42 Facts About Alec Ogletree


Alec Ogletree was born on September 25,1991 and is an American football inside linebacker who is a free agent.


Alec Ogletree played college football for the University of Georgia and was drafted by the St Louis Rams in the first round of the 2013 NFL Draft.


Alec Ogletree had played for the New York Giants and the New York Jets.


Alec Ogletree attended Newnan High School, where he played high school football and basketball and ran track for the Newnan Cougars.


Alec Ogletree was widely considered to be one of the top football prospects of the 2010 high school class.


Alec Ogletree was rated as the No 22 recruit by Scout.


Alec Ogletree had 75 tackles, three interceptions and six blocked punts as a junior.


Also an standout track and field athlete, Alec Ogletree was one of the state's top performers in the long jump.


Alec Ogletree verbally committed to attend the University of Georgia in June 2009.


Alec Ogletree made his commitment official by signing his letter of intent to play at Georgia on February 3,2010, choosing it over tens of other Division-1 schools including the University of Alabama, Auburn University, University of Florida, Florida State University and Georgia Tech.


Alec Ogletree received an athletic scholarship to attend the University of Georgia, where he played for coach Mark Richt's Georgia Bulldogs football team from 2010 to 2012.


In 2010, Alec Ogletree returned from his one-game suspension and was inserted into all the special team units.


Alec Ogletree eventually started getting some small amounts of playing time at safety.


Alec Ogletree was inserted into the starting strong safety spot for the final 3 games of the regular season for Georgia.


In 2011, Alec Ogletree broke his foot during the first quarter of Georgia's season opener vs Boise State.


Alec Ogletree was the second linebacker drafted in 2013, behind Georgia's Jarvis Jones.


Head coach Jeff Fisher named Alec Ogletree a starting outside linebacker to start the regular season, alongside Will Witherspoon and middle linebacker James Laurinaitis.


Alec Ogletree made his first career regular season tackle on tight end Jim Dray after a ten-yard reception by Dray in the first quarter.


Alec Ogletree intercepted a pass by quarterback T J Yates, that was intended for tight end Garrett Graham, and returned it for a 98-yard touchdown in the fourth quarter.


Alec Ogletree made his first a career sack on quarterback Carson Palmer for a seven-yard loss in the third quarter.


Alec Ogletree finished his rookie season in 2013 with 117 combined tackles, ten pass deflections, six forced fumbles, 1.5 sacks, an interception, and a touchdown in 16 games and 16 starts.


Alec Ogletree entered training camp slated as the starting weakside linebacker.


Alec Ogletree started all 16 games in 2014 and finished the season with 111 combined tackles, a career-high 12 passes defensed, four forced fumbles, and two interceptions.


Alec Ogletree started alongside middle linebacker James Laurinaitis and strongside linebacker Akeem Ayers.


Alec Ogletree sacked quarterback Ben Roethlisberger for a nine-yard loss in the third quarter and sacked backup quarterback Michael Vick in the fourth quarter to earn his first multi-sack game of his career.


On October 27,2015, the St Louis Rams placed Alec Ogletree on injured reserve with a designation to return due to a broken fibula.


Alec Ogletree finished the 2015 season with 42 combined tackles and two sacks in four games and four starts.


On February 24,2016, head coach Jeff Fisher announced that Alec Ogletree would move from weakside linebacker to middle linebacker following the release of veteran James Laurinaitis.


Under the fifth-year option, Alec Ogletree received $8.36 million and remained with the Rams for the 2016 season.


Head coach Jeff Fisher officially named Alec Ogletree the starting middle linebacker to start the regular season.


Alec Ogletree intercepted a pass attempt by quarterback Bryce Petty, that was initially intended for wide receiver Quincy Enunwa, and sealed the Rams' victory in the fourth quarter.


Alec Ogletree intercepted a pass by quarterback Russell Wilson, that was originally intended for wide receiver Jermaine Kearse, in the fourth quarter.


Alec Ogletree started in all 16 games in 2016 and recorded a career-high 136 combined tackles, 11 pass deflections, two interceptions, and a forced fumble.


Alec Ogletree finished with the seventh most combined tackles in the league.


Alec Ogletree finished the 2017 season with 95 combined tackles, ten pass deflections, two sacks, an interception, a forced fumble, and a touchdown in 15 games and 15 starts.


On February 26,2020, Alec Ogletree was released by the Giants.


On September 10,2020, Alec Ogletree was signed to the New York Jets practice squad.


Alec Ogletree was promoted to the active roster on September 19,2020.


Alec Ogletree has an older sister, Allysia Arnold and twin brother, Alexander Alec Ogletree, who played fullback for the University of Georgia.


In September 2010, Alec Ogletree was arrested and charged with misdemeanor theft stemming from a June incident of a stolen scooter helmet.


Alec Ogletree was suspended by Georgia for the first game of the season.


In February 2013, just days before the 2013 NFL combine, Alec Ogletree was arrested on charges of DUI in Arizona, per a statement released by his agent.