Anthony Fieldings
No. 50, 54
Position:Linebacker
Personal information
Born: (1971-07-09) July 9, 1971 (age 50)
Eustis, Florida
Height:6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight:237 lb (108 kg)
Career information
High school:Eustis (Eustis, Florida)
College:Morningside
Undrafted:1993
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Games played:4
Player stats at NFL.com · PFR

Anthony Fieldings (born July 9, 1971) is a former American football linebacker in the National Football League (NFL) for the Buffalo Bills and Dallas Cowboys. He also was a member of the Rhein Fire in the World League of American Football (WLAF). He played college football at Morningside College.[1]

Early years

Fieldings attended Eustis High School. He accepted a football scholarship from Division II Morningside College. As a junior in 1991, he was a starter at inside linebacker and set a school single-season record with 151 tackles.[2] He also set a school single-game record with 24 tackles against the University of South Dakota.[3] He left as the school's all-time leader in career tackles.

Professional career

Fieldings was signed as an undrafted free agent by the Buffalo Bills after the 1993 NFL Draft on May 7.[4] He was waived on August 24.[5] On December 30, 1993, he was re-signed to the practice squad.[6] He was released on August 22, 1994.[7]

On July 31, 1995, he signed as a free agent with the Dallas Cowboys. He was a reserve player, registering one defensive tackle and 5 special teams tackles. He appeared in 4 games and was released on October 4. The team would go on to win Super Bowl XXX.

In 1998, he was signed as a free agent by the Saskatchewan Roughriders of the Canadian Football League. He was released on June 9.[8]

Personal life

In 2016, he was a part of a group of former players that filed a civil suit against the NFL, requesting it to recognize brain injury disease for workers' compensation.[9]

References

  1. ^ "Anthony Fieldings NFL Football Statistics". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved June 10, 2012.
  2. ^ "NCC". Retrieved August 29, 2021.
  3. ^ "Sports". Retrieved August 29, 2021.
  4. ^ "Transactions". Retrieved August 29, 2021.
  5. ^ "Transactions". Retrieved August 29, 2021.
  6. ^ "Transactions". Retrieved August 29, 2021.
  7. ^ "Transactions". Retrieved August 29, 2021.
  8. ^ "Transactions". Retrieved August 29, 2021.
  9. ^ "Former NFL players file civil suit asking NFL to recognize brain injury disease for workers' comp". Retrieved August 29, 2021.