One in a series of short pieces about each Miami senior leading up to the Hurricanes’ final home game of 2016, Saturday against Duke.
The rest of the series:
S Jamal Carter | C Alex Gall | RG Danny Isidora | S Rayshawn Jenkins | P Justin Vogel | TE/DE Stan Dobard | CB Corn Elder | WR Malcolm Lewis | CB Adrian Colbert | WR Stacy Coley | FB Gage Batten | FB Marquez Williams | LS Frank Gabriel, five others
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Alex Gall wasn’t a full-time starter as a senior, as he might have expected, but he’s finishing his career on a high note with few if any regrets.
“It has gone by fast,” said Gall, a native of Cincinnati suburb of Mason, Ohio. “Everybody says it feels like yesterday I was a freshman. It feels like that. I’m just excited for Senior Day — seeing those people over the years being seniors and then getting their chance to go out there and be with their families and play their last game, and now having that chance to step up and do that.”
Gall started six games as a junior but didn’t make his first start this year until Nov. 12 against Virginia. But that day, the running game came alive with 222 yards. He also started against North Carolina State, when UM had 415 yards in offense.
“I’m thankful for a great group of offensive linemen, a great team around me and the coaches that we’ve got here are unbelievable,” Gall said. “It was only for a year but I’m really lucky to have them.”