Notes: Four-year letterman had 57 tackles (37 solo, 20 assists), one tackle for loss, nine pass break-ups and an interception during his career...played in 41 games with four starts.

Saw action in 11 games as a senior...finished tied for second on the team in fumble recoveries (1) and tied for ninth in pass break-ups (1) while logging nine tackles (6 solo, 3 assists)...had season-best two tackles twice: both solo vs UAB (10/27) and 1 solo, 1 assist vs ULM (9/29)...broke up a pass at Tulsa (9/8) and recovered a fumble vs Ole Miss (9/22)...off the field, was a member of the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll and Tulane's 3.0 Club.

2011: Played in eight games with one start as a junior...finished tied for third on the team in interceptions (1) while posting six tackles (4 solo, 2 assists)...posted a season-high two tackles on three occasions: two assist vs Tulsa (9/10) and two solo against both Syracuse (10/8) and UTEP (10/15)...tied a career-high with two pass break-ups at UAB (9/17)...recorded first career interception vs UTEP...earned lone start of the year vs Memphis (10/22)...missed final five contests with a knee injury...off the field, was a member of the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll and Tulane's 3.0 Club.

2010: Saw action in eight games with three starts as a sophomore...finished tied for second on the team in pass break-ups (5), while sitting 13th with 19 tackles (13 solo, 6 assists) and in tackles for loss (1.0)...tied a career-high with five tackles (4 solo, 1 assist) at Tulsa (10/16)...broke up a career-best two passes to go with three tackles (2 solo, 1 assist) at Houston (9/25)...added four stops and a pass break-up at Rutgers (10/2) and had three-tackle performances at UTEP (10/23) and vs Southern Miss (11/6)...off the field, was a member of the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll and Tulane's 3.0 Club.

2009: Played in all 12 games as a redshirt-freshman...tied for sixth on the team in pass break-ups (1) while ranking 15th in tackles with 23 (14 solo, 9 assists)...posted a career-best five tackles twice: vs BYU (9/12) and at SMU (11/28)...also tallied three-tackle outings vs McNeese State (9/26) and at UCF (11/21)...broke up first career pass vs BYU...off the field, was a member of the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll and Tulane's 3.0 Club.

2008: Saw action in two games as a true freshman...made collegiate debut at Alabama (9/6) before suffering a season-ending shoulder injury against East Carolina (9/12)...received a medical redshirt...off the field, was a member of the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll and Tulane's 3.0 Club.

High School: Four-year letterman at John Curtis Christian for coach J.T. Curtis...helped lead the Patriots to a combined 60-3 record, including three 2A State Championships...as a senior, led the Patriots with five interceptions - including one returned 47 yards for a touchdown in the state championship game - and added 43 tackles...as a junior, logged 19 tackles, two interceptions and a sack...was named Defensive MVP of the Stanford Camp in June...also lettered in baseball and track and field...off the field, is a member of the National Honor Society and Fellowship of Christian Athletes, and was voted class treasurer.

Personal: Born Alexander Arthur Lauricella on April 20, 1989, in New Orleans, La...son of Kenny and Sandy Lauricella...uncle, Hank, was an All-America football player at Tennessee...completed his degree in political science in May 2013.

Lauricella's Career Defensive Statistics

Year GP-GS UT-AT-TT TFL-Yds SACK-Yds FF FR-Yds PBU INT-Yds Blk
2008* 2-0 0-0-0 0.0-0 0.0-0 0 0-0 0 0-0 0
2009 12-0 14-9-23 0.0-0 0.0-0 0 0-0 1 0-0 0
2010 8-3 13-6-19 1.0-3 0.0-0 0 0-0 5 0-0 0
2011 8-1 4-2-6 0.0-0 0.0-0 0 0-0 2 1-0 0
2012 11-0 6-3-9 0.0-0 0.0-0 0 1-0 1 0-0 0
Career 41-4 37-20-57 1.0-3 0.0-0 0 1-0 9 1-0 0

* received medical redshirt