May 27, 2007

Q&A with Commitment No. 11

On Saturday, Altoona (PA) 5-foot-10, 163-pound athlete A.J. Alexander went ahead and made his commitment to Florida State. On Sunday, Alexander spoke for the first time on his decision.

Q: When did you make up your mind that you were going to commit to Florida State?

A.J. Alexander:
I have known before the state (track meet) that I wanted to go there. I had talked to my coach and my mom a couple of times just to make sure I was sure. I wanted to make sure I was serious about it. I am serious about it. I didn't want it to be a distraction to me and the staff down there.

Q: What was the biggest factor in your decision to go ahead and make your commitment?

A.J. Alexander:
The people at Florida State are the type of people that I want to be around. The coaches, players, and everybody around there are the type of people I want to be around in college. I also just really wanted the process to be over.

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