Anthony Maddox

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Anthony Maddox
No. 77
Defensive tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1978-11-22) November 22, 1978 (age 36)
Place of birth: Moultrie, Georgia
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) Weight: 295 lb (134 kg)
Career information
High school: Monroe Golden Tornadoes (Albany, GA)
College: Jones County Bobcats
Delta State Statesmen
NFL Draft: 2004 / Round: 4 / Pick: 118
Debuted in 2004 for the Jacksonville Jaguars
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career NFL statistics
Stats at NFL.com

Anthony Maddox (born November 22, 1978 in Moultrie, Georgia) is an American football defensive tackle who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the Jacksonville Jaguars in the fourth round of the 2004 NFL Draft. He played college football at Delta State.

Early years[edit]

Maddox played high school football at Monroe Comprehensive High School in Albany, Georgia. He was a three-time All-District selection and a three-time All-Conference selection. After his senior football season, he was invited to participate in the 1997 Georgia-Florida All-Star game.

College career[edit]

Maddox played college football at Jones County Junior College and Delta State University. He started his career at JCJC by playing linebacker and defensive end. He was a member of the JCJC Bobcats' 12-0 national championship team in 1998. After two years at JCJC, he went two years without playing football and was working in a furniture store in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. After two years of being out of football, he went to Delta State where he recorded 150 tackles and 10.5 sacks. As a senior he was selected as the Gulf South Conference’s Defensive Player of the Year, becoming the first player in school history to win this award. He also achieved All-America selection by American Football Coaches Association, and All-Gulf South Conference first-team.

Professional career[edit]

Jacksonville Jaguars[edit]

Maddox was drafted by the Jacksonville Jaguars in the fourth round of the 2004 NFL Draft. He played two seasons in Jacksonville before being released by on September 2, 2006.

Houston Texans[edit]

Maddox was signed to the Houston Texans practice squad on September 5, 2006 and was signed to the active roster on October 10, 2006 after an injury to Travis Johnson.

On August 29, 2008 the Texans released Maddox.

Post-NFL career[edit]

He established the Anthony Maddox Foundation in 2008. The Foundation is designed to benefit the single parents and poverty-stricken youngsters. He is currently an assistant coach for the JCJC football team. He is married with four children.

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