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D'Anthony Batiste

Date of birth : 1982-03-29
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Marksville, Louisiana
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2010-10-07

D'Anthony Batiste (born March 29, 1982 in Marksville, Louisiana) is an American football offensive tackle for the Denver Broncos of the National Football League. He was signed by the Bossier-Shreveport Battle Wings in 2006. He played college football at Louisiana-Lafayette.

Batiste has also been a member of the Edmonton Eskimos, Dallas Cowboys, Carolina Panthers, Atlanta Falcons, Washington Redskins.

• A fifth-year offensive lineman who spent the final two weeks of the 2009 season on the Broncos’ practice squad after playing a career-high eight games for Washington earlier in the year. • Played 12 games (4 starts) during his NFL career with the Redskins (2008-09), Falcons (2007-08), Panthers (2006-07) and Cowboys (2006).
• Finished the 2008 season on the Redskins’ active roster after starting the year on Atlanta’s practice squad.
• Started four games at guard for the Falcons in 2007, opening two contests at right guard and two games at left guard.
• Saw time on the Cowboys’ practice squad and the Panthers’ active roster as a rookie in 2006.
• Earned second-team All-Sun Belt Conference honors as a senior at the University of Louisiana-Lafayette.
• Joined the Broncos as a practice-squad signee on Dec. 23, 2009.
• Entered the NFL with Dallas as a college free agent on June 16, 2006.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Signed by Dallas as a college free agent 6/16/06; Waived by Dallas 9/2/06; Signed by Dallas (practice squad) 9/4/06; Signed by Carolina (active roster) 10/14/06; Waived by Carolina 9/1/07; Claimed off waivers by Atlanta 9/2/07; Waived by Atlanta 8/30/08; Signed by Atlanta (practice squad) 9/1/08; Signed by Washington (active roster) 12/10/08; Waived by Washington 12/15/09; Signed by Denver (practice squad) 12/23/09; Signed by Denver to a future contract 2/2/10.

QUICKLY: Batiste spent the final two weeks of the 2009 season on the Broncos’ practice squad after playing a career-high eight games for Washington earlier in the year... Played 12 games (4 starts) during his NFL career with the Redskins (2008-09), Falcons (2007-08), Panthers (2006-07) and Cowboys (2006).

2010: Batiste tackled Jaguars Sean Considine in the season opener at Jacksonville (9/12) for no gain after he recovered a fumble for his first career tackle.

2009: Batiste saw action in a career-high eight games (0 starts) with Washington... Entered the Redskins’ game at Car. (10/11) to replace tackle Chris Samuels and played in each of the following seven contests... Waived by Washington on Dec. 15 and joined Denver’s practice squad on Dec. 23.

2008: Batiste began the year on Atlanta’s practice squad and was signed to the Redskins’ active roster on Dec. 10... Declared inactive for all four games on Washington’s roster.

2007: Batiste started four games for the Falcons, opening two contests at right guard and two games at left guard... Started at right guard in his NFL debut on Thanksgiving vs. Ind. (11/22)... Logged another start at right guard at Stl. (12/2) before starting at left guard vs. N.O. (12/10) and at T.B. (12/16)... Began the year in Carolina’s training camp and was claimed off waivers by the Falcons on Sept. 2.

2006: Batiste entered the NFL with Dallas as a college free agent on June 16 and began the year on the Cowboys’ practice squad... Signed by Carolina to its active roster on Oct. 14 and was inactive for the remainder of the year.

COLLEGE: Batiste was a four-year letterman at the University of Louisiana-Lafayette who earned second-team All-Sun Belt Conference honors as a senior... Started his collegiate career as a tight end before moving to guard during his freshman campaign.

PERSONAL: Batiste attended Marksville High School in Marksville, La., where he helped lead the team to three consecutive playoff appearances from 1996–98... Named all-state, all-district, all-parish and all-region during his prep career... D’Anthony Batiste was born on March 29, 1982, in Marksville, La.


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