Alex Anzalone

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Alex Anzalone
No. 47 – New Orleans Saints
Position:Linebacker
Personal information
Born: (1994-09-22) September 22, 1994 (age 25)
Wyomissing, Pennsylvania
Height:6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight:240 lb (109 kg)
Career information
High school:Wyomissing Area
(Wyomissing, Pennsylvania)
College:Florida
NFL Draft:2017 / Round: 3 / Pick: 76
Career history
Roster status:Active
Career NFL statistics as of 2019
Total tackles:82
Sacks:4.0
Forced fumbles:3
Fumble recoveries:0
Interceptions:1
Player stats at NFL.com

Alex Anzalone (born September 22, 1994) is an American football linebacker for the New Orleans Saints of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Florida.[1][2][3][4]

Professional career[edit]

Pre-draft measurables
Height Weight Arm length Hand size 40-yard dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert jump Broad BP
6 ft 2 78 in
(1.90 m)
241 lb
(109 kg)
32 18 in
(0.82 m)
9 18 in
(0.23 m)
4.62 s 1.59 s 2.69 s 6.88 s 4.25 s 30 12 in
(0.77 m)
9 ft 7 in
(2.92 m)
16 reps
All values from NFL Combine[5]

The New Orleans Saints selected Anzalone in the third round (76th overall) of the 2017 NFL Draft.[6] He was the tenth linebacker selected in 2017.

On June 2, 2017, the New Orleans Saints signed Anzalone to a four-year, $3.46 million contract that includes a signing bonus of $864,592.[7]

He earned a starting outside linebacker job for the Saints as a rookie, starting all four games he played in. In Week 4 against the Dolphins, he suffered a shoulder injury and was placed on injured reserve on October 4, 2017.[8]

Anzalone was placed on injured reserve on September 16, 2019.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2017 NFL Draft: Florida Gators LB Alex Anzalone an option for Dolphins".
  2. ^ "Reintroducing five-star Alex Anzalone, Florida's tenacious defensive supernova".
  3. ^ Erickson, Joel A. "Florida's Alex Anzalone has the tools to fit NFL's new linebacker template if he can stay healthy".
  4. ^ "Florida's Alex Anzalone is back and ready to show who he really is in 2016".
  5. ^ "NFL Draft Profile: Alex Anzalone". NFL.com. Retrieved April 14, 2018.
  6. ^ "New Orleans Saints pick LB Alex Anzalone in the third round of the 2017 NFL Draft". NewOrleansSaints.com. April 28, 2017.
  7. ^ "Spotrac.com: Alex Anzalone contract". Spotrac.com. Retrieved April 14, 2018.
  8. ^ Erickson, Joel A. (October 4, 2017). "New Orleans Saints lose rookie linebacker Alex Anzalone to injured reserve". TheAdvocate.com.
  9. ^ Williams, Charean (September 16, 2019). "Saints place Alex Anzalone on injured reserve". profootballtalk.com. Retrieved September 16, 2019.

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