Report: Former LSU Tiger Kwon Alexander traded to the Saints

Report: Former LSU Tiger Kwon Alexander traded to the Saints
FILE - In this Oct. 31, 2019, file photo, San Francisco 49ers linebacker Kwon Alexander (56) looks on during the first half of an NFL football game against the Arizona Cardinals, in Glendale, Ariz. Alexander has returned to practice for the San Francisco 49ers on Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020, for the first time since tearing his pectoral muscle midway through the season. The Niners opened up the three-week practice window for Alexander to be activated from injured reserve in the playoffs. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri, File) (Source: Rick Scuteri)

NEW ORLEANS, La. (WVUE) - Former LSU Tiger linebacker Kwon Alexander has been traded to the New Orleans Saints. The Niners dealt him to New Orleans according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter.

The Saints are giving up a conditional 5th-round pick and likely a player in exchange for Alexander according to Schefter. NFL Network’s Tom Pellisero is reporting the player is linebacker, Kiko Alonso.

Alexander attended LSU from 2012-14.

Alexander has registered 30 tackles this season for the Niners. This is his second season with San Francisco.

Alexander spent his first four seasons in the league with Tampa Bay.

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