2001 - Redshirt Season
LIBERAL HS - Ranked 29th in nation among running backs by SuperPrep magazine... High school All-American by SuperPrep and by PrepStar magazine... Ranked 13th on SuperPrep's Midlands list... Top running-back prospect on MoKan Region 7 list... Two-time Kansas All-State selection... Invited to Kansas Shrine Bowl... Started for three years and lettered for four at Liberal... All-WAC pick... Finished with 1,254 yards as a senior with 21 touchdowns... Finished career with more than 3,000 yards rushing and 43 touchdowns... Second-leading rusher in Liberal HS history... Lists greatest sports thrill as scoring six touchdowns and gaining 240 yards in a game vs. Great Bend HS as senior... High school football coach was Gary Cornelson... Led Liberal to Kansas Class 5A team track title by winning both 100 and 200 as a senior... State sprints champion as junior with marks of 10.3 in 100-meter dash and 21.5 in 200... Also won state title in triple jump... Appeared at state track meet as sophomore in 100, 200 and both relays.
PERSONAL - Born Oct. 25, 1982 in Liberal, Kan... Parents are Thurston and Faye Alsup... Enjoys reading and video games... Last name pronounced "ALL-sup."