1 Alex Faherty
1 Alex Faherty
Birth Date: 01/17/1983
Height: 6-2
Weight: 240
Year: Senior
Hometown: New York, NY
High School: Poly Prep Country Day
Position: TE
Years at Yale: ***
Notes: Returns for another year of eligibility due to medical hardship in 2002... Two-year starter at two different positions... Played fullback his first two years... Three varsity letters... Highest rated Yale player in EA Sports NCAA Football 2005... 2004: Started in all 10 varsity games... TD catches vs. Colgate and Columbia... 3-67 vs. Lehigh... Team offensive line award against Dayton, Dartmouth and Columbia... Fourth on team with 15 catches and 185 yards... Three TDs... 2003: Made an immediate impact, making nine catches from the fullback position ... Paved the way for All-Ivy tailback Robert Carr ... Hauled in nine passes on the year for 78 yards ... Had a three yard touchdown catch that forced a second overtime in Yale's victory over Princeton ... 2002: Broken foot in pre-season ended his season ... 2001: Played against Brown, Princeton and Harvard on special teams ... Recorded three tackles against Harvard, including a hit that forced a fumble and earned him the Hammer Award ... Also played in all three JV games ... At Poly Prep School: Earned nine letters playing three years of football, baseball and track ... Captained the football and baseball teams ... All-league in 1999 and 2000 for football ... In baseball was first team all-league in 1999 and 2000 ... Football team won three league titles ... Track team was the league champion in 1999 and 2000 ... Personal: Alexander C. Faherty, born Jan. 17, 1983, is the son of J. Roger Faherty and Niname Norris ... Has a twin brother who played basketball at Washington University (St. Louis) ... Works for the Yale Athletic Department in the off season... Worked at Winchester Capital Summer 2004... Enjoys surfing... Political science major.