Tony Cherry

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Tony Cherry
Born: (1963-02-08) February 8, 1963 (age 56)
Tripoli, Libya
Career information
Position(s)RB
Height5 ft 7 in (170 cm)
Weight187 lb (85 kg)
CollegeOregon
NFL draft1986 / Round: 9 / Pick: 240
Career history
As player
1986–1987San Francisco 49ers
1988–1989BC Lions
1990Calgary Stampeders
1990Ottawa Rough Riders
Career highlights and awards
CFL All-Star1988

Anthony Earl Cherry was a running back in the Canadian Football League with the B.C. Lions. He was selected in the 1986 NFL Draft by the San Francisco 49ers in the ninth round (240th pick) out of the University of Oregon. He is distinguished as being the first Libyan to play in the National Football League. Cherry height is 5'7.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1988 CFL Facts Figures and Records