Antwan Applewhite

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Antwan Applewhite
Antwan Applewhite.jpg
Applewhite in November 2008
Defensive End
Personal information
Date of birth: (1985-12-31) December 31, 1985 (age 28)
Place of birth: Los Angeles, California
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Weight: 258 lb (117 kg)
Career information
College: San Diego State
Undrafted in 2007
Debuted in 2008 for the San Diego Chargers
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of 2012
Tackles 99
Sacks 6.5
Forced fumbles 3
Stats at NFL.com

Antwan Deandre Applewhite (born December 31, 1985) is an American football defensive end who is currently a free agent. He most recently played for the Miami Dolphins of the National Football League (NFL). He was signed by the San Diego Chargers as an undrafted free agent in 2007. He played college football at San Diego State.

He has also been a member of the San Francisco 49ers and the Carolina Panthers.

Early years[edit]

He was an All-area defensive player at Narbonne High School.

Professional career[edit]

San Diego Chargers[edit]

Applewhite was signed as an undrafted free agent on April 30, 2007 by the National Football League's San Diego Chargers. He was released on September 1, 2007. He was re-signed to the practice squad on November 21.

Applewhite was waived during final cuts in 2008 but was re-signed to the team's practice squad. One game into the season on September 9, he was signed to the active roster after linebacker Shawne Merriman was placed on injured reserve.

San Francisco 49ers[edit]

On July 31, 2011, Applewhite signed with the San Francisco 49ers. He was released on September 6.

Carolina Panthers[edit]

The Carolina Panthers signed him on October 5, 2011. They converted him from Defensive End to rush Linebacker in mainly 3-4 sets. Then the dropped him only to sign him the next day.

Miami Dolphins[edit]

On August 15, 2013, Applewhite was signed by the Miami Dolphins.[1] Miami released him on August 31, prior to the start of the regular season.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Alper, Josh (August 15, 2013). "Dolphins sign Antwan Applewhite". NBCSports.com. Retrieved August 16, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Dolphins cut 22 players". Miami Herald. August 31, 2013. Retrieved October 23, 2013. 

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