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Kazeem Alli
Kazeem Alli

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
St. Louis, Mo.

High School:
Hazelwood Central

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 258

Position:
TE

Birthdate:
05/22/1987

Experience:
3L


2008: Played in 13 games, averaging 10.3 yards a catch ... scored his fi rst career touchdown, an 8-yard reception against Miami (OH) ... served as a game captain and finished with a 14-yard catch at Akron ... pulled down a season-high 24-yard catch against Rutgers ... notched two receptions, including a 2-yard game-winning touchdown in overtime at West Virginia ... grabbed a 14-yard reception at Louisville ... scored his third touchdown of the season with a 7-yard reception in the third quarter vs. Syracuse ... finished with two catches for 13 yards against the Orange.

2007: Suffered an injury during spring drills and rehabilitated in time to appear in the season opener ... saw action in 12 games ... registered a career-long 34-yard catch vs. Connecticut ... caught a 20-yard pass at Syracuse.

2006: Joined the rotation at tight end by midseason ... named to The Sporting News' BIG EAST All-Freshman team ... first collegiate catch was a 29-yarder vs. Akron ... snagged a catch in each of the last three games of the regular season ... caught two passes for 17 yards against Rutgers.

2005: Redshirted.

Hazelwood Central High School: Two-time first-team all-state selection as a tight end for head coach John Pukula ... posted career totals of 39 receptions for 778 yards and nine touchdowns ... won all-conference honors his junior and senior years ... helped team to a runner-up finish in the state playoff s as a junior ... basketball standout who led the school to conference titles his sophomore and junior seasons ... member of school's honor society.

Kazeem B. Alli: Born May 22, 1987 ... son of Hakeem and Lara Alli.

Academic Major: Organizational Leadership.