Tony Pashos

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Tony Pashos
Tony Pashos.jpg
Pashos in 2009.
No. --     Free Agent
Offensive tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1980-08-03) August 3, 1980 (age 34)
Place of birth: Palos Heights, Illinois
Height: 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) Weight: 325 lb (147 kg)
Career information
College: Illinois
NFL Draft: 2003 / Round: 5 / Pick: 173
Debuted in 2004 for the Baltimore Ravens
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
  • 2× First team All-Big Ten (2001, 2002)
Career NFL statistics
Games played 104
Games started 82
Fumble recoveries 1
Stats at NFL.com

Anthony "Tony" George Pashos (born August 3, 1980) is an American football offensive tackle who is currently a free agent in the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Baltimore Ravens in the fifth round of the 2003 NFL Draft. He played college football at Illinois.

Pashos has also played for the Cologne Centurions, Jacksonville Jaguars, Washington Redskins, and San Francisco 49ers.

Early life[edit]

Born in Palos Heights, Illinois, Pashos attended Lockport Township High School in Lockport, Illinois and graduated in 1998.[1]

College career[edit]

At Illinois, Pashos started all 47 games of his collegiate career at right tackle, beginning in 1999, and was named First-Team All-Big Ten in 2001 and 2002.

Professional career[edit]

Baltimore Ravens[edit]

Pashos was picked with the 173rd overall selection in the 5th round of the 2003 NFL Draft by the Baltimore Ravens.

Jacksonville Jaguars[edit]

On March 2, 2007, the Jacksonville Jaguars signed Pashos on the first day of free agency. He started 31 of 32 games for the Jaguars at right tackle. On September 5, 2009 Pashos was cut by the Jaguars to make room for Eben Britton.

San Francisco 49ers[edit]

Pashos signed with the San Francisco 49ers on September 6, 2009.

On October 25, 2009 in a game against the Houston Texans, Pashos fractured his left scapula. He was placed on season-ending injured reserve a day later.

Cleveland Browns[edit]

Pashos signed with the Cleveland Browns on March 7, 2010. The Browns released Pashos on March 12, 2012.

Washington Redskins[edit]

Pashos signed with the Washington Redskins on March 11, 2013.[2] The Redskins waived Pashos on August 31, 2013 for final roster cuts before the start of 2013 season.[3]

Oakland Raiders[edit]

He was signed by the Oakland Raiders on September 2, 2013, as an offensive tackle replacing Alex Barron on the 53-man roster.

Personal life[edit]

Pashos is the son of Greek immigrants and speaks three languages: Greek, German, and English.[4] Pashos supported Republican presidential candidate U.S. Rep. Ron Paul in the 2012 presidential election.[5] Tony Pashos is currently living in an estate in Manteno, Illinois.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tony Pashos". Illinois Fighting Illini. Retrieved September 9, 2012. 
  2. ^ Tinsman, Brian (March 11, 2013). "Redskins Sign Veteran Tackle Pashos". Redskins.com. Retrieved 2013-03-11. 
  3. ^ Jones, Mike (August 31, 2013). "Redskins cuts: Tony Pashos, DeJon Gomes, Chase Minnifield among them". WashingtonPost.com. Retrieved 2013-08-31. 
  4. ^ "Cleveland Browns: Tony Pashos". browns.com. 2004-02-26. Retrieved 2008-01-27. 
  5. ^ NFL's Tony Pashos Talks About Ron Paul, LewRockwell.com

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