Awards and Honors
- 2015: PFWA All-Rookie Team, NFC Special Teams Player of the Week (Week 8)
- 2017: Pro Bowl
- 2019: Hazeltine Iron Man Award
- Although he grew up in the same town as teammate DL Dee Ford, the two did not meet until they were both acquired by the team in March 2019. By the time Alexander had reached high school, Ford had already migrated to nearby St. Clair County H.S. "I knew who he was once we got to the NFL, so that's all that matters," Ford said.
- In 2019, named the recipient of the 49ers Hazeltine Iron Man Award. The Hazeltine Iron Man Award is named for former linebacker Matt Hazeltine, a 13-year performer who played more seasons at linebacker than any other 49ers player. The award is given annually to the most courageous and inspirational defensive player as voted upon by the defensive coaches.
49ers Hopeful for Quick Return for Kwon Alexander; Later Than Ideal Timeline for Weston Richburg and Others
Kyle Shanahan provided injury updates on several 49ers ahead of the Week 6 matchup and discussed a later than ideal timeline for players on PUP.
2020 Training Camp Preview: Linebackers
In the fourth installment of the 49ers position-by-position breakdown, 49ers.com is taking a look at how the linebacker position could take shape in 2020 and the depth behind its trio of starters.
Morning Report: Kwon Alexander Hikes with Former NFC West Rival, Arik Armstead Makes the Cover of Sactown Magazine, 5 Exercises to Strengthen Your Upper Body
Kwon Alexander hikes with Todd Gurley, Arik Armstead discusses race and the NFL in Sactown Magazine and 49ers PREP shares an exercise guide to strengthen your upper body.
49ers Players React to First Round Selections
Players welcome new teammates Javon Kinlaw and Brandon Aiyuk to the 49ers on social media.
49ers Announce 2019 Team Awards
A look at all of the recipients for the franchise's annual awards.
What They Said: 49ers, Vikings Break Down 49ers NFC Divisional Round Victory
Top quotes from both locker rooms following the 49ers 27-10 NFC Divisional Round victory over the Vikings.
49ers Activate LB Kwon Alexander, Place DL Kentavius Street on Injured Reserve
Defensive leader Kwon Alexander is expected to make his highly-anticipated return in the postseason.
Kwon Alexander Sought Advice from J.J. Watt as Both Eye Postseason Returns
Alexander sought the advice of Texans All-Pro defensive end following mid-season pectoral tears as both anticipate making early returns in the playoffs.
Could 49ers See Kwon Alexander Return this Season?
San Francisco's linebacker appears to be ahead of schedule from a pectoral injury, however Kyle Shanahan isn't bullish on his speedy return.
By The Numbers: Behind the 49ers Perfect 8-0 Start
Let's take a look at the stats that have been key to the 49ers undefeated start.
What Does the Loss of Kwon Alexander Mean for the 49ers?
It was confirmed on Friday one of the heartbeats of San Francisco's defense suffered a season-ending pectoral tear.
What They Said: 49ers, Cardinals Discuss the Thursday Night Showdown
Top quotes from both locker rooms following the 49ers 28-25 victory in Week 9.
What They Said: 49ers, Panthers Review San Francisco's Resounding Victory
Top quotes from both locker rooms following the 49ers 51-13 victory in Week 8.
Where Does the 49ers Defense Rank through Week 6?
After six weeks of football, find out where Pro Football Focus lists the 49ers defense.
5 Key Matchups: 49ers vs. Rams in NFC West Battle
Here are five key matchups that could decide the 49ers divisional clash with the Rams.
49ers vs. Rams: Where to Watch & Game Preview
The 49ers travel to Los Angeles to take on the Rams in Week 6. Here's everything you need to know about the upcoming matchup.
5 Key Matchups: 49ers vs. Browns on 'Monday Night Football'
Here are five key matchups that could decide the 49ers Monday night battle against the Browns.
What They Said: 49ers, Steelers React to Intense Battle in Week 3
Top quotes from both locker rooms following the 49ers 24-20 victory in Week 3.
49ers vs. Steelers: Where to Watch & Game Preview
The 49ers return to Levi's® Stadium for the home opener against the Pittsburgh Steelers in Week 3. Here's everything you need to know about the upcoming matchup.
6 49ers Who Impressed in 41-17 Victory Over the Bengals
Jeff Deeney provided grades for the 49ers top performers in Week 2 and three were named to Pro Football Focus 'Team of the Week'.
What They Said: 49ers and Buccaneers Reactions to Week 1
Top quotes from both locker rooms following the 49ers 31-17 victory in Week 1.
49ers vs. Chiefs: Where to Watch & Game Preview
The 49ers travel to Kansas City to take on the Chiefs in Week 3 of the preseason. Here's everything you need to know about the upcoming matchup.
16 Observations from 49ers 2019 Training Camp: Aug 14
The defense had a standout session with five takeaways during the 49ers final practice at the SAP Performance Facility.
11 Observations from 49ers 2019 Training Camp: July 28
Notes from Sunday's training camp session, highlighted by the defense.
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The Armor of Legends: The Legacy Continues
The San Francisco 49ers are taking things back to 1994 with their throwback inspired alternate uniforms.
49ers Players Discuss Mood in the Locker Room after Loss to the Dolphins
Jimmy Garoppolo, C.J. Beathard, George Kittle, Fred Warner and other 49ers reviewed the team's 43-17 loss to the Dolphins and the message in the locker room to move forward to prepare for the Rams.
Kwon Alexander: 'We've Just Got to Go Out There and Execute'
Alexander previewed the 49ers Week 1 matchup against the Arizona Cardinals and discussed the linebackers' goal to contain Kyler Murray.
Kwon Alexander: Chemistry in Linebacking Corps is 'Legendary'
Alexander evaluated his chemistry with Dre Greenlaw and Fred Warner and reviewed his recovery from a torn pectoral muscle.
Behind the Scenes at the 49ers 2020 Media Day
Take a behind the scenes look at the 49ers socially distanced media day.
49ers Top Takeaways from the 2019 Season
Check out the defense's best interceptions and fumble recoveries from the 2019 season.
Top Moments from the 49ers 2019 Season
Take a look at some of the best moments from the 49ers 13-3 regular season campaign.
49ers Sideline Reacts to NFC Championship Victory
Hear the best bench sounds from 49ers players, coaches and Faithful during the NFC Championship win over the Green Bay Packers.
49ers Locker Room Reacts to Winning the NFC
T Joe Staley, FB Kyle Juszczyk, T Mike McGlinchey, RB Raheem Mostert and other members of team discuss the team's 37-20 victory over the Green Bay Packers to send the team to the Super Bowl LIV.
49ers Players Discuss NFC Championship Matchup vs. Green Bay
RB Raheem Mostert, DL Nick Bosa, DL Dee Ford and other 49ers players discussed the team's preparations to contain Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers on Sunday at Levi's® Stadium.
Baldy's Breakdowns: Analyzing the 49ers Defense vs. Kirk Cousins and the Vikings Offense
NFL Network's Brian Baldinger breaks down the 49ers defensive attack in the NFC Divisional Round victory over the Minnesota Vikings.
49ers Best Sideline Moments in Playoff Victory over the Minnesota Vikings
Hear the best bench sounds from 49ers players, coaches and Faithful during the NFC Divisional Round victory over the Minnesota Vikings.
49ers Locker Room Reacts to Divisional Round Victory over Vikings
Kwon Alexander, Emmanuel Sanders, Dee Ford, Joe Staley, and others analyzed the 49ers 27-10 victory over the Minnesota Vikings.
Top 49ers Defensive Plays from the NFC Divisional Round Victory
Watch all the best plays from the 49ers defense in the team's 27-10 victory over the Minnesota Vikings.
Top Plays from the 49ers NFC Divisional Round Victory over the Vikings
Watch the top plays from the 49ers 27-10 playoff victory over the Minnesota Vikings.
49ers Players Discuss Early Playoff Preparations and Kwon Alexander's Timely Return
LB Kwon Alexander, T Joe Staley, DL Nick Bosa, LB Dre Greenlaw, WR Deebo Samuel, RB Raheem Mostert and T Mike McGlinchey spoke about Alexander's return to the practice field and the team's goals during the extra week of practices before the Divisional Round.
49ers Best Defensive Plays of 2019
Watch the best defensive plays from the San Francisco 49ers during the 2019 regular season.
Winners of the West: 49ers Best Sideline Moments in Seattle
Go on the 49ers sideline with Kwon Alexander, George Kittle, Jimmy Garoppolo and the rest of the team during the Week 17 win over the Seattle Seahawks.
Baldy's Breakdowns: The 49ers Front Seven Playing Like 🦈 in Week 8
NFL Network's Brian Baldinger analyzed the performance by the 49ers defensive front in the team's 51-13 victory over the Panthers in Week 8.
49ers Locker Room Talks 'Team Win' vs. Panthers
Fred Warner, Ronald Blair III, Arik Armstead, Kwon Alexander and Emmanuel Sanders reacted to the team's 51-13 win over Carolina and the performance of Nick Bosa.
49ers Defense Named 'Yahoo Fantasy Performer of the Week' after Shutout in Washington
Laken Tomlinson and Keiana Martin broke down 49ers defensive performance against the Redskins in Week 7.
Mic'd Up: Kwon Alexander's 'Legendary' Day in Rainy D.C. 🌧
Listen in as linebacker Kwon Alexander is wired for sound during the 49ers 9-0 victory over the Washington Redskins.
49ers Locker Room Talks Importance to 'Keep Our Foot on the Gas'
Kwon Alexander, Kendrick Bourne and Nick Bosa reacted to 49ers six-game winning streak to start the 2019 season.
Top Plays from 49ers 9-0 Victory over the Redskins
Watch the top highlights from the 49ers victory over the Washington Redskins in Week 7.