Anthony Sherman

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Anthony Sherman
Anthony Sherman (cropped).jpg
No. 42     Kansas City Chiefs
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
Debuted in 2011 for the Arizona Cardinals
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
  • AFC Special Teams Player of the Week (Week 10, 2014)
Career NFL statistics as of Week 12, 2014
Receptions 38
Receiving yards 328
Carries 5
Rushing yards 14
Total touchdowns 2
Stats at NFL.com

Anthony Sherman (born December 11, 1988) is an American football fullback for the Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League. 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.[1]

Professional career[edit]

Sherman was traded to the Kansas City Chiefs from the Arizona Cardinals on May 1, 2013 in exchange for cornerback Javier Arenas.[2] Sherman signed a contract extension on November 5, 2014.[3] Sherman is called "Sausage" by his teammates and coaches, a name bestowed upon him by Chiefs play-by-play announcer Mitch Holthus.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://www.trackingfootball.com/players/anthony-sherman-5209/
  2. ^ Yates, Field (May 1, 2013). "Chiefs deal Javier Arenas to Cards". ESPN.com. Archived from the original on October 29, 2013. Retrieved May 1, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Chiefs Sign FB Anthony Sherman to Contract Extension". KCChiefs.com. 
  4. ^ "Upon Further Review: Coach Reid's Monday Recap". KCChiefs.com. 2013-12-16. Retrieved 2014-11-16. 

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