#2 Alex Niznak
Position: Quarterback
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 227
Year: Redshirt Sophomore
Hometown: Ithaca, Mich.
High School: Ithaca HS
Major: Sport Management (3.56GPA)
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Alex Niznak
Courtesy: CMU Athletic Communications
Release: 01/01/2012

2013: [Game-by-Game Statistics] Played in four games, starting one ... entered the season opener versus Michigan (8/31) in relief of the injured Cody Kater, throwing for 131 yards on 11-of-22 passing with one interception ... made his first career start in week two against New Hampshire (9/7), completing 2-of-5 passes for seven yards with one interception ... also appeared against Toledo (9/21) and UMass (11/23). 

2012: Did not see game action.

2011: Redshirted ... co-recipient of Offensive Scout Team Player of the Year award ... graduated early from Ithaca High School and enrolled at CMU for the Spring 2011 semester.

High School: Ranked No. 10 on Detroit Free Press Fab 50 and No. 12 on Detroit News Blue Chip list … led Yellowjackets to a perfect 14-0 season and a Division 6 state championship in 2010 … completed 150-of-219 passes for 2,731 yards and 31 touchdowns and ran for 1,161 yards and 21 touchdowns as a senior … completed 22-of-26 passes for 251 yards and ran for 138 yards and a state title game record five touchdowns in Ithaca’s 45-35 win over Monroe St. Mary Catholic Central in 2010 Division 6 state championship game … Associated Press all-state first team …  named area’s offensive player of the year by the Lansing State Journal and Mount Pleasant Morning Sun … Detroit News Dream Team selection … earned honorable mention all-state recognition as a junior in 2009 … completed 137-of-215 passes for 2,077 yards and 22 touchdowns and ran for 1,637 yards and 28 touchdowns during junior season … helped lead Ithaca to an 11-2 overall record and berth in the state semifinals in 2009 … maintains a 3.6 grade-point average.