Originally written on Redskins Blog  |  Last updated 12/29/11

LANDOVER, MD - NOVEMBER 15: Lorenzo Alexander #79 of the Washington Redskins flattens Lamont Jordan #32 of the Denver Broncos at FedExField on November 15, 2009 in Landover, Maryland. The Redskins defeated the Broncos 27-17. (Photo by Larry French/Getty Images)
Special teams captain Lorenzo Alexander is a native of Berkley, Calif. and a proud former California Golden Bear.  Only one thing could ever make him wear the colors of another team, and his name is Brian Orakpo. The story behind the wardrobe dysfunction stems from last night’s game Holiday Bowl game between Alexander’s Bears and Orakpo’s Longhorns.  Orakpo–who has a penchant for making T-shirt bets–wagered a T-shirt appearance and media interview with Alexander, who accepted. What transpired was a 21-10 Longhorns victory, and a humbling walk into the locker room for the One Man Gang.  He explains: “Our offense sucked, but our defense was dominant, as usual,” Alexander said proudly.  ”It’s hurts though.  I can’t stand this shirt.” Orakpo explained how he knew his Longhorns would win, and had a Texas shirt ready, waiting for Alexander this morning.  ”He knew as soon as he walked in the locker room this morning that he was gonna have to put it on.” Alexander clarified his plans
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