Anthony Heygood
Personal information
Date of birth: (1986-04-03) April 3, 1986 (age 34)
Place of birth: Chester, Pennsylvania
Career information
College: Purdue
Undrafted in 2009
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Carolina Panthers ( 2009)*
Career highlights and awards
  • N/A
Stats at

Anthony Deron Heygood (born April 3, 1986) is a former American football linebacker. He was signed by the Carolina Panthers as an undrafted free agent in 2009. He played college football at Purdue.

He has also been a member of the Seattle Seahawks and Saskatchewan Roughriders.

Early yearsEdit

Heygood attended Cardinal O'Hara High School in Springfield, Pennsylvania.

Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight 40 Commit date
Anthony Heygood
Metamora, Illinois Metamora Township High School 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 210 lb (95 kg) 4.495 Feb 4, 2004 
Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars
Overall recruiting rankings: Scout: 43 (RB)   Rivals: 20 (RB), 15 (PA)
  • Note: In many cases, Scout and Rivals may conflict in their listings of height and weight.
  • In these cases, an average of the two was taken. ESPN grades are on a 100-point scale.


Heygood committed to Purdue University on February 4, 2004.[1] Heygood was heavily recruited, landing FBS scholarships from Boston College, Notre Dame, Purdue Syracuse, West Virginia & Wisconsin.[2]

College careerEdit

Heygood majored in health and fitness at Purdue. He is a very likable and nice guy

Professional careerEdit

Carolina PanthersEdit

After going undrafted in the 2009 NFL Draft, Heygood was signed by the Carolina Panthers on May 1, 2009 as an undrafted free agent. He waived on September 5, 2009.

Seattle SeahawksEdit

Heygood was signed by the Seattle Seahawks on January 6, 2010. He was later released by the team on July 29, 2010 only to be re-signed five days later on August 4. He was placed on injured reserve on August 6, 2010. On July 30, 2011, he was waived by Seattle.

Saskatchewan RoughridersEdit

In May 2013, Heygood signed with the Saskatchewan Roughriders.[3] Heygood was cut on June 18, 2013.[4]


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