Anthony Pleasant
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Position:Defensive end
Personal information
Born: (1968-01-27) January 27, 1968 (age 54)
Century, Florida
Height:6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Weight:280 lb (127 kg)
Career information
College:Tennessee State
NFL Draft:1990 / Round: 3 / Pick: 73
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
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Anthony Devon Pleasant (born January 27, 1968) is an American former professional American football player and assistant coach. A 6'5", 280-lb. defensive end from Tennessee State University, Pleasant was selected by the Cleveland Browns in the third round of the 1990 NFL Draft and played in 14 NFL seasons from 1990 to 2004 for the Browns, Baltimore Ravens, Atlanta Falcons, New York Jets, San Francisco 49ers, and New England Patriots. In his NFL career, Pleasant appeared in 202 games and recorded 58.0 sacks with 2 interceptions.

Pleasant spent the last three years of his career with the Patriots and won two Super Bowls with the team (XXXVI and XXXVIII). He retired following the latter.

After his playing career, Pleasant served as the assistant defensive coach for the NFL's Kansas City Chiefs and Houston Texans.

Coaching career

Assistant defensive coach for the Kansas City Chiefs from 2010 to 2012. Kansas City Chiefs.[1]

Assistant strength and conditioning coach in 2014 for the Houston Texans. Assistant defensive coach in 2015 for the Houston Texans.[2]


  1. ^ "Chiefs Announce Coaching Staff Changes", Kansas City Chiefs, January 28, 2010, archived from the original on January 30, 2010.
  2. ^ "Official Site of the Houston Texans".
Sporting positions Preceded byTim Krumrie Kansas City Chiefs Defensive Lines Coach 2010-2013 Succeeded byIncumbent Preceded byN/A Houston Texans Defensive Assistant Coach 2014-present Succeeded byincumbent