Alex Farris
Safety 27
195 lbs.
Last School
Glenn's Ferry High School
Roster Years
1999-2000 | 2002


Born in Mountain Home, Idaho...parents are Wes and of seven children (youngest of six boys)...three brothers played football at Boise State and two brothers played at Idaho State...prior to coming to BYU, spent the summer irrigating potatoes...favorite foods include potatoes...recruited by Oregon, Oregon State, Wyoming, Idaho and Boise State.

Before BYU

A four-year letterman in football and three-time letterman in track...named team MVP in 1997 and 98...named all-state and all-conference as both a linebacker and running back as a all-state running back as a junior and an all-state tight end as a sophomore...helped lead Glenn's Ferry High School to three straight conference titles...named to the honor roll and National Honor Society.


Year     Gms   UT   AT   TOT
2000 12 2 1 3

BYU Hall of Fame

Freshman Year 2000

Participated in spring drills ... recorded three tackles for the White squad in the Blue / White scrimmage ... saw significant action on special teams ... recorded three tackles on the season, including two takedowns against San Diego State.

Sophmore Year 2002

Junior Year

Senior Year

Graduate Year

Redshirt Year 1999

Medical Redshirt Year 1999