He committed to OU, where he could likely end up in the hybrid linebacker/safety role that has become so valuable, because of the need for a defender who can play in the box or cover receivers in space.
Alexander is the second member of his family to make the All-State team in the last three seasons. His brother, Derrick, now a defensive lineman at Tulsa, was an Oklahoman All-State selection in 2010.
Once Dominique signs with the Sooners, the family will have all three of the state's major football programs covered. Dominique's father, Derrick Alexander Sr. played at Oklahoma State.
The idea of joining Derrick Jr. as an All-State selection was one of the motivating factors that pushed Dominique to reach his potential throughout the season.
“It's a great feeling,” Dominique said of the honor. “It was one of my goals coming into the year, and it feels great reaching your goals.”