Alec Ingold began his NFL journey as a quarterback at Bay Port High School in Wisconsin. As a senior he won the Gatorade Wisconsin Player of the Year award. After graduating he initially committed to the Northern Illinois Huskies but later switched to the Wisconsin Badgers.
Alec would go through multiple position changes before finally settling on fullback in the later stage of his college career. He would usually take over at fullback in short yardage situations. He finished his senior year with seven total touchdowns, 143 rushing yards, and 93 receiving yards. Alec was the only true fullback invited to the 2019 NFL Scouting Combine.
Alec went undrafted out of college and signed with the Oakland Raiders in summer of 2019. He would be make his first start almost immediately on Monday Night Football in early September. Though he started at fullback early on, he wouldn’t find his first NFL trip to the end zone until week 10 against the Los Angeles Chargers.
Alec Ingold had a few accolades in his time with the Raiders. He was their 2020 Walter Payton Man of the Year Award nominee and he caught the first ever touchdown at Allegiant Stadium.
Injuries and the Ed Block Courage Award
In his last year with the Raiders, Ingold suffered a torn ACL in week 10 and wouldn’t make a return until the following year. He would sign with the Miami Dolphins on a 2 year deal after the injury. On the Raiders show, Upon Further Review, Ingold would talk about his injury. He would go not on to say that it was difficult to realize he wouldn’t be able to play with his guys on the field.
Through vigorous physical rehab Alec would come back completely healthy in 2022 for his new season on the Dolphins. Alec Ingold became a very important part of the locker room in Miami and it shows as he was voted to receive the Ed Block Courage Award by his teammates. He also occasionally joins the Ed Block CourageCast to talk about his football career and much more.