Antonio Pierce

Football Player
Born Oct 26, 1978

Antonio Durran Pierce is an American former American football linebacker. He was signed by the Washington Redskins as an undrafted free agent in 2001. He played college football at Arizona. Pierce also played for the New York Giants.

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Antonio Pierce.


1978 Birth Born on October 26, 1978.


2001 22 Years Old Pierce was not taken in the 2001 NFL Draft after his senior year at Arizona because many NFL scouts considered him too undersized to play linebacker in the NFL. … Read More
2002 23 Years Old Over the next two seasons, Pierce played sporadically, recording only 18 and 15 tackles respectively, during the 2002 and 2003 seasons.
2004 25 Years Old It was not until the 2004 season, his fourth in the league, that he played a full season replacing the injured Micheal Barrow. … Read More
2005 26 Years Old 1 More Event
The New York Giants signed Pierce on March 3, 2005 to start at middle linebacker. … Read More
2006 27 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2006, Pierce recorded a career-high 138 tackles (109 solo), a sack, an interception, and defended eight passes. … Read More
2007 28 Years Old In 2007, Pierce received the "United Way Man of the Year" award and was honored by the Catholic Diocese for his support of the community.
Pierce was honored at the 2008 ESPY awards along with the Giants.


2009 30 Years Old On August 3, 2009, Antonio Pierce was cleared of all criminal charges stemming from Plaxico Buress weapons charge.
2010 31 Years Old 1 More Event
Pierce was released on February 11, 2010.
2014 35 Years Old On February 7, 2014, Pierce was named the head coach at national powerhouse Long Beach Polytechnic High School, replacing Raul Lara, who stepped down as the head coach of the program after 13 seasons. … Read More
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