|No. -- Pittsburgh Steelers|
|Date of birth:October 8, 1981|
|Place of birth: Thomasville, Alabama|
|Height: 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)||Weight: 180 lb (82 kg)|
|Undrafted in 2006|
|Debuted in 2006 for the Pittsburgh Steelers|
|Roster status: Active|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics as of 2009|
|Stats at NFL.com|
Anthony David Madison (born October 8, 1981 in Thomasville, Alabama) is an American football defensive back for the Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League. He was signed by the Steelers as an undrafted free agent in 2006. He played college football at Alabama.
Madison went to high school in Thomasville. He played quarterback, wide receiver, running back, defensive back and also returned kicks. He was a two-time all-state pick. His high school career stats include 14 interceptions and over 4,000 yards of offense. He also played basketball and ran track.
Madison played his collegiate football at the University of Alabama. He started in 37 out of the 50 games he played and had 140 tackles, 5 interceptions, and 30 passes defensed. He majored in marketing.
First stint with SteelersEdit
Madison was signed as an undrafted free agent by the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2006. He spent the first 4 weeks of the 2006 season on the practice squad before he was added to the active roster to fill a hole in the lineup left by the injury of cornerback Ricardo Colclough. His rookie season stats include 12 tackles (10 solo) in 13 games.
Tampa Bay BuccaneersEdit
Second stint with SteelersEdit
Madison re-signed with the Steelers in 2007. In 2008, Madison played in every game for the Steelers including Super Bowl XLIII, where he collected 2 solo tackles. Madison was released on September 4, 2009.
Madison signed with the Cleveland Browns on September 22, 2009. He was waived on November 3.
Madison was signed by the Indianapolis Colts on November 10, 2009. He was waived on December 1.
Third stint with SteelersEdit
Madison was claimed off waivers by the Pittsburgh Steelers on December 2, 2009.
On August 13, 2011, Madison signed with the Detroit Lions, but was released on September 3. He was re-signed by Detroit on September 27 and released on November 7 along with Eldra Buckley to make room for free agent signings Leonard Davis and Kevin Smith (running back).
Fourth stint with SteelersEdit
On January 2, 2012, Madison re-signed with Pittsburgh.