Anthony Henry (American football)

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Anthony Henry
Anthony Henry 2007.jpg
Anthony Henry in 2007.
No. 37, 42, 32
Cornerback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1976-11-03) November 3, 1976 (age 38)
Place of birth: Fort Myers, Florida
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) Weight: 208 lb (94 kg)
Career information
High school: Estero (Estero, Florida)
College: South Florida
NFL Draft: 2001 / Round: 4 / Pick: 97
Debuted in 2001 for the Cleveland Browns
Last played in 2009 for the Detroit Lions
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Tackles 508
Interceptions 31
Sacks 2.0
Stats at NFL.com

Anthony Danel Henry (born November 3, 1976) is a former American football cornerback in the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Cleveland Browns in the fourth round of the 2001 NFL Draft and also played for the Dallas Cowboys and Detroit Lions. He played college football at South Florida.

High school[edit]

Henry Attended Estero High School in Estero, Florida

College career[edit]

Henry attended the University of South Florida. He was in the first batch of 4-yr letter winners ever in the USF's football program. He led the team in interceptions two years in a row (1999, 2000).

Professional career[edit]

Cleveland Browns[edit]

Henry was drafted by the Cleveland Browns in the fourth round of the 2001 NFL Draft. As a rookie in 2001 he led the NFL in interceptions with 10. During his four years with the team from 2001 to 2004, he started 39 of 61 games, recording 247 tackles, 17 interceptions, and a touchdown.

Dallas Cowboys[edit]

Henry signed with the Dallas Cowboys as an unrestricted free agent in 2005. He played four seasons for the Cowboys from 2005 to 2008, starting 51 of 56 games, recording 215 tackles, 12 interceptions, two sacks, and two touchdowns.

Detroit Lions[edit]

Henry was traded to the Detroit Lions for Jon Kitna on February 28, 2009. Henry was not re-signed following the 2009 season.

Post NFL Career[edit]

Venturing out to Los Angeles to pursue a career in entertainment, Henry co-stars in the film Goat starring William Demeo & Ice-T, due out in 2013. Henry is also launching his online music magazine Coool Flame (www.CooolFlame.com) in February 2013, which will focus on urban music. He is also an investor with First Picks Management (owned by former NFL Player Keyshawn Johnson), owning several Panera Breads across the Southern California region.

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