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Tucci, Alex

Alex Tucci, a third-year prop for the Utah Warriors, was born in New York City in the Bronx but moved to southern Florida as a teen to focus on sports year round. At age 15, he was introduced to rugby and football and quickly excelled at both. He attended Cypress Bay High School in Weston, Florida where he graduated from in 2010. As a senior, he was named to the Class 6A first-team All-State and All-County teams as an offensive tackle. He also played on the defensive line. He was invited to the Aloha Prep Bowl on Dec. 12, 2009, representing the mainland all-stars against the Pacific Islands.

 

Upon graduation, he accepted a football scholarship at Colorado State University. He was redshirted in 2010. He was a varsity reserve in 2011 but did not play, and in 2012, he started all 12 games for the Rams as a defensive lineman. While at Colorado State, he also played No. 8 with the Rams Rugby team. Tucci then transferred to West Texas A&M University to complete his college football career. In the two years for the Buffs, he played in all 25 games, starting for 24 of them. In 2014, he was named to the 2nd team All-Conference team. He also played rugby while at WTAMU.

In 2016, Tucci moved back to Florida and joined the Okapi Wanderers Rugby Club. In November of 2016, he represented the USA Rugby South Panthers against Life University. He also played with the Okapi Wanderers during the Spring 2017 season, but in the fall, he moved to Ireland to play with the Gorey RFC. He then signed with the Utah Warriors in the 2018 MLR season.

Position Prop
Height 6' 3"
Weight 255 LBS
Hometown Ft. Lauderdale, FL