Graduated with a bachelor of science in SPEA management in August 2010.
2009 (Junior): Decided to work toward his degree following the season ... missed the entire year due to an ACL injury ... Academic All-Big Ten selection.
2008 (Sophomore): Played 10 games at center and tackle ... started the first five games of the season at center ... the Hoosiers broke the 2,000-yard rushing mark (2,003) for the second straight year, the first time since 2000 and 2001 an IU team produced back-to-back 2,000-yard rushing seasons ... Indiana averaged 4.5 yards per carry and carded 19 rushing scores, its best numbers since 2001 (5.5, 33) ... the team rushed for over 250 yards four times with a season-best 297 yards in the season-opening win over Western Kentucky ... Academic All-Big Ten selection.
2007 (Freshman): Played in four games on the offensive line as a backup at both center and tackle ... made his collegiate debut in the season opener against Indiana State ... saw his first career Big Ten action against Minnesota and played nearly the entire second half at center at Wisconsin ... also received playing time at Northwestern ... Academic All-Big Ten selection.
2006: Redshirted the 2006 season.
Prep/Personal: Played offensive line for Morris Community High School under head coach George Dergo ... ranked as the 26th-best prospect in the state of Illinois by Rivals.com during the preseason ... helped Morris to first state title in 21 years, as Perry's two-year varsity record was 27-1 with a state runner-up finish and a state title ... also knocked off nationally-ranked Joliet Catholic, snapping its 30-game winning streak ... garnered Chicago Tribune All-State accolades as a senior after earning all-area accolades as a junior ... a three-sport athlete at Morris, competing in football, basketball and track ... parents are Mark and Beverly Perry ... Alex John Perry was born on June 19, 1988.