Alec Ingold
Ingold in the 2019 NFL season
No. 45 – Miami Dolphins
Position:Fullback
Personal information
Born: (1996-07-09) July 9, 1996 (age 25)
Green Bay, Wisconsin
Height:6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight:240 lb (109 kg)
Career information
High school:Bay Port (Suamico, Wisconsin)
College:Wisconsin (2015–2018)
Undrafted:2019
Career history
Roster status:Active
Career NFL statistics as of 2021
Rushing yards:22
Rushing average:1.5
Receptions:28
Receiving yards:239
Receiving touchdowns:3
Player stats at NFL.com · PFR

Alec Ingold (born July 9, 1996) is a American football fullback for the Miami Dolphins of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Wisconsin.

High school career

Originally, Ingold committed to Northern Illinois to play quarterback, but later accepted a scholarship from Wisconsin as an undecided athlete.[1] He was named the Associated Press Wisconsin Player of the Year and the Gatorade Wisconsin Player of the Year his senior year at Bay Port High School as a dual-threat quarterback.[2]

College career

Over his career at Wisconsin, Ingold started eleven games, primarily at fullback his senior year.[2] He was originally a linebacker before moving to running back due to an injury to Corey Clement and later moving to fullback before his sophomore season, spending two years splitting snaps with Austin Ramesh before taking over primary duties his senior season.[3] Ingold was primarily used in short-yardage situations such as goal line scenarios, scoring a high touchdown-to-carry ratio.[4]

After his senior season, Ingold was invited to the 2019 Senior Bowl.[3] He was also the only true fullback invited to the 2019 NFL Scouting Combine.[5] His combine numbers included a 4.89-second 40-yard dash, 16 bench press repetitions, a 34-inch vertical jump and a 116-inch broad jump.[2]

Professional career

Pre-draft measurables
Height Weight Arm length Hand span 40-yard dash 20-yard shuttle Three-cone drill Vertical jump Broad jump Bench press
6 ft 0+34 in
(1.85 m)
242 lb
(110 kg)
31+12 in
(0.80 m)
9+58 in
(0.24 m)
4.89 s 4.32 s 7.35 s 34.0 in
(0.86 m)
9 ft 8 in
(2.95 m)
16 reps
All values from NFL Combine[6]

Ingold signed with the Oakland Raiders as an undrafted free agent on May 3, 2019.[7] Ingold made his first start for the Raiders on Monday Night Football against the Denver Broncos on September 9.[8] Ingold scored his first career touchdown on Week 10, in a 26-24 victory of the Los Angeles Chargers.[9] He caught three passes for 22 yards in a 20-16 loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars in Week 15.[10]

On September 21, 2020. on Monday Night Football against the New Orleans Saints, Ingold caught the first Raiders touchdown in Allegiant Stadium history in the 34–24 victory.[11][12] In 2020, Ingold was the Las Vegas Raiders nominee for the Walter Payton Man of the Year Award.

In Week 10 of the 2021 season, Ingold suffered a torn ACL and was ruled out for the season.[13]

Personal life

Ingold was adopted, and now helps to promote various organizations that raise awareness and help the adoption of children. He was childhood friends with fellow Bay Port alum Dan Buenning, the first BPHS football player to be drafted into the NFL.[1] During his time at Bay Port, Ingold was also a state champion wrestler, winning the 220-pound weight class in Division 1 as a senior.[14]

Before his rookie NFL season, Ingold secured an internship at Oracle Corporation in the event that he did not make a final NFL roster.[15]

References

  1. ^ a b Hodkiewicz, Wes. "Alec Ingold is one step away from his childhood dream". Packers.com. Retrieved April 22, 2019.
  2. ^ a b c Wilde, Jason. "With Packers seeing the value in fullbacks, could former Badger Alec Ingold find his way home?". Madison.com. Retrieved April 22, 2019.
  3. ^ a b Venci, Scott. "Alec Ingold prepares for NFL draft, reflects on Wisconsin career". Green Bay Press-Gazette. Retrieved April 22, 2019.
  4. ^ Potrykus, Jeff. "Alec Ingold, a valuable reserve for three seasons, wants full-time work in 2018". Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Retrieved April 22, 2019.
  5. ^ Price, Kelly. "Alec Ingold took unique path to pursue NFL dream". WGBA. Retrieved April 22, 2019.
  6. ^ "Alec Ingold Combine Profile". NFL.com. Retrieved November 8, 2020.
  7. ^ "Raiders announce undrafted free agent signings". Raiders.com. May 3, 2019.
  8. ^ "Denver Broncos at Oakland Raiders - September 9th, 2019". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved January 29, 2020.
  9. ^ "Los Angeles Chargers at Oakland Raiders - November 7th, 2019". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved January 29, 2020.
  10. ^ Press, The Canadian (November 7, 2019). "Oakland Raiders score late to edge Los Angeles Chargers - TSN.ca". TSN. Retrieved November 8, 2019.
  11. ^ Williamson, Bill (September 21, 2020). "Raiders fullback Alec Ingold makes history with first Las Vegas TD at Allegiant Stadium". Silver And Black Pride. Retrieved September 23, 2020.
  12. ^ "New Orleans Saints at Las Vegas Raiders - September 21st, 2020". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved September 23, 2020.
  13. ^ "Raiders send FB Alec Ingold to injured reserve, activate S Roderic Teamer from IR". Raiders Wire. USA Today. November 20, 2021.
  14. ^ "Ingold goes the distance for first state title". USA Today High School Sports. Gannett. February 28, 2015. Retrieved May 7, 2020.
  15. ^ Venci, Scott (September 5, 2020). "Dream realized: Bay Port's Ingold makes the NFL". Green Bay Press Gazette. Gannett.