8:57 a.m. - Alexy Jean-Baptiste Is The Newest Razorback
Outside Linebacker | 6-3, 220 | Pompano Beach, Fla. (Coconut Creek HS) | Twitter: @Alexy_Badger
A consensus three-star recruit by ESPN, Rivals, Scout and 247Sports … Rated as the No. 64 recruit in the state of Florida by Rivals … Ranked as the No. 35 outside linebacker in the country and with a scout grade of 78 by ESPN … Scout lists him as the No. 52 outside linebacker in the class of 2016 and the No. 7 player at the position in the state of Florida … Tabbed the No. 88 overall outside linebacker and No. 152 player in the state of Florida by 247Sports … Finished with a three-star rating and No. 46 outside linebacker ranking by 247Composite, a combined index of national recruiting rankings … Listed as the No. 27 safety in the class of 2016 by Rivals … Selected to play in the 2016 International Bowl at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas for the United States U-19 USA team …recorded a sack and three tackles in the Team USA 33-0 win over Canada …Named to the All-Broward County Class 5A-4A-3A-2A first team … Collected seven sacks as a senior and 11 as a junior at Coconut Creek High School under head coach Kareem Reid … Caught a 44-yard touchdown his senior season and had one interception … Chose Arkansas over Miami, Louisville, Wisconsin, North Carolina, Maryland, West Virginia, North Carolina State, Kentucky, Oregon State, Indiana, Cincinnati, Wake Forest, South Florida, Temple, UCF and USF.
Born on September 4, 1997 … Son of Alis and Rose Jean-Baptiste … Has three siblings, Alex (24), Alix (23) and Edeline (21) … Enjoys fishing with his family … Wants to be a federal agent after his playing days are over … Honor roll student … Member of the Young Men’s Christian Association (YMCA) … His cousin Peniel Jean played defensive back at Wisconsin from 2010-14.