Broderick Taylor Jr. was the brother of an American football player and NFL rookie linebacker, Kwon Alexander. Broderick Taylor Jr. was shot dead by Jerald Bailey on 30 October 2015 in Anniston, Alabama. The incident happened after an argument between Broderick and Jerald Bailey on West 15th Street. The 17-year-old Broderick was a student at Oxford High School at the time of his death. Jerald Bailey, 24, shot in the chest of Broderick, has been convicted for the 2015 shooting death. According to the school administration, Broderick was a talented and disciplined kid.
Broderick’s older brother Kwon Alexander started playing football at Louisiana State University. He played for the San Francisco 49ers and the New Orleans Saints, before being drafted by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the fourth round of the 2015 NFL Draft.
Broderick Taylor Jr.’s Family Background
Broderick was killed on 30 October 2015 in Anniston, Alabama, in a shooting. Broderick was a great football player at high school. Broderick’s brother Kwon Alexander was born in Oxford, Alabama on August 3, 1994, to Broderick Taylor, and Sharonda Hutchinson Ball. Despite being in shock due to the death of his brother, within 48 hours of the tragic incident, Kwon Alexander led the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to clinch a 23-20 overtime victory over the Atlanta Falcons.
Broderick Taylor Jr.’s Career
Broderick’s brother Kwon Alexander went to Oxford High School in Oxford, Alabama. At college, he played as a state qualifier in track & field. He scored 11.24 seconds in the 100-meter dash and 22.99 seconds in the 200-meter dash at the 2011 AHSAA 6A Section 4. At LSU (Louisiana State University in college football), he played in seven games with two starts and had 12 tackles.
He could not play in the 2011 senior campaign due to a knee injury. Alexander played the Under Armour All-American Game as a member of the black team. He won High School Butkus Award as a nation’s top linebacker. He received a Class 6A All-State Football Team Honorable Mention and was named to the 2011 ESPN All-Alabama Football Team. He started playing for NFL by entering the 2015 NFL Draft.
Broderick Taylor Jr.’s Family Net Worth
One of the finest linebackers of his time, Broderick’s brother is reported to have a wealth of about $1-$5 million. In May 2015, Alexander signed a 4-year $2.75 million contract with the Buccaneers with a signing bonus of $478,322. He signed a 4-year, $54 million contract with the San Francisco 49ers with a guaranteed bonus of $27 million in March 2019. Alexander stood 19th in the 2012 Scout.com Final Southeast Top 150, 29th in the 2012 ESPNU 150, and 45th in the Press-Register Super Southeast 120. He stood as 2nd best outside linebacker prospect in the draft by NFL analyst Charles Davis. By NFLDraftScouts.com he was ranked 6th best outside linebacker in the draft, and by Matt Miller of NFLDraftScout.com, he was ranked the 7th best linebacker.