Micah Alba Athlete Profile

#22 Micah Alba

Micah Alba
Position: Cornerback Height: 5-8 Weight: 170 Roster Years: 1998 | 2001-2004 Hometown: Marietta, GA Last School: Walton High School

Personal

Parents are Kathie and Rene Alba ... served a Church mission in Santiago, Chile ... married in July, 2002 to the former Wendy Heintzelman of Orlando, Fla. ... has a seven-month old son, Micah, Jr. ... .recruited by Virginia Tech, Navy and Wofford.

At BYU

In 2001: Squadman...saw action in three games as a freshman.

Before BYU

A three-year letterwinner at Walton High School ... named "Best All-Around Athlete" ... earned Atlanta Journal Constitution Student-Athlete honors as a senior ... a team captain...earned All-Metro Atlanta honors ... also competed in track in the 200 and 400 meters.

Stats

YEAR UT AT FR FC INT PD BK HUR SACK
Defensive
2001 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2002 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2003 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
YEAR NO YDS TD LONG
Kick Returns
2003 4 50 0 25
TOTAL 4 50 0 25

            


1998 | Redshirt Year

Redshirted as a true freshman.

2001 | Freshman Year

Squadman ... saw action in three games as a freshman.

2002 | Sophomore Year

Earned letterman honors as a sophomore ... saw increased playing time at cornerback ... credited with a solo tackle against Hawaii.

2003 | Junior Year

Earned letterman honors as a junior ... saw action at cornerback and on special teams in all 12 games for the Cougars ... credited with two tackles ... returned four kicks during the season, averaging 12.5 yards per return ... recorded a season-high 25-yard return against Boise State ... had one return for 11 yards at Notre Dame.

2004 | Senior Year

Participated in spring drills ... credited with six tackles in the annual Blue-White game, including four assisted takedowns ... expected to compete for playing time at cornerback ... slated to see action as a return specialist.