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Anthony Steele
Anthony Steele

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Winston Salem, N.C.

High School:
Parkland

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 220

Position:
LB


Enters his senior season ranked fifth on CCU's all-time tackles chart with 150...

2006: Was in 11 games as a junior, starting six of them... Posted a career-best 65 tackles on the year, including 25 solo shots... Also had two tackles for loss and one interception... Recorded a season-best nine tackles in the win at Wofford... Also had eight tackles in the Big South title game against Charleston Southern... Had seven tackles each against Elon, South Carolina State, Liberty, Gardner-Webb and Appalachian State... Added his only interception of the year in the victory at Gardner-Webb...

2005: Played in the first 10 contests of the year, starting in eight of them before an injury sidelined him for the season finale... Ranked fourth on the team with 55 tackles for the year, 21 of them solo... Recorded his career high of 14 tackles, including one tackle for loss, in the win at Elon... Also had a big game at Liberty with 12 tackles, 1.5 tackles for loss, and one quarterback hurry, helping CCU to the triple-overtime win... Had his first collegiate interception against Gardner-Webb, paired with four total tackles in the overtime victory... Had one fumble recovery return for 24 yards against Savannah State... Totals for the year included one interception and two quarterback hurries...

2004: Played in nine games as a freshman, earning his first and only collegiate start against Savannah State... Was tied for 10th on the team with 30 tackles, including four tackles for loss... Had season highs of six solo and nine total tackles, including two tackles for loss, in the home win over Savannah State... Also had eight tackles and 1.5 tackles for loss against North Greenville...

High School: Earned All-Conference honors as a junior and senior at Parkland, where he earned three letters... Recorded 59 solo tackles, including eight sacks, for 122 total tackles his senior year... Also forced four fumbles, recovering one, and broke up eight passes with two interceptions... Led his team to an 8-0 conference and 11-3 overall record and helped Parkland to the quarterfinals of the state playoffs as a senior... Honor Roll member...

Personal: Full name: Anthony Cortez Steele... Son of Cleveland and Alisa Steele.