Waters at the 2010 Saints Super Bowl victory parade
|Born:||July 25, 1984|
Dillon, South Carolina
|Height:||6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
|Weight:||238 lb (108 kg)|
|High school:||Lake View (SC)|
|NFL Draft:||2007 / Round: 3 / Pick: 96|
|* Offseason and/or practice squad member only|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics|
Anthony Devonne Waters (born July 25, 1985) is a former American football linebacker. He was drafted by the San Diego Chargers in the third round of the 2007 NFL Draft. He played college football at Clemson. He is also the older stepbrother of Indianapolis Colts linebacker Darius Leonard.
|Ht||Wt||Arm length||Hand size||40-yard dash||10-yd split||20-yd split||20-ss||3-cone||Vert jump||Broad||BP|
|6 ft 3 in
|9 5⁄8 in
|27.62 s||1 in
|9 ft 7 in
|Bench press from NFL Scouting Combine; all other values from Pro Day; see scouting report at the Wayback Machine (archived May 22, 2007)|
San Diego Chargers
Waters was drafted by the San Diego Chargers in the third round (95th overall) of the 2007 NFL Draft. After missing his entire rookie season in 2007, Waters appeared in seven games for the Chargers in 2008 and recorded three tackles. He was waived by the team on February 26, 2009.
New Orleans Saints
New Orleans Saints (2nd time)
After spending eight weeks on the Bills' practice squad, Waters returned to the Saints when they signed him to their active roster on December 9, 2009. He was not re-signed following the 2010 season and became a free agent.
|Year||Team||Games||Combined Tackles||Tackles||Assisted Tackles||Sacks||Forced Fumbles||Fumble Recoveries||Fumbler Return Yards||Interceptions||Interception Return Yards||Yards per Interception Return||Longest Interception Return||Interceptions Returned for Touchdown||Passes Defended|
Waters is no longer a linebackers coach for Harding University High School football team. 2014-2015, Waters has signed on as the head football coach at Grier middle school in Gastonia North Carolina.
- ESPN - Clemson LB Waters tears ACL, out for season
- "New Orleans Saints sign linebacker Anthony Waters". Retrieved 2009-04-15.
- "LB added to practice squad". Retrieved 2009-10-14.
- "Saints Sign FB Marcus Mailei and LB Anthony Waters" at New Orleans Saints team website, December 9, 2009 (retrieved December 9, 2009).
- NFL Transactions Report, December 30, 2011
- "Anthony Waters Stats". ESPN Internet Ventures. Retrieved 2 April 2014.