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Alphaeus Hanson
Player Profile:
Alphaeus Hanson 2915876
Position: Running Back
Height: 5'7"
Weight: 185
Year: Redshirt Sophomore
Hometown: Newark, Del.
High School: Delaware Military Academy
Major: Economics
Experience: Redshirt

AT DELAWARE
Third-year member of the squad as redshirt sophomore running back • walk-on who will once again add depth to one of the team's most talented and deepest positions • one of 23 Delawareans on the roster.

2017 SEASON
Did not see game action in his second season at Delaware and will be a redshirt sophomore in 2018. 

2016 SEASON
Did not see game action in first season at Delaware and retained freshman eligibility • outstanding practice player who was named Blue Hen Touchdown Club Practice Player of the Week for special teams during the Wake Forest week and on offense during the Maine and Stony Brook weeks • named to Colonial Athletic Association Academic All-Conference team.

HIGH SCHOOL
Four-year standout in football at nearby Delaware Military Academy for head coaches Joe Aviola (201-14) and Michael Ryan (2014-16) • three-year starter at slot receiver, and running back • led team to a four-year mark of 28-13, including a 9-2 mark in 2015 when team advanced to the first round of the state playoffs • team went 7-3 with a state playoff berth in 2012 his freshman season • served as team captain as a senior • earned All-Blue Hen Conference honors as a senior at running back • played in USA Football All-Star game in Harbin, China this past summer • honor student who was a Varsity Scholar-Athlete Award winner and earned straight A's in asian studies, precalculus, and British literature • earned DIFCA Sportsmanship Award • earned team's Seahawk Award and Anchor Down Award (hardest and most consistent worker in offseason workouts).

PERSONAL
Alphaeus (al-fay-us) Devon Hanson • nickname is Al • born Oct. 21, 1997 in Camden, N.J. • honor student as an economics major at Delaware • would like to become a pilot after graduation • son of Devon and LaVerne Hanson • has two younger siblings • both parents work in the government • father is a graduate of Rowan University • enjoys reading in his spare time.

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