D'Anthony Batiste (born March 29, 1982) is a former American football in the National Football League (NFL) for the Dallas Cowboys, Carolina Panthers, Atlanta Falcons, Washington Redskins, Denver Broncos and Arizona Cardinals. He also was a member of the Edmonton Eskimos in the Canadian Football League and the Bossier-Shreveport Battle Wings in the AF2. He played college football at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. He is currently an assistant strength and conditioning coach for the Oakland Raiders.
At a game in Denver in September 2010.
|Position:||Strength and conditioning assistant|
|Born:||March 29, 1982|
|Height:||6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)|
|Weight:||315 lb (143 kg)|
|High school:||Marksville (LA)|
|* Offseason and/or practice squad member only|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics|
|Career CFL statistics|
|Player stats at PFR|
|Player stats at CFL.ca|
- 1 Early years
- 2 College career
- 3 Professional career
- 3.1 Arena Football League
- 3.2 Canadian Football League
- 3.3 National Football League
- 4 Coaching career
- 5 Coaching tree
- 6 References
- 7 Personal life
- 8 External links
Batiste attended Marksville High School in his hometown of Marksville, Louisiana, helping his team to three consecutive playoff appearances from 1996 to 1998, while playing tight end and defensive end. He was named all-state, all-district, all-parish and all-region during high school career.
Batiste accepted a football scholarship from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. He was converted into an offensive guard during his freshman season and had 2 starts. He was a four-year letterman and was named second-team All-Sun Belt selection in his senior season.
Arena Football LeagueEdit
Bossier-Shreveport Battle WingsEdit
Canadian Football LeagueEdit
Return to the Edmonton EskimosEdit
On February 4, 2014, he signed as a free agent with the Edmonton Eskimos of the Canadian Football League. He was activated off the one-game injured list in Week 3 to make 15 starts at right tackle. The next year, he had 18 starts at right tackle and received West-Division All-Star honors. In total D'Anthony Batiste played in 56 games for the Eskimos in four seasons.
National Football LeagueEdit
On June 16, 2006, Batiste was signed by the Cowboys as an undrafted free agent, based on the recommendations of a Cowboys scout that saw him play in the Eskimos' practices. On September 2, he was waived and signed to the team's practice squad two days later.
On September 2, 2007, he was claimed off waivers by the Atlanta Falcons. He started his first career game against Indianapolis Colts and went on to start a total of 4 games during the season. On August 30, 2008, the Falcons waived him during final cuts and signed him to the practice squad two days later.
On December 10, 2008, Batiste was signed by the Washington Redskins from the Falcons practice squad. In 2009, he appeared in eight games for the Redskins, before being waived on December 15 when the team signed linebacker Curtis Gatewood.
On November 16, 2010, Batiste was signed by the Arizona Cardinals after starting right tackle Brandon Keith suffered an injury. In 2011, he was declared inactive in 12 games and played in 4. In 2012, he started 10 games at left tackle, before being passed on the depth chart by Nate Potter.
NFL head coaches under whom D'Anthony Batiste has served:
- "16-game rookie starter Petitti, Boiman cut by Cowboys". Retrieved October 19, 2018.
- "Falcons cut Harrington, Forney, 20 more". Retrieved October 19, 2018.
- "Batiste, rookie Massie move in at OT for Arizona". Retrieved October 19, 2018.
- "Steelers Sign Veteran Offensive Tackle D'Anthony Batiste". Steelers.com. August 3, 2013.
- "Steelers Make Roster Moves; Trim Roster to 75". Steelers.com. August 25, 2013. Archived from the original on August 26, 2013. Retrieved August 26, 2018.
- "Esks OL Batiste announces retirement; takes NFL coaching job - CFL.ca". CFL.ca. March 1, 2018. Retrieved October 19, 2018.
- "Jon Gruden: strength and conditioning first for Raiders in offseason program". Retrieved October 19, 2018.