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Alex Brink (born June 2, 1985 in Eugene, Oregon) is an American football quarterback for the Houston Texans of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Texans in the seventh round of the 2008 NFL Draft. He played college football at Washington State.

A native of Eugene, Oregon, Alex Brink attended Sheldon High School, receiving good grades, and becoming a letterman in football, basketball and baseball. In football, as a senior, he led his team to the state championship, with a 31-24 win over Lake Oswego. During that season he passed for 3946 yards and 36 touchdowns, while being named Oregon Player of the Year. He passed for over 3500 yards in his junior season as well. His record as a high school starter was 35-3, with one state championship. In baseball, he was a standout player and threw a perfect game. He graduated from Sheldon High in 2003 with a 3.91 GPA.

In his college career, Brink completed 58.4 percent of his passes for 10,913 yards. He threw 76 touchdowns and 43 interceptions. Despite these good numbers, the Cougars endured four straight seasons without a bowl berth. As a starter, Brink was 17-23 over four seasons. Brink finished his career as the third leading passer, in terms of yards, in Pac-10 history, behind Carson Palmer and Derek Anderson

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