Anthony Averett

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Anthony Averett
No. 34 – Baltimore Ravens
Position:Cornerback
Personal information
Born: (1994-11-30) November 30, 1994 (age 24)
Woodbury, New Jersey
Height:5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight:183 lb (83 kg)
Career information
High school:Woodbury
(Woodbury, New Jersey)
College:Alabama
NFL Draft:2018 / Round: 4 / Pick: 118
Career history
Roster status:Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of 2018
Total tackles:5
Forced fumbles:0
Fumble recoveries:0
Pass deflections:2
Interceptions:0
Player stats at NFL.com

Anthony Averett (born November 30, 1994) is an American football cornerback for the Baltimore Ravens of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Alabama.

Early years[edit]

Averett attended Woodbury Junior-Senior High School in Woodbury, New Jersey. He played football and ran track in high school. At the 2012 Penn Relays, he placed second in the long jump. His senior year, he was one of the best high school long jumpers in the nation, with a jump of 25-feet, two-inches, which was the second-longest jump in New Jersey history. He also ran 10.6 seconds in the 100-meters, 6.46 seconds in the 55 meters and high jumped 6-feet, 4-inches.[1] In football, he played defensive back and quarterback. Averett committed to the University of Alabama to play college football.[2]

College career[edit]

Averett redshirted his first year at Alabama in 2013 and played in only one game in 2014.[3] In 2015, he played special teams, recording two tackles.[4] Averett became a starter in 2016 and played in all 15 games, finishing with 48 tackles and one sack.[5][6]

Professional career[edit]

Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt Arm length Hand size 40-yard dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert jump Broad
5 ft 11 in
(1.80 m)
183 lb
(83 kg)
30 14 in
(0.77 m)
8 12 in
(0.22 m)
4.36 s 4.4 s 6.93 s 31.5 in
(0.80 m)
119.0 in
(3.02 m)
All values are from NFL Combine[7]

Averett was drafted by the Baltimore Ravens in the fourth round, 118th overall, of the 2018 NFL Draft.[8]

Personal life[edit]

Averett is the nephew of Pro Bowl left tackle Bryant McKinnie.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Anthony Averett Alabama biography".
  2. ^ "Anthony Averett to Alabama: Woodbury native makes National Signing Day decision".
  3. ^ "Perseverance pays off for ex-Woodbury star Anthony Averett".
  4. ^ "Speedy Alabama cornerback continues to progress, optimistic heading into fall".
  5. ^ "Alabama's Adoree' Jackson? Tide cornerback a special athlete, poised for big year".
  6. ^ "DB Anthony Averett says he's more experienced, healthy this year - TideSports.com". August 14, 2017.
  7. ^ "NFL Events: Combine Player Profiles – Anthony Averett". NFL.com. Retrieved April 28, 2018.
  8. ^ Mink, Ryan (April 28, 2018). "Round 4: Ravens Select CB Anthony Averett at No. 118". BaltimoreRavens.com. Retrieved May 19, 2018.
  9. ^ Anthony Averett Draft Profile

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