Alex Douglas is a 2004 graduate of Quincy High School and was a senior on the playoff qualifying team in 2003. In his two-year career as a starting running back in high school, Alex rushed for 2,204 yards. He also led the Western Big Six conference in rushing as a senior. Alex was the winner of back-to-back team MVP awards his junior and senior year. He is attending Western Illinois University were he will be a senior next season. Alex started games at halfback as a freshman something that has not been done at Western since 2002.