Bucs LB Kwon Alexander Has Game Of His Life Just One Day After Brother’s Death (Video)
Tampa Bay Buccaneers linebacker Kwon Alexander was playing Sunday’s gave against the Atlanta Falcons with a heavy heart after his 17-year-old brother Broderick Taylor was killed in a fight in Alabama on Friday.
With his brother now watching over him, Kwon put on a show for Lil’ Brod, playing through the pain to contribute 11 tackles, and interception and a fumble recovery during the Bucs’ 23-20 overtime victory.
It was a truly inspiring effort by Alexander. After the game, things got pretty emotional in the Tampa Bay locker room as the fourth-round rookie out of LSU was presented with the game ball:
Inside the locker room, Kwon Alexander gets the game ball from coach Lovie Smith & captain Logan Mankins.
Posted by Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday, November 1, 2015
And as you probably already assumed, after the game Kwon Alexander dedicated his performance to his little brother:
— Alexander the Great (@Showtime17Kwon) November 1, 2015