Anthony Levine

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Anthony Levine Sr.
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Levine in 2019
No. 41 – Baltimore Ravens
Position:Safety
Personal information
Born: (1987-03-27) March 27, 1987 (age 32)
Abbeville, Louisiana
Height:5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight:207 lb (94 kg)
Career information
High school:Reynolds
(Winston-Salem, North Carolina)
College:Tennessee State
Undrafted:2010
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status:Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of 2018
Total tackles:116
Sacks:4.0
Forced fumbles:1
Pass deflections:15
Interceptions:2
Player stats at NFL.com

Anthony Levine Sr. (born March 27, 1987) is an American football linebacker and safety for the Baltimore Ravens of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Tennessee State.

Early years[edit]

Levine spent the first 14 years of his life in Abbeville, Louisiana. Before high school, he moved to North Carolina where he played football, basketball, and track while he attended Richard J. Reynolds High School in Winston-Salem. Levine helped the Reynolds Track Team win the North Carolina State Championship his senior year.[1]

Professional career[edit]

Green Bay Packers[edit]

Levine was signed by the Packers as an undrafted free agent on May 3, 2010. Levine spent two seasons on the Packers' practice squad before being released during 2012 roster cuts.

Baltimore Ravens[edit]

Levine with the Ravens in 2013.

Levine was signed to the Ravens' practice squad on September 3, 2012 and was promoted to the active roster on November 17. He was placed on injured reserve on November 26 after his first NFL game in which he recorded one special teams tackle.

In 2013, Levine played in all 16 games finishing second on the team with 11 special teams tackles.[2] In 2014, Levine played in all 16 games with three starts playing at both safety and cornerback recording 23 tackles and four passes defensed.[3]

Levine signed a two-year $2.4 million contract extension with the Ravens on March 12, 2015.[4]

On March 10, 2017, Levine signed a three-year contract extension with the Ravens.[5] He played in all 16 games in 2017, recording 29 combined tackles, three pass deflections, and his first career interception.[6] In 2018, Levine played in all 16 games, recording 28 combined tackles, an interception, and a career-high eight pass deflections.[7] In the 2019 regular season opener, Levine took a fake punt for a 60-yard carry in the 59–10 victory over the Miami Dolphins.[8]

Personal life[edit]

Levine is the cousin of former NFL player Brandon Mitchell. He is the son of Christina Levine and Lawrence Brannon. Levine has three sisters: Alisio Levine (the former Miss Abbeville 2010), Cassie Brannon, and Angelle Brannon. He also has two brothers, Dwayne Levine and Wade Levine, both from Abbeville.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Abbeville native Levine returns home as Packer".VermillionToday.com
  2. ^ "Anthony Levine 2013 Game Log". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved September 20, 2019.
  3. ^ "Anthony Levine 2014 Game Log". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved September 20, 2019.
  4. ^ Wilson, Aaron (March 11, 2015). "Ravens re-sign defensive back Anthony Levine to two-year, $2.4 million deal, sources say". BaltimoreSun.com. Retrieved November 26, 2016.
  5. ^ Mink, Ryan (March 10, 2017). "Ravens Reach Three-Year Deal With Anthony Levine". BaltimoreRavens.com.
  6. ^ "Anthony Levine 2017 Game Log". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved September 20, 2019.
  7. ^ "Anthony Levine 2018 Game Log". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved September 20, 2019.
  8. ^ "Ravens get 60 yards on fake punt from Anthony Levine on 4th-and-1". Ravens Wire. September 8, 2019. Retrieved September 20, 2019.
  9. ^ "Anthony Levine". Green Bay Packers. Archived from the original on February 25, 2011. Retrieved February 7, 2011.

External links[edit]

Media related to Anthony Levine at Wikimedia Commons