Tony Palmer (American football)

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Tony Palmer
No. 64
Position: Offensive guard
Personal information
Date of birth: (1983-02-23) February 23, 1983 (age 34)
Place of birth: Midwest City, Oklahoma
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight: 311 lb (141 kg)
Career information
College: Missouri
NFL Draft: 2006 / Round: 7 / Pick: 243
Career history

Tony Palmer (born February 23, 1983) is a former American football guard. The former University of Missouri guard who was selected by the St. Louis Rams. He was signed by the Green Bay Packers after being cut in the 2006 preseason by St. Louis. Palmer was released by the Packers in the 2008 offseason.[1]

Early years[edit]

Was selected First-team All-state by the Daily Oklahoman as well as All-Metro and All-city honors on offense. He also had a solid defensive career as well, racking up 133 tackles and forcing 11 fumbles, with six of the forced fumbles as a senior.

College career[edit]

At the University of Missouri he was voted First-team All-Big 12 his senior season. Also, he was Second-team All-Big 12 in 2004 and was honorable mention in 2003. As a freshman, in 2002, he was named to the Big 12 All-Freshman team.

Professional career[edit]

Pre-draft[edit]

Palmer ran a 5.52 40-yard dash at the University of Missouri Pro Day and bench-pressed 225 pounds 41 times.

St. Louis Rams[edit]

Palmer was drafted with the 235th pick (7th round) of the 2006 NFL Draft. He was cut by the Rams in August, 2006.

Green Bay Packers[edit]

He was signed by the Packers and remained with the club for the 2006 and 2007 season. He was released in the 2008 off-season.

Personal life[edit]

Palmer is a cousin of former MLB star, Joe Carter.

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