Anthony Waters

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Anthony Waters
Anthony Waters Saints victory parade 2.jpg
Waters at the 2010 Saints Super Bowl victory parade
No. 59
Linebacker
Personal information
Date of birth: (1984-07-25) July 25, 1984 (age 29)
Place of birth: Dillon, South Carolina
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Weight: 238 lb (108 kg)
Career information
College: Clemson
NFL Draft: 2007 / Round: 3 / Pick: 96
Debuted in 2008 for the San Diego Chargers
Last played in 2010 for the New Orleans Saints
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
  • Super Bowl Champion (XLIV)
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2010
Tackles 14
Sacks 0.0
Forced fumbles 0
Stats at NFL.com

Anthony D. Waters (born July 25, 1985) is a former American football linebacker. He was drafted by the San Diego Chargers in the third round of the 2007 NFL Draft. He played college football at Clemson.

College career[edit]

Waters attended Clemson University for college. Waters' senior season ended early as he tore his ACL in his left knee September 3, 2006 in the opening game of the season against Florida Atlantic.[1]

Professional career[edit]

Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt Arm length Hand size 40-yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP
6 ft 3 in 245 lb 33 in 958 in 3.62 s 32 in 9 ft 7 in 25 reps
Bench press from NFL Scouting Combine; all other values from Pro Day; see scouting report at the Wayback Machine (archived May 22, 2007)

San Diego Chargers[edit]

Waters was drafted by the San Diego Chargers in the third round (95th overall) of the 2007 NFL Draft. After missing his entire rookie season in 2007, Waters appeared in seven games for the Chargers in 2008 and recorded three tackles. He was waived by the team on February 26, 2009.

New Orleans Saints[edit]

Waters signed with the New Orleans Saints on April 15, 2009.[2] He was part of the Saints' final cuts in early September.

Buffalo Bills[edit]

Waters signed as a practice squad member of the Buffalo Bills on October 14, 2009.[3]

New Orleans Saints (2nd time)[edit]

After spending eight weeks on the Bills' practice squad, Waters returned to the Saints when they signed him to their active roster on December 9, 2009.[4] He was not re-signed following the 2010 season and became a free agent.[5]

NFL stats[edit]

Year Team Games Combined Tackles Tackles Assisted Tackles Sacks Forced Fumbles Fumble Recoveries Fumbler Return Yards Interceptions Interception Return Yards Yards per Interception Return Longest Interception Return Interceptions Returned for Touchdown Passes Defended
2008 SD 7 3 3 0 0.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2009 NO 3 2 2 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2010 NO 10 9 8 1 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Career 20 14 13 1 0.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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References[edit]

  1. ^ ESPN - Clemson LB Waters tears ACL, out for season
  2. ^ "New Orleans Saints sign linebacker Anthony Waters". Retrieved 2009-04-15. 
  3. ^ "LB added to practice squad". Retrieved 2009-10-14. 
  4. ^ "Saints Sign FB Marcus Mailei and LB Anthony Waters" at New Orleans Saints team website, December 9, 2009 (retrieved December 9, 2009).
  5. ^ NFL Transactions Report, December 30, 2011 
  6. ^ "Anthony Waters Stats". ESPN Internet Ventures. Retrieved 2 April 2014. 

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