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Alejandro Crosthwaite
Player Profile:
Alejandro Crosthwaite 1250295
Position: Offensive Lineman
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 290
Year: Senior
Hometown: Rosarito Beach, Mexico
High School: Cathedral Catholic HS
Experience: 2 Letters

Twitter: @calfootball

Career Stats
Game Logs: 2014 | 2013 | 2012

Crosthwaite started the final 21 games of his career at right guard and played in a total of 27 contests at Cal seeing all of his action over the final three seasons of his five years in the program, including playing in 23 of 24 games over his final two seasons. Crosthwaite started all 12 contests as a 2014 senior and earned the Bob Tessier Award as Cal’s Most Improved Lineman for an offensive unit that set or equaled 12 single-season school or modern-era school records and ranked in the top 15 nationally in five offensive categories. Crosthwaite was Cal’s nominee for the 2014 Wuerffel Trophy and earned honorable mention Pac-12 All-Academic honors each of his last two seasons. Crosthwaite graduated from Cal in December of 2014 with a bachelor’s degree in American studies.

After Cal
► Attended mini-camp for the Oakland Raiders and San Diego Chargers as a tryout player in May of 2015
► Participated in 2015 pro days hosted by Cal, the Oakland Raiders and the San Francisco 49ers

Cal Career (2010-14)
► Played in 27 games with 21 starts all at right guard over the last three seasons of his five campaigns with the program
► Started each of the last 21 games possible, making his first nine career starts at right guard as a 2013 junior over the team’s final nine contests and starting all 12 games at the position as a 2014 senior
► Two-time honorable mention Pac-12 All-Academic selection in his final two seasons
► Wore No. 71 during his final four seasons after wearing No. 78 as a redshirt freshman in 2010
► Graduated from Cal in December of 2014 with a bachelor’s degree in American studies with a 3.15 cumulative GPA
Senior (2014)
► Started all 12 games at right guard
► A key member of the offensive line for a Cal offense that set or equaled 12 single-season school or modern-era school records and ranked in the top 15 nationally in five offensive categories
► Named second-team Pac-12 All-Academic
► Earned the Bob Tessier Award for Cal’s most improved lineman
► Cal’s candidate for the Wuerffel Trophy given annually to the college football player who best combines exemplary community service with athletic and academic achievement
► Named a Jonathan and Judy Hoff Scholar-Athlete of the Week for March 17-23, 2014
► Participated in the spring game
Junior (2013)
► Played in a total of 11 contests and started the team’s final nine games at right guard after starter Matt Cochran suffered a season-ending injury in the third contest of the campaign vs. Ohio State
► Played a key role for a Cal offense that set or equaled three single-season school records and ranked 10th nationally in passing yards per game
► Honorable mention Pac-12 All-Academic for the first of two consecutive seasons
Sophomore (2012)
► Played in the first four games of his career off the bench at home vs. Southern Utah, UCLA and Oregon, as well as at Oregon State

Freshman (2011)
► Did not play

Freshman (2010)
► Redshirted
► Did not play
► Named by Phil Steele prior to the season as the nation’s No. 30 offensive lineman as well as Cal’s No. 7 newcomer

Cathedral Catholic HS (Class of 2010)
► Invited to play in the Max Emfinger All-American Bowl, the Offense-Defense All-American Bowl and the Aloha Prep Bowl following his 2009 senior season
► Listed at No. 99 on the Prepstar Dream Team
► Helped lead his squad to a Division II state title and an unbeaten 15-0 overall record as a 2008 junior
► Prep squad captured San Diego Section and Eastern League titles in each of his last three seasons while winning 34 of its final 35 games with Crosthwaite on the roster
► A first-team Medium Schools All-American, third-team All-American and Division II All-State choice by MaxPreps as a senior, while adding his school’s Lineman of the Year selection
► Named first-team All-State for his class by MaxPreps as a junior
► Earned All-San Diego Section, All-City, All-Eastern League and All-Area recognition in each of his final two prep campaigns
► Also played basketball and participated in track and field as a freshman in 2006-07, averaging 16.0 points per game and winning his team’s Best Rebounder Award on the hardwood as his squad reached the playoffs

Recruiting Notes (Class of 2010)
► A four-star recruit by ESPN, Scout, Tom Lemming and Rivals
► Selected as the No. 6 offensive tackle and No. 85 overall player in the nation by Max Emfinger
► Checked in as the nation’s No. 11 offensive guard by ESPN, as well as the No. 19 and No. 20 offensive tackle, respectively, according to Tom Lemming and Scout
► On the Rivals250 list of the nation’s top overall players at No. 209, while Scout had him at No. 221 overall nationally
► Ranked No. 26 among the country’s top offensive linemen and the No. 30 overall player in California according to Rivals
► A member of the SuperPrep All-America 290 squad as the No. 38 offensive lineman in the country
► No. 19 on Tom Lemming’s list of the nation’s top offensive tackles, while he checked in at No. 20 on Scout’s ledger
► Ranked as the No. 34 player overall in California/Nevada/Hawaii by SuperPrep
► Full name is Alejandro Crosthwaite
► Born October 25, 1991
► Parents are Alejandro and Mildred Crosthwaite
► Spent significant time living in Mexico as a youth where he focused on playing soccer until moving to the United States in the fifth grade and picking up American football

Last Updated
June 7, 2015

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