American football player Kwon Alexander plays linebacker for the New York Jets of the National Football League. He stands 1.85 m tall and weighs 103 kg. He was born and raised in Oxford, Alabama. During his time as a student at Oxford High School, he participated in football. In the Under Armour All-American Game, he played for the black team.
He was a finalist for the High School Butkus Award, which honors the best linebacker in the nation each year. He was named to both the 2011 ESPN All-Alabama Football Team and the Class 6A All-State Football Team. He played intercollegiate football for Louisiana State University’s LSU Tigers.
In seven games as a true freshman, he took part, starting two of them, and had 12 tackles. He made nine of the 13 starts as a sophomore. As a junior, he had 1.5 sacks and led the team with 92 tackles. He registered for the 2015 NFL Draft after finishing his junior year. In the fourth round of the 2015 NFL Draft, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers made him their own.
He gave the Buccaneers a $478,322 signing bonus in May 2015 in exchange for a four-year, $2.75 million contract. He and the San Francisco 49ers came to terms on a $44 million, four-year deal with a $27 million guarantee in March 2019. He was acquired by the New Orleans Saints in a trade in November 2020. He signed a new contract with the New York Jets in July 2022.
What number did Kwon Alexander wear in college?
Kwon Alexander’s jersey number in college was 25 and 5.