REPORT: 49ers trade former LSU linebacker to Saints

REPORT: 49ers trade former LSU linebacker to 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 (WAFB) - The San Francisco 49ers have traded former LSU linebacker Kwon Alexander to the New Orleans Saints.

According to multiple reports, the Saints are trading linebacker Kiko Alonso to the 49ers for Kwon Alexander and a conditional 5th round pick.

Alexander, was a seventh round draft pick in the 2015 NFL draft to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, he played three seasons for the Bucs from 2015-2018. Alexander then signed a 4-year deal with the 49ers.

During his six year career, Alexander has started 59 games with 444 total tackles, 36 tackles for loss, and 8.5 sacks.

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