Anthony Gaitor

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Anthony Gaitor
No. -- New Orleans Saints
Position: Cornerback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1988-10-09) October 9, 1988 (age 28)
Place of birth: Miami, Florida
Height: 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Weight: 182 lb (83 kg)
Career information
High school: Miami (FL) Northwestern
College: Florida International
NFL Draft: 2011 / Round: 7 / Pick: 222
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Reserve/Future
Career NFL statistics
Tackles: 12
Sacks: 0.0
Interceptions: 0
Player stats at

Anthony Gaitor (born October 9, 1988) is an American football cornerback for the New Orleans Saints of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the seventh round of the 2011 NFL Draft. He played college football at Florida International.

High school[edit]

A native of Miami, Gaitor attended Miami Northwestern High School, where he was part of an immensely talented squad that also included future NFL players Lavonte David, Marcus Forston, Jacory Harris, Tommy Streeter, Sean Spence, and Brandon Washington. Regarded as only a two-star recruit by, Gaitor wasn't listed among the top cornerbacks of his class.[1]

College career[edit]

Gaitor attended Florida International University from 2007 to 2010. In his career, he accumulated 197 total tackles, including 19 for loss, four sacks, 11 interceptions (three which he returned for TDs), and 35 passes defended.[2]

Professional career[edit]

Tampa Bay Buccaneers[edit]

Gaitor was selected by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the seventh round, 222nd overall, of the 2011 NFL Draft.[3][4] On August 26, 2013, he was placed on injured-reserve, thus ending his 2013 season.[5]

Miami Dolphins[edit]

Gaitor signed with the Miami Dolphins on May 28, 2014.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers[edit]

On July 28, 2014, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers re-signed Gaitor.[6] The Buccaneers released Gaitor on August 29, 2014.[7]

Arizona Cardinals[edit]

Gaitor signed with the Arizona Cardinals practice squad on August 31, 2014.[8] On October 28, 2014 he was released from Arizona's practice squad.

BC Lions[edit]

Gaitor signed with the BC Lions of the Canadian Football League (CFL) on February 25, 2016 and was released by the team on June 3, 2016.[9] He was recalled July 24, 2016. Gaiter played in 11 games for the Lions in 2016, contributing 35 tackles, 2 interceptions, 1 forced fumble, and 1 defensive touchdown. He was released by the Lions on On January 9, 2017 allowing him to pursue an NFL contract.[10]

New Orleans Saints[edit]

Later that same day (January 9, 2017) Gaitor signed a reserve/future contract with the New Orleans Saints.[11]


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