|Date of birth:March 1, 1981|
|Place of birth: Cedar Rapids, Iowa|
|College: Ohio State|
|NFL Draft: 2006 / Round: 3 / Pick: 76|
|Debuted in 2006 for the New York Jets|
|Last played in 2008 for the Cincinnati Bengals|
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2008
Anthony Schlegel (born March 1, 1981 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa) is a former American Football linebacker. He was originally drafted by the New York Jets in the third round of the 2006 NFL Draft. He played college football at the Ohio State University after transferring from the United States Air Force Academy. In January 2011, Schlegel returned to his college Alma mater as an assistant strength and conditioning coach for the Buckeyes.  He also founded his own fitness company, Schlegel Hardcore Elite Training.
Schlegel attended Highland Park High School. He was a state champion in high school wrestling.
Schlegel began his college career at the United States Air Force Academy but transferred to Ohio State University after his sophomore season. While at the Academy, Schlegel served as the team's co-captain, earning all-conference honors. During his 2004 season, he was ranked third in the Ohio State defense with 84 tackles and in 2005 he was ranked second with 82 tackles.
New York Jets
On September 2, 2007, Schlegel was signed by the Bengals. He made his Bengals debut versus the New England Patriots on October 1 and made three tackles. On May 1, 2008, the Bengals released him.
In 2011, he was hired by his alma mater, Ohio State, as an assistant strength and conditioning coach. On September 27, 2014, he received media attention for body slamming a fan who ran onto the field. 
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