12 Alex Zimmerman
12 Alex Zimmerman
Height: 5-11
Weight: 190
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Holland, Mich.
High School: West Ottawa
Position: WR

2016: Made a late-season switch to wide receiver after spending most of the season at defensive back…Played in five games, four of them at DB.

2015: Began the season as a starter at defensive back…Played in nine games overall, picking up 22 total tackles…Averaged five total tackles per game in the season’s first four weeks…Had a season-high five solo tackles and seven total stops in the season opener against Findlay Sept. 5…Took an interception back 45 yards in the win over Lake Erie Sept. 12…Broke up four passes during the season.

2014: Redshirted as a true freshman…The Defensive Scout Team Player of the Week Nov. 2.

High School: Earned 12 varsity letters at Holland West Ottawa, between football, hockey, baseball and lacrosse…Prolific pass-catcher for the Panthers in 2013, when he racked up 900 receiving yards and nine TD receptions…Had three interceptions over his final two seasons…Named All-Area, All-Lake and made it to the Second-Team Dream Team as a senior…A three-time All-Conference selection as a hockey player and led the team in scoring…Named the Holland Sentinel Hockey Player of the Year…Member of the National Honor Society, PALs and 21st Century Leaders…Born July 3, 1996…Parents are Brett and Mary.