Forty-seven UW students honored for hard work in classroom
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Defense Wins 55-34, Offense Generates 428 Yards of Total Offense With No Turnovers
Sophomore Quarterback Brett Smith Returns to Action After Missing All Spring Scrimmages
Wide Receiver Dominic Rufran Leads Gold Team With Six Receptions for 112 Yards
UW This Season: Alex Borgs could see time as a key reserve and special teamer this season, entering the fall as the No. 2 weak-side linebacker behind senior Korey Jones.
2011: Borgs played in 13 games through the year as a special teams member, but had no tackles. He earned his first letter for the Cowboys for his efforts. Borgs did his best in the classroom, earning 2011 Mountain West Academic All-Conference honors.
High School: With no football in his high school, Borgs played for the Dusseldorf Panthers club team. During his senior season, he was the team's leading tackler and helped guide the squad to a 12-3-1 record and an appearance in the club team tournament final. Borgs made 84 tackles during the season, including 51 solo stops, to go with 12 tackles for loss and two sacks. He also broke up three passes, recovered two fumbles and forced a fumble. As a member of Team Germany, Borgs was named to the All-Tournament team at the 2009 Junior World Football Championship played in Canton, Ohio. Borgs was also named the 2009 Team Germany Defensive MVP.
Personal: Born March 14, 1990, he is the son of Linda and Hermann Borgs, and has one older sister, Laura, and one younger sister, Theresa. Borgs was also recruited by Virginia, Oklahoma State, Florida Atlantic and UTEP. He is majoring in kinesiology.