Anthony Dorsett
Player of American and Canadian football
Anthony Dorsett
Anthony Drew Dorsett, Jr. is an American football safety who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the Houston Oilers in the sixth round of the 1996 NFL Draft. He played college football at Pittsburgh. He has also been a member of the Oakland Raiders, Toronto Argonauts and Omaha Nighthawks. He is the son of Pro Football Hall of Fame running back, Tony Dorsett, the only Pitt Panther to ever win a Heisman Trophy.
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The Style Network Premieres Big Rich Texas 7/17 - Broadway World
Google News - over 5 years
Leslie is an unabashed, undeniable cougar, having dated the much younger Anthony Dorsett Jr., and an even younger golf pro at the club named AJ. These aren't exactly the lessons Leslie wants to teach Kalyn, who has her own issues fitting in with the
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The perfect father's day gift? How about a better NFL career - NFL News
Google News - over 5 years
Anthony Dorsett. The younger Dorsett had a pretty good career. He would be the pride and joy of nearly any family. Except of course, if your dad was a Hall of Famer and had the longest run from scrimmage in NFL history
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Four Set to Join Women's Hoops for 2011-12 - Arizonawildcats.com
Google News - almost 6 years
She is the daughter of NFL Hall of Famer Tony Dorsett and the sister of NFL player Anthony Dorsett. She is transferring to Arizona from Oklahoma State and because of NCAA transfer rules, she is required to sit out the 2011-12 season
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SPORTS OF THE TIMES; A Run to Twilight at the Millrose Games
NYTimes - about 7 years
Willie Gault and Tim Dwight have known the thrill of running with the football in the Super Bowl. On Friday, they will recapture the art of bursting out of the blocks as sprinters in the Millrose Games. With three other players from Super Bowl teams, Gault and Dwight will participate in the Super LX 60-meter sprint in the 103rd version of the
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PRO FOOTBALL; After a Bountiful Season, A Mutiny on the Raiders
NYTimes - about 13 years
It spread through the locker room like a germ, from the mouth of one Oakland Raider to the ears of the next. Did you hear what Coach said? The words arrived at the locker of Terrance Shaw, a cornerback who was among the last to hear how Raiders Coach Bill Callahan classified the intelligence of his players to reporters after the Raiders' 22-8 loss
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PRO FOOTBALL; Jordan Is Big In Short Yardage
NYTimes - over 13 years
For the Jets this season, only one running back has scored a touchdown and only one has a run longer than 21 yards. It is LaMont Jordan, who teammates refer to as running back Curtis Martin's little brother. Jordan is a short-yardage back who somehow manages to create big runs while needing only a few feet. If the Jets (3-6) manage to make
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Sports Briefing
NYTimes - over 13 years
BASKETBALL Gasol's 25 Points Lift Spain Memphis Grizzlies forward Pau Gasol scored 14 straight points in the fourth quarter, leading Spain past Israel, 78-64, in the European championship quarterfinals in Stockholm. Gasol finished with 25 points. Spain (4-0) plays in the semifinals against Italy, which upset Germany, 62-59, and France faces
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FOOTBALL; Raiders Too Old to Win the Super Bowl? Try Telling Them That
NYTimes - over 13 years
The Oakland Raiders are quite aware that three of the last four Super Bowl runners-up have failed to play even .500 football the following year. They believe they are different. ''Every time we get disappointed, we come back with a big answer,'' offensive guard Frank Middleton said, alluding mainly to an overtime loss to New England early in the
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PRO FOOTBALL; Bucs Control the Dolphins' First-Teamers
NYTimes - over 13 years
Brad Johnson and Shaun King took turns directing the Tampa Bay offense, which totaled 134 yards in the opening quarter against Miami's first-team defense, and helped the Buccaneers to a 20-19 victory in an exhibition game tonight. Johnson directed a 45-yard touchdown drive after a turnover, and King led a 14-play, 74-yard touchdown march. Michael
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TRANSACTIONS
NYTimes - over 13 years
AUTO RACING NASCAR--Fined crew chief Todd Berrier $25,0000 and penalized driver Kevin Harvick and team owner Richard Childress 25 championship points each for an unapproved part discovered prior to the Tropicana 400 on July 13. HAAS CNC RACING--Named John Andretti driver. BASEBALL American League OAKLAND ATHLETICS--Optioned RHP Aaron Harang to
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PRO FOOTBALL; Raiders Show Their Age, And Now Must Pay for It
NYTimes - about 14 years
The theme of the Raiders' season was that the team was built to win now, to leave the salary cap and the Geritol in the rearview mirror and make one last run at the Super Bowl. It was a narrow window of opportunity for an aging team, and now that it has slammed shut, it might not be pried open for a while. After the Raiders lost Super Bowl XXXVII
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ON PRO FOOTBALL; Dorsett Still Looking At the Right Angles
NYTimes - about 14 years
This is the second Super Bowl for Oakland safety Anthony Dorsett. His first one, with Tennessee in 2000, ended in the memorable Kevin Dyson catch/Mike Jones tackle at the 1-yard line as time expired. But before that drama, with 1 minute 54 seconds remaining, Dorsett was involved in the 73-yard touchdown catch by Isaac Bruce that provided St. Louis
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ON PRO FOOTBALL; Intriguing Matchups Abound in This Game
NYTimes - about 14 years
After the Oakland Raiders carved their way into Super Bowl XXXVII by slicing Tennessee, there was a meeting for the players on Sunday night at a hotel near their stadium before they flew here today. In the midst of it all was the rookie Langston Walker, a 6-foot-8 offensive tackle who, simply by being in a room, is in the middle of everything.
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ON PRO FOOTBALL; Leg Plates, Not Patches, Part of Raiders' Regalia
NYTimes - about 14 years
Charles Woodson has a metal plate inserted in his right fibula, and Tory James has one placed in the same spot. The Raiders' starting cornerbacks give heavy metal a new twist. ''They're our plate guys,'' Raiders Coach Bill Callahan said. James has a sexier description. ''He calls us the Platinum Brothers,'' Woodson said, laughing. By any name,
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Sports of The Times; For Rice, the Yards And Records Add Up
NYTimes - about 15 years
ACCORDING to Jets Coach Herman Edwards, in the playoffs ''every yard is a hard yard.'' And it is. But for Jerry Rice, every yard is another yard. And another record. When the Jets squeaked by the Raiders, 24-22, last weekend and squeaked into the playoffs, Rice caught only 3 passes for 58 yards. But in the Raiders' 38-24 victory in their American
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ON PRO FOOTBALL; Raiders Set to Play Well Into Next Year
NYTimes - over 15 years
The Raiders had not played the Giants in three years, but that did not prevent them from duplicating a formula that they absolutely love when they see Giants' blue and white: hit 'em hard and hit 'em quick. Last time, out in Oakland in 1998, Napoleon Kaufman romped 80 yards up the middle on a run that was the game's first play from scrimmage and
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N.F.L. WEEK 5: YESTERDAY; Raiders Reap Reward Of Call Against Colts
NYTimes - over 15 years
Rich Gannon threw for 216 yards, Sebastian Janikowski kicked 3 field goals and Anthony Dorsett returned an interception 39 yards for a touchdown last night to lead the Oakland Raiders past the Indianapolis Colts, 23-18. The victory was the second straight for Oakland in Indianapolis, the only times the Raiders have played a regular-season game at
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PRO FOOTBALL; Fiedler Saves Best for Last As Dolphins Jolt Raiders
NYTimes - over 15 years
Red, white and blue paper flags were given to the 73,404 fans at Pro Player Stadium today. They held them high before the kickoff, while children, musicians and more flags colored the field. Near midfield, a girl was draped in green, dressed like the Statue of Liberty, torch in tow. They were all saluting America, specifically the terrorist attack
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PRO FOOTBALL; Defiant Baltimore Leaves Oakland in the Dark
NYTimes - about 16 years
This place where the Oakland Raiders play is called the Black Hole, a pit where teams usually fold. But the Baltimore Ravens put the Raiders deep under this afternoon. Baltimore's offense pinched the Raiders and its defense made the Raiders gasp, then gag. The result was a 16-3 Baltimore victory in the American Football Conference championship game
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N.F.L. WEEK 6: YESTERDAY'S GAMES; Changing of the Guard: Ravens Beat the Jaguars
NYTimes - over 16 years
Baltimore's defense wasn't perfect, just good enough to bury the Jaguars -- maybe for good. Matt Stover kicked five field goals and the Ravens came up with a team-record six turnovers in a 15-10 victory last night at Jacksonville that gave the defending American Football Conference Central champions a three-game losing streak for the first time
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Timeline
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    THIRTIES
  • 2010
    Age 36
    He was signed by the Omaha Nighthawks of the United Football League in 2010.
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  • 2007
    Age 33
    On June 1, 2007, Dorsett signed with the Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League, but was subsequently cut in training camp on June 18, 2007.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1999
    Age 25
    In 1999, the Titans made it to Super Bowl XXXIV in which Dorsett started, however they lost to the Kurt Warner-led St. Louis Rams.
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  • 1996
    Age 22
    Dorsett was drafted in the sixth round of the 1996 NFL Draft by the Houston Oilers.
    More Details Hide Details After four seasons with the Oilers, who became the Tennessee Titans, Dorsett joined the Oakland Raiders in 2000, playing four seasons with the team.
    He was drafted by the Houston Oilers in the sixth round of the 1996 NFL Draft.
    More Details Hide Details He played college football at Pittsburgh. He has also been a member of the Oakland Raiders, Toronto Argonauts and Omaha Nighthawks. He is the son of Pro Football Hall of Fame running back, Tony Dorsett, the only Pitt Panther to ever win a Heisman Trophy. Dorsett played high school football at J. J. Pearce High School in Richardson, Texas. Dorsett played college football at the University of Pittsburgh where he played in forty-two games, starting seventeen. Dorsett finished his college career with eighty tackles and three interceptions.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1973
    Born
    Born on September 14, 1973.
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