Anthony Sherman

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Anthony Sherman
Anthony Sherman (cropped).jpg
No. 42 Kansas City Chiefs
Position: Fullback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1988-12-11) December 11, 1988 (age 26)
Place of birth: North Attleboro, Massachusetts
Height: 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Weight: 242 lb (110 kg)
Career information
High school: North Attleboro (MA)
College: Connecticut
NFL draft: 2011 / Round: 5 / Pick: 136
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of 2014
Receptions: 38
Receiving yards: 328
Carries: 5
Rushing yards: 14
Total touchdowns: 2
Stats at

Anthony Michael Sherman[1] (born December 11, 1988) is an American football fullback for the Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Arizona Cardinals in the fifth round of the 2011 NFL Draft. He played college football at Connecticut.

Early years[edit]

Sherman attended North Attleboro High School in North Attleboro, Massachusetts, where he was the team captain in football, track and baseball. He was named the Massachusetts Gatorade Player of the Year in 2006. He was named thrice to the Attleboro Sun-Chronicle All-Star team. In football, he rushed for 1,202 yards and 20 touchdowns as a senior, while also adding 100 tackles on defense. He is the school's career leader in rushing yards (2,537) and touchdowns (48). In baseball, he was a two-time All-League selection.

In track & field, Sherman served as the team captain and competed in the sprinting and throwing events. In sprints, he recorded times of 6.98 seconds in the 55-meter dash and 12.19 seconds in the 100-meter dash. As a thrower, he competed in the shot put and got a top-throw of 15.48 meters.[2]

Professional career[edit]

Arizona Cardinals[edit]

Sherman was drafted by the Arizona Cardinals in the 5th round of the 2011 NFL Draft.

Kansas City Chiefs[edit]

Sherman was traded to the Kansas City Chiefs on May 1, 2013 in exchange for cornerback Javier Arenas.[3] Sherman signed a contract extension on November 5, 2014.[4]


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