TULANE: A two-year letterwinner who has played in seven career games with one start... begins fall camp as the backup at left tackle.
2007 (SOPHOMORE): Saw action in four games and earned his first career start at right tackle at UAB... 2006 (FRESHMAN RS): Saw action in three outings, including No. 10 LSU, UTEP and Army... 2005 (FRESHMAN): Did not play; received a red-shirt season.
HIGH SCHOOL: A two-time first team TAPPS (Texas private schools) all-state squad offensive lineman, as well as an all-district honoree his junior and senior seasons... a second team all-Greater Houston selection in both 2003 and 2004... a three-year starter whose team reached the playoffs all three seasons as he played on the offensive and defensive lines... was listed as the No. 41 prospect in Texas by Texas Prep Magazine... also threw the shot put and the discus and won district titles in both events while qualifying for the state meet... an offensive tackle and standout student who "dominated the private school league" according to the Rogers Recruiting Service in Houston and featured on the cover of the Texas Football Magazine's section on private schools.
PERSONAL: Majoring in economics... born Frank Travis Olexa on August 17, 1987, in Houston... the son of Tim and Eva Olexa.