Applewhite in November 2008
|Date of birth:||December 31, 1985|
|Place of birth:||Los Angeles, California|
|Height:||6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
|Weight:||258 lb (117 kg)|
|College:||San Diego State|
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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 was an All-area defensive player at Narbonne High School.
San Diego Chargers
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
On July 31, 2011, Applewhite signed with the San Francisco 49ers. He was released on September 6.
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.