Anthony  Herrera

75Anthony Herrera


Naples, Fla.

High School:
Barron Collier

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 305




Full name: Anthony Junior Herrera ... Born: June 14, 1980 ... Academic major: Political science ...

CAREER - Games/Started: 47/35 ...

2003 -
Games/Started: 11/11 ... Gained a fourth year of eligibility by graduating in four academic years after arriving at UT in the fall of 1999 as a non-qualifier ... Started the first three games and 11 games overall at the left guard position ... Did not play vs. South Carolina because of an ankle injury ... Threw the key block on Derrick Tinsley's two-yard touchdown run against Miami, which was the only touchdown of the game ... Of his 35 career starts, 21 have come at left guard, 13 at right guard and one at left tackle.

2002 - Games/Started: 11/9 ... Started at three different positions on the offensive line ... Had seven starts at right guard, one at left guard and one at left tackle.

2001 - Games/Started: 13/6 ... Started the season at tackle but moved to guard following injuries along offensive line ... Stepped into starting lineup following injuries on the offensive line ... Improved strength and speed during season to add to his natural skills that give him the ability to be a dominant offensive lineman ... Part of offensive line that enabled Travis Stephens to set a single-season rushing record.

2000 - Games/Started: 12/9...A sophomore, he made his first start in opening game at left guard...Did not start and saw limited action against South Carolina after suffering dehydration...Also played as a reserve against Memphis and then started remaining games at left guard, becoming an integral part of improved blocking ...

1999 - On squad, but held out as a non-qualifier.

HIGH SCHOOL - All-State Class 6A his senior year ... Two-year starter at left offensive tackle and one year on defense ... National Recruiting Service All-America ... Fort Myers News-Press Offensive Player of the Year ... District Offensive MVP ... Named team MVP and captain ... Moved to Naples from Trinidad-Tobago, where he was born ... Also participated in shot put for track team ... Coach at Barron Collier High School: David Tanner.



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