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Anthony Schlegel
No. 51     Florida Tuskers
Personal information
Date of birth: March 1, 1981 (1981-03-01) (age 28)
Place of birth: Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) Weight: 251 lb (114 kg)
Career information
College: Ohio State
NFL Draft: 2006 / Round: 3 / Pick: 76
Debuted in 2006 for the New York Jets
Career history
 As player:
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
  • None
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2008
Tackles     34
Sacks     0.0
Forced fumbles     0
Stats at

Anthony Schlegel (born March 1, 1981 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa) is an American Football linebacker for the Florida Tuskers of the United Football League. He was originally drafted by the New York Jets in the third round of the 2006 NFL Draft. He played college football at Ohio State University after transferring from the United States Air Force Academy.[1]

He has also been a member of the Cincinnati Bengals.


Early years

Schlegel attended Highland Park High School. He was a state champion in high school wrestling.

College career

Schlegel began his college career at the United States Air Force Academy but transferred to Ohio State University after his sophomore season. While at the Academy, Schlegel served as the team's co-captain, earning all-conference honors. During his 2004 season, he was ranked third in Ohio defense with 84 tackles and in 2005 he was ranked second with 82 tackles.

Professional career


New York Jets

Schlegel was drafted by the New York Jets in the third round (76th overall) of the 2006 NFL Draft. He made his debut at the Chicago Bears on November 19. On September 1, 2007 the Jets released him.

Cincinnati Bengals

On September 2, 2007, Schlegel was signed by the Bengals. He made his Bengals debut versus the New England Patriots on October 1 and made three tackles. On May 1, 2008, the Bengals released him.

Florida Tuskers

Schlegel was drafted by the Florida Tuskers on the UFL Premiere Season Draft in 2009 and signed with the team on September 3.[2]


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