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Alex Wood (American football)

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Sport(s)  Football
1979–1980  Kent State (WR)
Record  1–10
1981  Southern Illinois (DB)

1975–1977  Iowa
Name  Alex Wood
1978  Iowa (GA)
Role  American football
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Born  March 14, 1955 (age 60) Massillon, Ohio (1955-03-14)
Team  Florida A&M Rattlers football
Conference  Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference
Positions  Running back, American football positions

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Alexander Von Wood (born March 14, 1955) is a college football coach, currently the head coach at Florida A&M University. He was the head coach for James Madison University between 1995 and 1998. He compiled a 23–22 overall record. He won two national championships as an assistant coach at the University of Miami in 1989 and 1991.


Wood played for the Iowa Hawkeyes from 1975 to 1977 as a running back and special teams player. He graduated from Iowa in 1979 with a degree in secondary education and social studies. He also began his coaching career as a student assistant at his alma mater in 1978. He has over 30 years in coaching experience at both the college and National Football League (NFL) ranks.

Personal life

Wood, from Massillon, Ohio, played football and wrestled at Massillon Washington High School. He and his wife, Rosa, have three children – Jerrel, Alex and Natalie.

Coaching tree

Assistant coaches under Alex Wood who became NCAA head coaches:

  • James Franklin: Vanderbilt (2011–2013), Penn State (2014–present)
  • References

    Alex Wood (American football) Wikipedia

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