During his five seasons with the Washington Redskins, Lorenzo Alexander has worn many hats, playing offensive line, tight end, defensive line, special teams, linebacker and even fullback. His versatility has earned him the nickname “One Man Gang.”
This past offseason, Alexander added another title to his resume by serving as media relations director for the Redskins players during the NFL lockout. Alexander responded to queries on the Redskins’ players stances on the developments of the labor dispute. And when they held their own offseason workouts, Alexander served as media liaison, laying out guidelines for coverage and updating reporters on scheduling changes.
For helping reporters do their jobs during the 2011 season, Alexander was presented the annual Redskins Media Good Guy award Thursday.
Accepting the plaque in the Redskins’ locker room before practice, Alexander examined the names of the previous years winners. The most recent were cornerback Carlos Rogers (2010) and defensive Andre Carter (2009), neither of whom is still with the team.
“Well, I hope I don’t end up like the other guys on here,” Alexander joked. “But, they did go to the Pro Bowl, so if it means I go to the Pro Bowl next year, I’ll take it.”