Dante Booker

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Dante Booker
Position: Defensive lineman
Personal information
Date of birth: (1977-10-09) October 9, 1977 (age 39)
Place of birth: Akron, Ohio
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight: 285 lb (129 kg)
Career information
College: Auburn
Undrafted: 2003
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only

Dante Booker (born October 9, 1977) is a former professional American football player. Booker grew up in Akron, Ohio, where he was a three-time all-city selection in High School basketball. Booker played college football at Montgomery Junior College prior to transferring to Auburn University, where he majored in sociology. Upon graduation, Booker pursued a career in professional football. Dante now works for the City of Akron Fire Department as a Firefighter/Paramedic.

Professional career[edit]

Booker played for the BC Lions of the Canadian Football League his rookie season in the league. He attended the B.C.'s Abbotsford training camp the following season but was released prior to the start of the regular season. He was signed as a free agent by the Winnipeg Blue Bombers in May 2006. Following the 2006 CFL season, Booker signed to play indoor football with the Montgomery Bears of the American Indoor Football Association.

Trivia[edit]

  • Booker is an active member of Team JAM, a Christian youth group involved in sports.

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