Antonio Gandy-Golden

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Antonio Gandy-Golden
No. 10 – Washington Redskins
Position:Wide receiver
Personal information
Born: (1998-04-11) April 11, 1998 (age 22)
Chicago, Illinois
Height:6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight:223 lb (101 kg)
Career information
High school:Paulding County High School
(Dallas, Georgia)
College:Liberty
NFL Draft:2020 / Round: 4 / Pick: 142
Career history
Roster status:Unsigned draft pick
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com

Antonio Gandy-Golden (born April 11, 1998) is an American football wide receiver for the Washington Redskins of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Liberty, and was drafted by the Redskins in the fourth round of the 2020 NFL Draft.

Early career[edit]

Gandy-Golden attended Paulding County High School in Dallas, Georgia.[1] Following high school, Gandy-Golden chose to attend Liberty University. As a freshman, he recorded 315 receiving yards and three touchdown receptions.[2] In his sophomore season, he led the Big South in receptions and receiving yards, also becoming Liberty's seventh 1,000-yard receiver in program history.[2] In his junior season he recorded 245 receiving yards against New Mexico, breaking the school's record. He finish his career at Liberty as the only player there to post three connective thousand yard receiving seasons.

Statistics[edit]

Year Receiving
G Rec Yds Avg TD
2016 11 21 315 15 3
2017 11 69 1,066 15.4 10
2018 11 71 1,037 14.6 10
2019 11 70 1,304 18.6 9
Total[3] 44 231 3,722 16.1 32

Professional career[edit]

Gandy-Golden was selected by the Washington Redskins in the fourth round of the 2020 NFL Draft, 142nd overall.[4]

Personal life[edit]

Gandy-Golden grew up performing gymnastics and juggling, which he attributed to helping him later in football.[5] He has also been noted for having several other talents, such as his ability to solve a Rubik's Cube in under a minute and achieving a perfect game in bowling.[5] He also draws, paints, and plays guitar as a hobby.[5] He was diagnosed with COVID-19 in March 2020, fully recovering prior to the draft the following month.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Antonio Gandy-Golden's High School Timeline". MaxPreps.com. Retrieved 2019-10-09.
  2. ^ a b "Antonio Gandy-Golden | Football | Liberty Flames". www.liberty.edu. Retrieved 2019-10-09.
  3. ^ "Antonio Gandy-Golden College Stats". College Football at Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved 2019-10-09.
  4. ^ "Redskins' Antonio Gandy-Golden: Washington selects in fourth". CBS Sports. April 25, 2020. Retrieved April 25, 2020.
  5. ^ a b c Keim, John. "Backflips and Rubik's Cube: Redskins' Antonio Gandy-Golden does it all". ESPN. Retrieved 7 May 2020.
  6. ^ Middlehurst-Schwartz, Michael. "Redskins rookie WR Antonio Gandy-Golden says he was diagnosed with COVID-19, recovered before draft". USA Today. Retrieved 20 May 2020.

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