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#44 - Gabe Ali-El
2011-12 Football
POS.
RB
HT.
5-10
WT.
205
YR.
Fr.
HOMETOWN
Baltimore, Md.
HIGH SCHOOL (PREV. SCHOOL)
Polytechnic Institute
Gabe Ali-El

2011: Appeared in nine games, making six starts, as a rookie ... led Valpo in rushing, carrying 69 times for 231 yards ... team’s leading receiver making 35 catches for 365 yards ... scored first collegiate touchdown in debut against Franklin (Sept. 3), an 11-yard receptions ... hauled in a 75-yard touchdown reception against San Diego (Oct. 8), longest grab of the year ... scored twice against Campbell (Nov. 12), including first career rushing score from 22 yards out ... had the game-winning reception against the Camels as well ... hauled in a season-high 118 yards worth of receptions against San Diego ... season rushing high of 69 yards came against Campbell on 13 carries ... made a season-high seven grabs against Campbell as well ... named team’s Offensive Player of the Year ... team’s Offensive Player of the Week for the Morehead State (Oct. 1) and San Diego games.

Prep: A two-year letterwinner for the Engineers ... named Old Spice Player of the Year in 2010 ... among the state’s leading rushers in 2009 ... an Honorable Mention All-State selection as a junior ... twice named Rivalry Game Most Valuable Player ... a Super-22 member in 2009 ... selected for the Crab Bowl All-Star game as a senior.

Personal: Gabe is the son of Mishael and Alima Ali-El ... major is exercise science ... born June 25, 1992.