Alex Krutsch
Alex Krutsch

Position:
Graduate Assistant/Defense

Experience:
2nd Seeason at NIU

Alma Mater:
Northern Illinois 2008


10/08/2011

Dominating Defensive Effort Leads NIU Over Kent State, 40-10

Huskie defense allows just 70 yards while recording seven sacks and three turnovers

01/10/2012

Fans greet Huskies after bowl victory

NIU faithful greeted the Huskies at the team hotel following their bowl win.

01/10/2012

NIU defeats Arkansas State, 38-20

Huskies defeat Arkansas State, 38-20, in 2012 GoDaddy.com Bowl

12/03/2011

Huskies comeback to beat Bobcats, 23-20

NIU defeats Ohio, 23-20, to win its first MAC title in 28 years.

11/26/2011

NIU defeats Eastern Michigan

Huskies defeat Eagles to win MAC West

11/17/2011

NIU retains Bronze Stalk trophy

NIU defeats Ball State, 41-38, in a thriller

Former Huskie defensive lineman Alex Krutsch, who returned to his alma mater in 2010 as Northern Illinois' graduate assistant for video operations, will serve as the defensive GA for the Huskies in 2011.

A native of Schaumburg, Ill., Krutsch was a four-year letterwinner for the Huskies from 2005-08 who started 24 games in his final two seasons and made 30 starts while playing in 39 games in his career. Krutsch totaled 85 tackles, 14 for loss, during his time at NIU, including a career high eight at Navy in 2007.

As a junior in 2007, Krutsch had a career-high 44 stops in 12 games, with 6.5 for loss. He was a third-team All-MAC selection by Phil Steele's Magazine that year and won the team's Jawan Jackson Award, given to the former walk-on who makes the biggest impact on the team.

Krutsch came to Northern Illinois from Schaumburg High School where he was named an honorable mention all-area choice by the Daily Herald and a second team Mid-Suburban League honoree.

He earned his bachelor's degree from Northern Illinois in communications in May 2009.