Five from Friday: Watching Alexander 

October, 29, 2012
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Every week through football season, SoonerNation writer Bob Przybylo will reveal five things he learned while out on the road watching the best in the Midlands area play football.

Dalton Rodriguez
Bob Przybylo/ESPN.comOU commit Dalton Rodriguez was recruited as an offensive tackle but hasn't played the position in high school.
1. You have to give a lot of credit to three-star athlete Dominique Alexander (Tulsa, Okla./Booker T. Washington). His senior season has been an absolute disaster in terms of team success, but he hasn’t given up. His spirited efforts this season have to be a reason why Oklahoma came knocking on his door and offered him. He was everywhere on the field in a 48-21 loss to Tulsa (Okla.) Union. There's still a question of which position the Arkansas commit will play in college, but he’s going to make an impact somewhere. He has more than 100 tackles and will most likely play the final game of his high school career this week as Tulsa Booker T. is unlikely to make a playoff run.

2. While Alexander has crept up OU’s board, three-star prospect and OU commit Dalton Rodriguez (Tulsa, Okla./Union) is quietly going about his business. Rodriguez didn’t see much time at all in the blowout victory as it was actually 42-0 in the third quarter before Tulsa Union took its foot off the gas pedal. In his limited time, Rodriguez had seven tackles, including two for loss. He also has six sacks this season. Rodriguez still hasn’t played a second at offensive tackle so the defensive end/offensive tackle question will linger on until he hits campus.
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