Draft Profile: BioDeslin Alexandre from Deerfield Beach High School was rated a 3-star recruit by ESPN and handed a 3-star grade by 247 Sports. After high school, Alexandre joined Pittsburgh.
In 2018 as a freshman Alexandre saw action in 9 games and played a total of 74 snaps for the Panthers. He recorded just 2 tackles, 2 assists, while adding 2 stops.
As a sophomore for the Panthers in 2019 Alexandre played in 13 games and took part in 581 snaps for the Panthers. He recorded 21 tackles, 8 assists, while adding 24 stops. As a pass rusher, he chalked up 27 total pressures, and 16 QB hurries, 5 QB hits, and a solid 6 sacks during the year.
In 2020 as a junior Alexandre played in 11 games and contributed on 269 snaps. He recorded just 8 tackles, one assist while making 11 stops. As a pass rusher, he produced 18 total pressures, which included 9 QB hurries, 5 QB hits, and a solid 4 sacks on the year.
In 2021 as a senior Alexandre logged playing time in 12 games and logged a total of 502 snaps for the Panthers. He also added 23 tackles, 14 assists, and 17 stops. As a pass rusher, he tallied 21 total pressures, which included 12 QB hurries, 7 QB hits, and 2 sacks on the season.
In 2022 as a fifth year senior Alexandre logged playing time in 9 games and logged a total of 341 snaps for the Panthers. He also added 16 tackles, 7 assists, and 14 stops. As a pass rusher, he tallied 27 total pressures, which included 14 QB hurries, 6 QB hits, and a solid 7 sacks on the season.
Scouting Report: Strengths
- Aggressive with good awareness to track the ball and attack. Tenacious, tough, competItIve and versatile.
- With a powerful lower body and the ability to hold up at the point of attack as a run defender, Alexandre is remarkably instinctive.
- Has fluid footwork to redirect, reverse momentum and close with a burst. Regularly first off the ball with good snap anticipation.
- Plays with exceptional balance and body control, showing off a nasty spin move to counter his speed, with the natural instincts to know when to use it.
- Flashes strength at the point of attack with active, violent hand use. Forceful with his upper body to defeat blocks. Strong hustle player.
- Coordinated with smooth movement skills. High-effort rusher and works through the whistle. Relentless worker, fighting off blocks and battling to the ball.
Scouting Report: Weaknesses
- Doesn't change direction easily. Can be late off the snap.
- Alexandre lacks elite traits in the pass rush and will need to develop a counter move.
- He’ll have some issues if asked to take on blocks, but Alexandre also lacks the kind of sideline-to-sideline range you can build a defense around.
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