2007 Saw action in nine games as redshirt freshman... Participated as reserve cornerback and member of special teams' coverage units... Credited with one tackle versus Kentucky... Fourth-quarter interception aided Commodores in win over Eastern Michigan.
2006 Redshirted as freshman... Finished season as one of team's top contributors in practice, earning Defensive Scout of the Week honors after Duke and Kentucky games.
Senior captain... Three-year letter winner for one of Georgia's best large-school programs... Squad went 18-5 overall in 2004-05, advancing to AAAAA playoffs both years... As senior, posted 45 tackles, an interception and six defensed passes as opponents frequently looked in other direction... Named First Team All-City by Atlanta Journal-Constitution... Also named to AJC's "Super 11" team and "Georgia's Top 50 Prospects" list... Racked up 40 tackles as junior... Nominated to the U.S. Army All-Star Game.... Owns 4.3 clocking in 40... Standout sprinter, capturing 100 and 200 in 2005 Atlanta Track Classic... PRs of 10.65 in 100 and 21.4 in 200... National Honor Society member.
Alan Curtis Strong... Son of Valarie Strong... An only child... Mom is medical assistant... Member of Who's Who Among American High School Students... Two teammates expected to sign with SEC teams...Commodore DT Derrius Dowell is Douglass grad... Enjoys video games and spending time with family and friends.
Douglass Coach Gary Cantrell
"Alan brings a lot of athleticism to Vanderbilt. He has excellent speed and he's a top-notch competitor. His cover skills at cornerback are superb.
"Alan is a talented young man in a lot of ways. He wants to win, and wants to get improve. He was an extremely hard worker."