At a game in Denver in September, 2010.
|No. 67 Edmonton Eskimos|
|Date of birth:||March 29, 1982|
|Place of birth:||Marksville, Louisiana|
|Height:||6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)|
|Weight:||315 lb (143 kg)|
|High school:||Marksville (LA)|
|* Offseason and/or practice squad member only|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics|
|Player stats at PFR|
D'Anthony Batiste (born March 29, 1982) is an American football offensive tackle for the Edmonton Eskimos of the Canadian Football League (CFL). He played college football for the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.
- 1 Early years
- 2 College career
- 3 Professional career
- 4 References
- 5 Personal life
- 6 External links
Batiste attended Marksville High School in his hometown of Marksville, Louisiana, helping his team to three consecutive playoff appearances from 1996–1998, while playing tight end and defensive end. He was named all-state, all-district, all-parish and all-region during high school career. He is of Haitian descent.
Batiste accepted a football scholarship from Louisiana-Lafayette, where he was converted into an offensive guard during his freshman season. He was a four-year letterman and was named second-team All-Sun Belt selection in his senior season.
Bossier-Shreveport Battle Wings
Edmonton Eskimos (first stint)
On June 16, 2006, Batiste was signed by the Cowboys as an undrafted free agent, based on the recommendations of a Cowboys scout that saw him play in the Eskimos' practices. On September 2, he was waived and signed to the team's practice squad two days later.
On September 2, 2007, he was claimed off waivers by the Atlanta Falcons. He started his first career game against Indianapolis Colts and went on to start a total of 4 games during the season. On August 30, 2008, the Falcons waived him during final cuts and signed him to the practice squad two days later.
On December 10, 2008, Batiste was signed by the Washington Redskins from the Falcons practice squad. In 2009, he appeared in eight games for the Redskins, before being waived on December 15 when the team signed linebacker Curtis Gatewood.
On November 16, 2010, Batiste was signed by the Arizona Cardinals after starting right tackle Brandon Keith suffered an injury. In 2011, he was declared inactive in 12 games and played in 4. In 2012, he started 10 games at left tackle, before being passed on the depth chart by Nate Potter.
Edmonton Eskimos (second stint)
On February 4, 2014, he signed as a free agent with the Edmonton Eskimos of the Canadian Football League. He was activated off the one-game injured list in Week 3 to make 15 starts at right tackle. The next year, he had 18 starts at right tackle and received West-Division All-Star honors.
- "Chart: Haitian Americans in the NFL". Retrieved 10 March 2014.
- "Steelers Sign Veteran Offensive Tackle D'Anthony Batiste". Steelers.com. August 3, 2013. Retrieved August 3, 2013.
- "Steelers Make Roster Moves; Trim Roster to 75". Steelers.com. August 25, 2013. Retrieved August 26, 2013.