Posted On: 07/3/17 3:30 PM

Alexandria had one of Minnesota’s most prolific offenses last season, and whether he was catching passes or taking handoffs, running back Cody Faber was right in the middle of it.

Faber led the Cardinals in receptions with 55 and finished second on the team with 676 yards and seven touchdowns. He eclipsed the century mark in receiving twice, including a career high 147 yards in the season finale against St. Cloud Tech.

The 180-pounder also rushed for almost 400 yards on the year, receiving 61 total carries out of the backfield. He was named All-North Central District and All-Section 8AAAAA honorable mention after the season, which are honors he said he wants to duplicate in 2017, along with possibly breaking a school record.

“I want to break the receptions record at my high school,” said Faber via email. “I’ve been working on my route running and my speed by doing drills that help with that.”

Faber is one of the Cardinals’ five captains for the upcoming season. He said getting back to the state tournament is the team’s goal, which is going

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