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Anthony Dorsett
Free Agent
Safety
Personal information
Date of birth: (1973-09-14) September 14, 1973 (age 46)
Place of birth: Aliquippa, Pennsylvania
Height: 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m) Weight: 205 lb (93 kg)
Career information
College: Pittsburgh
NFL Draft: 1996 / Round: 6 / Pick: 177
Debuted in 1996 for the Houston Oilers
Career history
* Houston Oilers / Tennessee Oilers / Tennessee Titans ( 1996 1999)
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
  • N/A
Tackles     290
Interceptions     3
Touchdowns     2
Stats at NFL.com

Anthony Drew Dorsett, Jr. (born September 14, 1973 in Aliquippa, Pennsylvania) is an American football safety who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the Houston Oilers in the sixth round of the 1996 NFL Draft. He played college football at Pittsburgh.

He has also been a member of the Oakland Raiders, Toronto Argonauts and Omaha Nighthawks. He is the son of Pro Football Hall of Fame running back, Tony Dorsett, the only Pitt Panther to ever win a Heisman Trophy.

Early yearsEdit

Dorsett played high school football at J. J. Pearce High School in Richardson, Texas.

College careerEdit

Dorsett played college football at the University of Pittsburgh where he played in forty-two games, starting seventeen. Dorsett finished his college career with eighty tackles and three interceptions.

Professional careerEdit

NFLEdit

Dorsett was drafted in the sixth round of the 1996 NFL Draft by the Houston Oilers. After four seasons with the Oilers, who became the Tennessee Titans, Dorsett joined the Oakland Raiders in 2000, playing four seasons with the team. In 1999, the Titans made it to Super Bowl XXXIV in which Dorsett started, however they lost to the Kurt Warner-led St. Louis Rams.

CFLEdit

On June 1, 2007, Dorsett signed with the Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League, but was subsequently cut in training camp on June 18, 2007.

UFLEdit

He was signed by the Omaha Nighthawks of the United Football League in 2010.

ReferencesEdit

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