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Tony Palmer
No. --     Free Agent
Offensive guard
Personal information
Date of birth: (1983-02-23) February 23, 1983 (age 36)
Place of birth: Midwest City, Oklahoma
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) Weight: 311 lb (141 kg)
Career information
College: Missouri
NFL Draft: 2006 / Round: 7 / Pick: 243
Debuted in 2006 for the Green Bay Packers
Career history
Career highlights and awards
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Stats at DatabaseFootball.com

Tony Palmer (born February 23, 1983) is an American football guard in the National Football League who is currently a free agent. The former University of Missouri guard who was selected by the St. Louis Rams. He was signed by the Green Bay Packers after being cut in the 2006 preseason by St. Louis. Palmer was released by the Packers in the 2008 offseason.[1]

Early yearsEdit

Was selected First-team All-state by the Daily Oklahoman as well as All-Metro and All-city honors on offense. He also had a solid defensive career as well, racking up 133 tackles and forcing 11 fumbles, with six of the forced fumbles as a senior.

College careerEdit

At the University of Missouri he was voted First-team All-Big 12 his senior season. Also, he was Second-team All-Big 12 in 2004 and was honorable mention in 2003. As a freshman, in 2002, he was named to the Big 12 All-Freshman team.

Prefessional careerEdit

Pre-draftEdit

Palmer ran a 5.52 40-yard dash at the University of Missouri Pro Day and bench-pressed 225 pounds 41 times.

St. Louis RamsEdit

Palmer was drafted with the 235th pick (7th round) of the 2006 NFL Draft. He was cut by the Rams in August, 2006.

Green Bay PackersEdit

He was signed by the Packers and remained with the club for the 2006 and 2007 season. He was released in the 2008 off-season.

Personal lifeEdit

Palmer is a cousin of former MLB star, Joe Carter.

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