American Football Database
American Football Database
Antwan Applewhite
Applewhite in November 2008
No. 90, 54, 93     
Defensive end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1985-12-31) December 31, 1985 (age 35)
Place of birth: Los Angeles, California
Career information
College: San Diego State
Undrafted in 2007
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* San Diego Chargers ( 2007 2010)
Career highlights and awards
* Honorable mention All-Mountain West (2005)
Tackles     99
Sacks     6.5
Forced fumbles     3
Stats at
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Antwan Deandre Applewhite (born December 31, 1985) is a former American football defensive end who played in the National Football League (NFL). He was signed by the San Diego Chargers as an undrafted free agent in 2007. He played college football at San Diego State.

He was also a member of the San Francisco 49ers, Carolina Panthers, and Miami Dolphins.

Early years

He was an All-area defensive player at Narbonne High School.

Professional career

San Diego Chargers

Applewhite was signed as an undrafted free agent on April 30, 2007 by the National Football League's San Diego Chargers. He was released on September 1, 2007. He was re-signed to the practice squad on November 21.

Applewhite was waived during final cuts in 2008 but was re-signed to the team's practice squad. One game into the season on September 9, he was signed to the active roster after linebacker Shawne Merriman was placed on injured reserve.

San Francisco 49ers

On July 31, 2011, Applewhite signed with the San Francisco 49ers. He was released on September 6.

Carolina Panthers

The Carolina Panthers signed him on October 5, 2011. They converted him from Defensive End to rush Linebacker in mainly 3-4 sets. Then the dropped him only to sign him the next day.

Miami Dolphins

On August 15, 2013, Applewhite was signed by the Miami Dolphins.[1] Miami released him on August 31, prior to the start of the regular season.[2]


  1. Alper, Josh (August 15, 2013). "Dolphins sign Antwan Applewhite". Retrieved August 16, 2013.
  2. [1] "Dolphins Cut 22 Players, NBC News, August 31, 2013

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