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#4 Kwon Alexander
Position: Linebacker
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 218 lbs.
Class: Junior
Experience: 2 Letters
City/State: Oxford, Ala.
High School: Oxford HS
Major: Sport Administration
Born: 08/03/1994
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Kwon Alexander Bio
Courtesy: LSUsports.net (@LSUsports)
Release: 02/13/2014

Returning starter at linebacker for the Tigers in 2014 … Can play all three linebacker positions, but has seen most of his action at the strongside spot during first two years with the Tigers … Also plays on special teams … Has tremendous speed and many times is the fastest LSU defender to the football … Can make plays from sideline to sideline … Has no issues dropping into pass coverage … Played in 20 games with 11 starts … Has 76 career tackles to go along with 7.5 tackles for loss.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2013)
Played in 13 games with nine starts, all coming at the strongside linebacker spot … Finished fourth on the team in total tackles with 65, which included 30 solo … Added 6.5 tackles for losses, four pass breakups and a quarterback hurry … Had two games with double-figure tackles, including career-best 14 vs. Furman … Added two tackles for loss against Furman … Had 10 tackles and a tackle for a 2-yard loss in win over Auburn … Broke up two passes to go with four tackles in victory over Kent State … In win over Florida, had seven tackles and a half-tackle for loss.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2012)
Made an immediate impact as a true freshman, playing in seven games with two starts … Worked his way into the starting lineup before suffering a broken ankle against Florida … Returned to practice in late November and saw first action since injury in bowl game vs. Clemson (1 tackle) … Finished rookie season with 12 tackles, 1.0 tackles for loss, a forced fumble and two fumble recoveries … Had four tackles in first career start vs. Towson … Started the following week vs. Florida and responded with two tackles and returned a fumble 15-yards … Had a pair of tackles and a fumble recovery in LSU debut vs. North Texas.

HIGH SCHOOL
An impact player on the defensive side of the ball, he missed most of his 2011 senior campaign with a knee injury after posting 144 tackles, 17 sacks, six forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries in 2010 … A participant in the Under Armour All-American Game (Black Team) … Chosen as a finalist for the High School Butkus Award, given annually to the nation’s top linebacker … Named to the 2011 ESPN All-Alabama Football Team … Named to the Class 6A All-State Football Team Honorable Mention … Ranked No. 19 in the 2012 Scout.com Final Southeast Top 150 … Ranked No. 45 in the Press-Register Super Southeast 120 … Ranked No. 29 in the 2012 ESPNU 150 … Listed in MaxPreps 2012 Top 100 … A four-star prospect according to ESPN.com, Rivals.com, and Scout.com … Rated as Alabama’s No. 3 prospect by ESPN.com, No. 11 by Rivals, and No. 6 by 247sports.com … Nationally, ESPN.com and Scout.com rate him as the No. 3 linebacker, 247sports.com rates him as the nation’s No. 9 linebacker, while Rivals.com rates him at No. 20 at that position nationally … Coached by John Grass.

PERSONAL
Parents are Peaches and Broderick Taylor … Born Aug. 3, 1994.

CAREER HIGHS
Total tackles: 14 vs. Furman, 2013
Tackles for loss: 2.0 vs. Furman, 2013
Sacks: 0 

ALEXANDER'S CAREER DEFENSIVE STATS

Year
G-GS
UT
AT
TT
TFL
Sacks
PBU
QBH
INT
FF
FR
2012
7-2
7
4
11
1.0-2
0-0
1
1
0
1
2-15
2013 13-9
30
35 65
6.5-14
0-0
4 1 0-0 0
0-0
Totals
20-11
37
39
76
7.5-16
0-0
5
2
0
1
2-15
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