American Football Database
American Football Database
Antonio Banks
No. 30     
Personal information
Date of birth: (1973-03-12) March 12, 1973 (age 48)
Place of birth: Ivor, Virginia
Career information
College: Virginia Tech
NFL Draft: 1997 / Round: 4 / Pick: 113
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
 As player:
* Minnesota Vikings ( 1997 2000)
 As coach:
* Alphen Eagles (2006)
Head coach
  • Cairo Bears (2016–2017)
    Head coach
  • IMG Academy (2017–present)
    Defensive Back coach
Career highlights and awards
Games played     24
Tackles     18
Fumble recoveries     1

Antonio Dontral Banks (born March 12, 1973) is an American football coach and former cornerback in the National Football League (NFL) with the Minnesota Vikings. Banks is currently the defensive backs coach for IMG Academy.

Playing career

Banks played college football at Virginia Tech where he was a letterman for all four years between 1993 and 1996 and was MVP of the 1993 Independence Bowl. He was drafted in the fourth round of the 1997 NFL Draft 113th overall by the Minnesota Vikings where he played for four seasons. Banks also had several stints with multiple teams in NFL Europe and the Canadian Football League in his professional career.[1]

Coaching career

In 2006, Banks was the head coach of the Alphen aan den Rijn, Netherlands based Alphen Eagles of the European Football League. Later, he was hired as head coach of the Cairo Bears of the Egyptian Federation of American football in 2016.[2] He joined IMG Academy in 2017 as the Defensive Back coach for their high school football program.[3]