"I made an inside move on the guard, and the running back came up to check the 'A' gap and kind of put his hand in my facemask and popped it off," Alexander said. "I knew my helmet was off, but ... the quarterback was rolling out. I'm trying to go get him. The end result is my face, but that heals in time. I was more in shock because I saw all that blood coming off my face. Early this year I had my wisdom teeth pulled, and that pain was a lot worse than these couple of stitches I have in my face."