Blake with the Pittsburgh Steelers
|No. 47 Tennessee Titans|
|Date of birth:||August 9, 1990|
|Place of birth:||Jacksonville, Florida|
|Height:||5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)|
|Weight:||200 lb (91 kg)|
|High school:||Missouri City (TX) Marshall|
|Career NFL statistics as of 2015|
Antwon Valentino Blake (born August 9, 1990) is an American football cornerback and special teamer for the Tennessee Titans of the National Football League (NFL). He was signed by the Jacksonville Jaguars as an undrafted free agent in 2012 and has also played for the Pittsburgh Steelers. He played college football at Texas–El Paso (UTEP).
He played college football at Texas-El Paso (UTEP) from 2008 to 2011. During his career at UTEP, Blake totaled 137 tackles, 1 sack, 2 forced fumbles, and 1 interception. Starting every game his junior and senior years also started 1 game sophomore season before suffering an ankle injury.
He was released on September 1, 2013.
On September 2, 2013, Blake was claimed on waivers by the Steelers. Blake would stay on the team over the next 3 seasons. He gathered his first interception during a Week 8, 2014 game against the Colts, picking off Andrew Luck.
In 2015, became a starter. Though the Steeler pass defense was one of its worst in decades, Blake played a role. During Week 5, he picked off Philip Rivers, and ran it 70 yards for his first pick-six. He would have 2 more picks during the year, one in a Week 8 loss to the Bengals, and once in the Bengals game in the Wild Card