Footballguys Staff Bio: Phil Alexander

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Age: 38

Birthplace: Long Island, NY

Education: SUNY Oneonta (B.S. Psychology)

Occupation: Corporate Executive

Hometown: Long Island, NY

Family: Beautiful wife and two girls, ages 8 and 5.

Years playing fantasy football: 19

Years writing about fantasy football: 6 7

Favorite FBG feature: DFS Lineup Optimizer. Saves time, reduces personal bias when creating lineups.

Favorite NFL team: NY Jets

Favorite college team: Whoever I wagered on that Saturday

Favorite fan moment: Beating New England in the 2011 AFC Divisional Game

Favorite player of all time: All time - Bo Jackson, Current - David Johnson, Fantasy - 2005-2006 Larry Johnson

NFL rule(s) I would change if I could: The one where no one knows what a catch is.

Favorite movie(s): Gangs of New York, The Goonies.

Favorite musical genres/albums/artists: 90s hip hop. Wu-Tang is both forever and for the children.

What I read: Mostly fiction and my Twitter feed.

Hobbies: Fantasy football, hazy & juicy IPAs, hoppy sours, pastry stouts.

Favorite TV show(s): Currently Game of Thrones. Mount Rushmore includes The Wire, Lost, Sopranos, and Breaking Bad.

Least favorite household chore: Anything involving the pool that's not swimming.

Dream job: Garbage man seems pretty low stress.

Quote: The transcript from pretty much any Mike Tyson post fight interview ever.

Parting thoughts: I'd love to hear from you on Twitter @PhilTWR