D'Anthony Batiste

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D'Anthony Batiste
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At a game in Denver in September, 2010.
No. 67     Edmonton Eskimos
Offensive tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1982-03-29) March 29, 1982 (age 32)
Place of birth: Marksville, Louisiana
Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) Weight: 315 lb (143 kg)
Career information
College: Louisiana-Lafayette
Undrafted in 2004
Debuted in 2004 for the Bossier-Shreveport Battle Wings
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of Week 13, 2011
Games played 20
Games started 4
Fumble recoveries 1
Stats at NFL.com

D'Anthony Batiste (born March 29, 1982) is an American football offensive tackle of Haitian[1] descent, who is currently a member of the Edmonton Eskimos.

Early years[edit]

Batiste attended Marksville High School in his hometown of Marksville, Louisiana, helping his team to three consecutive playoff appearances from 1996–1998. He was named all-state, all-district, all-parish and all-region during high school career.

College career[edit]

Batiste was a four-year letterman at Louisiana-Lafayette. He was a second-team All-Sun Belt selection his senior season. He began as a tight end before moving to guard during his freshman campaign.

Professional career[edit]

Bossier-Shreveport Battle Wings[edit]

After going undrafted in the 2004 NFL Draft, Batiste signed with the Bossier-Shreveport Battle Wings of af2 in 2006.

Dallas Cowboys[edit]

Batiste sign with the Cowboys as an undrafted free agent on June 16, 2006. He was signed to the team's practice squad on September 4.

Carolina Panthers[edit]

Batiste was signed by Carolina Panthers off of the Dallas Cowboys' practice squad during the 2006 season but did not see action in any games.

Atlanta Falcons[edit]

Batiste was signed as a free agent by the Atlanta Falcons on September 2, 2007. He started his first career game against Indianapolis Colts. The Falcons waived him during final cuts on August 30.

Washington Redskins[edit]

Batiste was signed by the Washington Redskins on December 10, 2008. He appeared in eight games for the Redskins in 2009 before being waived on December 15 when the team signed linebacker Curtis Gatewood.

Denver Broncos[edit]

Batiste was signed to the Denver Broncos' practice squad on December 23, 2009. His contract expired on January 11, 2010.

Arizona Cardinals[edit]

Batiste was signed by the Arizona Cardinals on November 16, 2010 after an injury to starting right tackle Brandon Keith.

Pittsburgh Steelers[edit]

On August 3, 2013, Batiste was signed by the Pittsburgh Steelers.[2] On August 25, 2013, he was cut by the Steelers.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Chart: Haitian Americans in the NFL". Retrieved 10 March 2014. 
  2. ^ "Steelers Sign Veteran Offensive Tackle D’Anthony Batiste". Steelers.com. August 3, 2013. Retrieved August 3, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Steelers Make Roster Moves; Trim Roster to 75". Steelers.com. August 25, 2013. Retrieved August 26, 2013. 

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