Cary-Grove graduate Alex Kube, the 2005 Northwest Herald Football Player of the Year, has signed with the Chicago Rush of the Arena Football League.
Kube played safety and running back for C-G his senior season. As a junior, he started at safety for the Trojans’ Class 7A state runner-up team.
Kube then played linebacker at Northern Illinois University and had a free-agent tryout with Minnesota.
Kube founded Elite 7, a Barrington-based training center for athletes to work on speed and strength. Two notable local athletes who trained with Kube are C-G fullback-linebacker Kyle Norberg (North Dakota) and Prairie Ridge safety Sean Folliard (NIU).