Antoine Caldwell

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Antoine Caldwell
Antoine Caldwell Alabama.jpg
Caldwell (#59) with Alabama in 2006.
Free agent
Guard
Personal information
Date of birth: (1986-04-19) April 19, 1986 (age 28)
Place of birth: Tallassee, Alabama
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Weight: 315 lb (143 kg)
Career information
High school: Montgomery (AL) Lee
College: Alabama
NFL Draft: 2009 / Round: 3 / Pick: 77
Debuted in 2009 for the Houston Texans
Career history
*Offseason, preseason and/or practice squad only
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of 2013
Games played 39
Games started 19
Stats at NFL.com

Antoine Caldwell (born April 19, 1986) is an American football guard in the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for the University of Alabama, and earned All-American honors. He was drafted by the Houston Texans in the third round of the 2009 NFL Draft.

Early years[edit]

Caldwell was born in Tallassee, Alabama. He attended Robert E. Lee High School in Montgomery, where he was a standout lineman for his high school football team. Considered a three-star recruit by Rivals.com, Caldwell was listed as the No. 10 center prospect of his class.[1]

College career[edit]

Caldwell received an athletic scholarship to attend the University of Alabama, where he played for coach Mike Shula and coach Nick Saban's Alabama Crimson Tide football teams from 2005 to 2008. As a senior in 2008, he was recognized as a first-team All-Southeastern Conference (SEC) selection and a consensus first-team All-American.

Awards and honors[edit]

Professional career[edit]

2009 NFL Draft[edit]

Caldwell was graded as the No. 3 center available in the 2009 NFL Draft, behind Alex Mack and Eric Wood.[15] As projected, he was the third center selected off the board, in the third round by the Houston Texans.

Houston Texans[edit]

From 2009 to 2012, Caldwell played 39 games, including 19 starts, for the Texans.[16]

Buffalo Bills[edit]

Caldwell signed with the Buffalo Bills on July 28, 2013.[17] He was released on August 30, 2013.

Jacksonville Jaguars[edit]

In May 2014, Caldwell went to Jaguars Rookie Mini-Camp on a tryout basis. He was not offered on contract.

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