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Kwon Alexander
LB #58
Height:
6-1
Weight:
227
Age:
23
College:
LSU
Hometown:
Oxford, AL
Experience:
3

Quick Stats (2017):

TCKL
1
SCK
0.0
FF
0
INT
1
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 239 168 71 6.0 0 17 4 75 -- 38 1 3 2
2017 TB 1 1 1 1 0 0.0 -- 1 1 22 22 22 0 0 --
2016 TB 16 16 145 108 37 3.0 0 7 1 38 38 38 1 1 1
2015 TB 12 12 93 59 34 3.0 -- 9 2 15 7.5 15 0 2 1
Recent Games
WKOppResultTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
TotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
2 CHI W 29-7 1 1 0 0.0 -- 1 1 22 22 22 0 0 --

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Biography

Acquired by Bucs:

Selected in the fourth round (124th overall) of the 2015 NFL Draft by the Buccaneers.


Awards & Accolades:

NFC Defensive Player of the Week (Week 8, 2015).

2x Pepsi Rookie of the Week (Weeks 3 & 8, 2015).

2015 PFWA All-Rookie Team Selection.


Career Highlights:

Started all 28 games he has played, totaling 238 tackles, 18 for loss, 16 passes defensed, 6.0 sacks, three interceptions (one returned for touchdown), three forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries.

Since entering the league in 2015, is only NFL player to record 235+ tackles, 6+ sacks and 3+ interceptions.

Scored first career touchdown on a 38-yard interception return vs. Los Angeles (9/25).

Posted a career-high 17 tackles at Atlanta (9/11/16), the most by a Buccaneers player since the 2009 season (Barrett Ruud).

As a rookie in 2015, led all rookies with 93 tackles.

Notched first career sack vs. Jacksonville (10/11/15).

Registered first career interception at Houston (9/27/15).


2016 Highlights:

Led the NFL with 108 solo tackles and tied for third with 145 total tackles. Added 12 tackles for loss, three sacks, one interception (returned for touchdown), one forced fumble, one fumble recovery and seven passes defensed.

Only NFL player with 130+ tackles, 3+ sacks, 1+ interception, and 5+ passes defensed.

Recorded career-high 17 tackles (15 solo), including two for loss, and one sack in season-opening win at Atlanta (9/11).

Posted seven tackles, including one for loss, at Arizona (9/18)

Scored first career touchdown on a 38-yard interception return vs. Los Angeles (9/25). Added seven tackles, including one for loss.

Notched seven tackles (all solo) and a sack vs. Denver (10/2).

Posted five tackles and one pass defensed in win at Carolina (10/10).

Led team with 10 tackles, while registering two quarterback hits, in win at San Francisco (10/23).

Collected 14 tackles (all solo), including one for loss, and a pass defensed vs. Oakland (10/30).

Registered six tackles vs. Atlanta (11/3).

Recovered a fumble to go along with five tackles in 36-10 win vs. Chicago (11/13).

Led team with seven tackles in 19-17 win at Kansas City (11/20).

Collected six tackles and a sack in 14-5 win over Seattle (11/27).

Tied for team lead with seven total tackles, including one for loss, and added a pass defensed in Buccaneers win at San Diego (12/4).

Logged seven tackles, including one for loss, and one pass defensed in win vs. New Orleans (12/11). Broke up a Drew Brees pass that was intercepted by teammate Vernon Hargreaves.

Tallied 21 tackles, including two for loss, at Dallas (12/18), the most by a player in the NFL since Luke Kuechly had 24 on December 22, 2013 and the fifth-most in a single game since STATS, Inc. began tracking tackles in 1994. Added a forced fumble, which was recovered by Buccaneers.

Led team with 10 tackles and two passes defensed at New Orleans (12/24).

Collected 10 tackles, including one for loss, and one pass defensed in win vs. Carolina (1/1).


College:

Started 23-of-32 career games played at LSU (2012-14).

Declared for the NFL Draft following his junior season.

Started all 12 games he played as a junior (2014), tallying 90 tackles, with 7.5 tackles for loss, two forced fumbles, 1.5 sacks and one pass defensed.

Earned first-team All-SEC honors from ESPN.com and second-team All-SEC recognition from the Associated Press.

Part of a defense that ranked third in the NCAA in passing defense (164.2 yards per game) and ninth in the nation in total defense (316.8 yards per game), both of which led the SEC. The defense also tied for the fourth-fewest points allowed per game (17.5 per game), a figure that stood as the second-best mark in the SEC.

Notched first career sack against Alabama (11/8/14).

As a sophomore (2013), started 9-of-13 games, totaling 65 tackles, with 6.5 tackles for loss and four passes defensed.

Played in seven games, with two starts as a freshman (2012), finishing the year with 11 tackles, two fumble recoveries, one tackle for loss, one pass defensed and one forced fumble.

Made first career start at Florida (10/6/12).

Made LSU debut in 2012 season opener against North Texas (9/1/12), registering a pair of tackles and a fumble recovery.

Majored in sport administration.


Personal:

Attended Oxford High School (Oxford, Alabama).

Played in the Under Armour All-American Game.

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 and earned Class 6A All-State honorable mention.

A top recruit, ranking 19th on Scout.com’s Final Southeast Top 150, 29th in the ESPNU 150, 45th in the Press-Register Super Southeast 120 and was listed in MaxPreps’ Top 100.

Earned four-star recruit honors from ESPN.com, Rivals.com and Scout.com.

Son of Peaches and Broderick Taylor.

Born Kwon Alexander on August 3, 1994 in Oxford, Alabama.


Community:

In October 2016, joined teammates and the entire Buccaneers business operations staff for the team’s “Hometown Huddle”, helping to refurbish the Sulphur Springs K-8 School and Community Center and interact with students.

In June 2016, hosted a youth football camp for children in his hometown of Anniston, AL while promoting the importance of nonviolence.

In May 2016, helped dedicate a Buccaneers Academy at Bevis Elementary School, which was awarded a Fitness Zone and also presented with a special assembly and P.E. equipment for winning the 2016 Play 60 Challenge.

In November 2015, congratulated students at Pinellas Park Middle School for winning the Fuel Up To Play 60 “Defend Your Turf Challenge” through a special assembly and P.E. class.

In October 2015, participated in games, arts and crafts, and activities with children at Metropolitan Ministries annual Fall Festival.

In September 2015, served lunch to more than 250 hungry and homeless men and women at Trinity Café.

In July 2015, went bowling with rookie or first-year firefighters and paramedics.

In May 2015, visited wounded warriors recovering from injury and illness at James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital in Tampa.

In May 2015, toured MacDill Air Force Base to greet military servicemen and servicewomen and learn about the important role that the base plays in the Tampa community.

 

Acquired by Bucs:

Selected in the fourth round (124th overall) of the 2015 NFL Draft by the Buccaneers.


Awards & Accolades:

NFC Defensive Player of the Week (Week 8, 2015).

2x Pepsi Rookie of the Week (Weeks 3 & 8, 2015).

2015 PFWA All-Rookie Team Selection.


Career Highlights:

Started all 28 games he has played, totaling 238 tackles, 18 for loss, 16 passes defensed, 6.0 sacks, three interceptions (one returned for touchdown), three forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries.

Since entering the league in 2015, is only NFL player to record 235+ tackles, 6+ sacks and 3+ interceptions.

Scored first career touchdown on a 38-yard interception return vs. Los Angeles (9/25).

Posted a career-high 17 tackles at Atlanta (9/11/16), the most by a Buccaneers player since the 2009 season (Barrett Ruud).

As a rookie in 2015, led all rookies with 93 tackles.

Notched first career sack vs. Jacksonville (10/11/15).

Registered first career interception at Houston (9/27/15).


2016 Highlights:

Led the NFL with 108 solo tackles and tied for third with 145 total tackles. Added 12 tackles for loss, three sacks, one interception (returned for touchdown), one forced fumble, one fumble recovery and seven passes defensed.

Only NFL player with 130+ tackles, 3+ sacks, 1+ interception, and 5+ passes defensed.

Recorded career-high 17 tackles (15 solo), including two for loss, and one sack in season-opening win at Atlanta (9/11).

Posted seven tackles, including one for loss, at Arizona (9/18)

Scored first career touchdown on a 38-yard interception return vs. Los Angeles (9/25). Added seven tackles, including one for loss.

Notched seven tackles (all solo) and a sack vs. Denver (10/2).

Posted five tackles and one pass defensed in win at Carolina (10/10).

Led team with 10 tackles, while registering two quarterback hits, in win at San Francisco (10/23).

Collected 14 tackles (all solo), including one for loss, and a pass defensed vs. Oakland (10/30).

Registered six tackles vs. Atlanta (11/3).

Recovered a fumble to go along with five tackles in 36-10 win vs. Chicago (11/13).

Led team with seven tackles in 19-17 win at Kansas City (11/20).

Collected six tackles and a sack in 14-5 win over Seattle (11/27).

Tied for team lead with seven total tackles, including one for loss, and added a pass defensed in Buccaneers win at San Diego (12/4).

Logged seven tackles, including one for loss, and one pass defensed in win vs. New Orleans (12/11). Broke up a Drew Brees pass that was intercepted by teammate Vernon Hargreaves.

Tallied 21 tackles, including two for loss, at Dallas (12/18), the most by a player in the NFL since Luke Kuechly had 24 on December 22, 2013 and the fifth-most in a single game since STATS, Inc. began tracking tackles in 1994. Added a forced fumble, which was recovered by Buccaneers.

Led team with 10 tackles and two passes defensed at New Orleans (12/24).

Collected 10 tackles, including one for loss, and one pass defensed in win vs. Carolina (1/1).


College:

Started 23-of-32 career games played at LSU (2012-14).

Declared for the NFL Draft following his junior season.

Started all 12 games he played as a junior (2014), tallying 90 tackles, with 7.5 tackles for loss, two forced fumbles, 1.5 sacks and one pass defensed.

Earned first-team All-SEC honors from ESPN.com and second-team All-SEC recognition from the Associated Press.

Part of a defense that ranked third in the NCAA in passing defense (164.2 yards per game) and ninth in the nation in total defense (316.8 yards per game), both of which led the SEC. The defense also tied for the fourth-fewest points allowed per game (17.5 per game), a figure that stood as the second-best mark in the SEC.

Notched first career sack against Alabama (11/8/14).

As a sophomore (2013), started 9-of-13 games, totaling 65 tackles, with 6.5 tackles for loss and four passes defensed.

Played in seven games, with two starts as a freshman (2012), finishing the year with 11 tackles, two fumble recoveries, one tackle for loss, one pass defensed and one forced fumble.

Made first career start at Florida (10/6/12).

Made LSU debut in 2012 season opener against North Texas (9/1/12), registering a pair of tackles and a fumble recovery.

Majored in sport administration.


Personal:

Attended Oxford High School (Oxford, Alabama).

Played in the Under Armour All-American Game.

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 and earned Class 6A All-State honorable mention.

A top recruit, ranking 19th on Scout.com’s Final Southeast Top 150, 29th in the ESPNU 150, 45th in the Press-Register Super Southeast 120 and was listed in MaxPreps’ Top 100.

Earned four-star recruit honors from ESPN.com, Rivals.com and Scout.com.

Son of Peaches and Broderick Taylor.

Born Kwon Alexander on August 3, 1994 in Oxford, Alabama.


Community:

In October 2016, joined teammates and the entire Buccaneers business operations staff for the team’s “Hometown Huddle”, helping to refurbish the Sulphur Springs K-8 School and Community Center and interact with students.

In June 2016, hosted a youth football camp for children in his hometown of Anniston, AL while promoting the importance of nonviolence.

In May 2016, helped dedicate a Buccaneers Academy at Bevis Elementary School, which was awarded a Fitness Zone and also presented with a special assembly and P.E. equipment for winning the 2016 Play 60 Challenge.

In November 2015, congratulated students at Pinellas Park Middle School for winning the Fuel Up To Play 60 “Defend Your Turf Challenge” through a special assembly and P.E. class.

In October 2015, participated in games, arts and crafts, and activities with children at Metropolitan Ministries annual Fall Festival.

In September 2015, served lunch to more than 250 hungry and homeless men and women at Trinity Café.

In July 2015, went bowling with rookie or first-year firefighters and paramedics.

In May 2015, visited wounded warriors recovering from injury and illness at James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital in Tampa.

In May 2015, toured MacDill Air Force Base to greet military servicemen and servicewomen and learn about the important role that the base plays in the Tampa community.

 

 

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