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American football linebacker
Born: August 3, 1994 (age 28 years), Oxford, Alabama, United States
Current team: New York Jets (#9 / Linebacker)
Dates joined: 2020 (New Orleans Saints)
Education: Louisiana State University (2012–2014)
Height: 1.85 m
Parents: Broderick Taylor, Peaches Taylor
Siblings: Broderick Taylor Jr.
6-1, 227lb (185cm, 102kg)
Team: New York Jets
Born: August 3, 1994 in Oxford, AL (Age: 28-100d)
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Kwon Alexander is an American football linebacker for the New York Jets of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Louisiana State University.
He was drafted by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the fourth round of the 2015 NFL Draft. Alexander has also played for the San Francisco 49ers and New Orleans Saints.
Alexander attended Oxford High School in Oxford, Alabama.
An impact player on the defensive side of the ball, Alexander missed most of his 2011 senior campaign with a knee injury after posting 144 tackles, 17 sacks, and six forced fumbles (three recoveries) as a junior in 2010.
Oxford finished the season 12–2, advancing the AHSAA Class 6A state semi-finals where they lost 32–22 to Marlon Humphrey’s Hoover. Alexander participated in the Under Armour All-American Game as a member of the black team.
He was chosen as a finalist for the High School Butkus Award, given annually to the nation’s top linebacker. He was also named to the 2011 ESPN All-Alabama Football Team and was a Class 6A All-State Football Team Honorable Mention.
Alexander was also a state qualifier in track & field at Oxford. At the 2011 AHSAA 6A Section 4, he posted personal-best times of 11.24 seconds in the 100-meter dash and 22.99 seconds in the 200-meter dash, placing 9th and 7th, respectively.
Regarded as a four-star prospect according to ESPN.com, Rivals.com, and Scout.com, Alexander was ranked No. 19 in the 2012 Scout.com Final Southeast Top 150. He was ranked No. 45 in the Press-Register Super Southeast 120 and No. 29 in the 2012 ESPNU 150.
He was listed in the MaxPreps 2012 Top 100.
He was rated as Alabama’s No. 3 prospect by ESPN.com, No. 11 by Rivals.com, and No. 6 by 247Sports.com. Nationally, ESPN.com and Scout.com rated him as the No. 3 linebacker, 247sports.com rated him as the nation’s No. 9 linebacker, while Rivals.com rated him at No. 20.
He committed to Louisiana State University (LSU) to play college football.
Alexander attended LSU from 2012 to 2014. As a true freshman, he played in seven games with two starts and had 12 tackles. As a sophomore, he started nine of 13 games. He finished the season with 65 tackles.
As a junior, Alexander led the team with 92 tackles and had 1.5 sacks. After his junior season, Alexander entered the 2015 NFL Draft.
On December 31, 2014, Alexander announced on his Twitter account his decision to forgo his senior season and enter the 2015 NFL Draft. Alexander was one of 33 collegiate linebackers to attend the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis, Indiana.
Alexander completed all of the necessary drills, finishing second among all linebackers in the 40-yard dash, sixth in the bench press and short shuttle, and ninth in the three-cone drill.
On March 27, 2015, Alexander attended LSU’s pro day, but opted to stand on his combine numbers and only performed positional drills for team representatives and scouts from all 32 NFL teams, including Steelers’ head coach Mike Tomlin and general managers from the Minnesota Vikings, New Orleans Saints, New York Giants, New York Jets, and Pittsburgh Steelers.