Player Bio

Anthony Fasano
TE #80
Height:
6-4
Weight:
255
Age:
30
College:
Notre Dame
Experience:
9

Quick Stats (2014):

REC
8
YDS
91
AVG
11.4
TDS
1
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesReceivingRushingFumbles
GGSRecYdsAvgLongTDAttYdsAvgLngTDFUMLost
TOTAL 236 2,664 11.3 35 28 0 0 -- 0 0 2 2
2014 KC 4 4 8 91 11.4 22 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2013 KC 9 9 23 200 8.7 20 3 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2012 MIA 16 16 41 332 8.1 22 5 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2011 MIA 15 15 32 451 14.1 35T 5 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2010 MIA 15 15 39 528 13.5 31 4 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2009 MIA 14 14 31 339 10.9 27 2 -- -- -- -- -- 2 2
2008 MIA 16 16 34 454 13.4 24 7 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2007 DAL 16 6 14 143 10.2 26T 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2006 DAL 16 5 14 126 9 22 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Recent Games
WKOppResultReceivingRushingFumbles
RecYdsAvgLngTDAttYdsAvgLngTDFUMLost
1 TEN L 10-26 3 29 9.7 18 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2 @DEN L 17-24 3 39 13 22 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
3 @MIA W 34-15 2 23 11.5 13 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
4 NE W 41-14 0 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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Biography

How acquired:

Signed with Kansas City (3/13/13) ... Traded to Miami along with LB Akin Ayodele in exchange for a 2008 fourth-round draft choice (100th overall, traded to Oakland, used on CB Tyvon Branch) from Dallas (4/26/08) ... Originally entered the NFL as a second-round draft choice (53rd overall) of Dallas in the 2006 NFL Draft.

NFL Career Highlights:

  • Ninth-year tight end enters his second campaign with Kansas City in 2014.
  • Originally joined the Chiefs as an unrestricted free agent in 2013.
  • Has played in 117 games (96 starts), posting 228 receptions for 2,573 yards (11.3 avg.) with 27 touchdowns. Has appeared in three postseason contests (two starts), recording one reception for five yards.
  • Plays an integral role in run blocking as well, helping block for four separate 1,000-yard rushers in his career - Julius Jones (Dallas, 2006), Ricky Williams (Miami, 2009), Reggie Bush (Miami, 2011) and Jamaal Charles (Kansas City, 2013).
  • Has appeared in four postseason contests (three starts), catching three passes.
  • After a five-year career in Miami, ranked third among tight ends in team history in receptions (177), receiving yards (2,104), and tied for second in touchdown receptions (23). Tied with TE Keith Jackson for the single-season lead in touchdown receptions in Miami Dolphins history with seven scores in 2008.
  • Originally entered the NFL as a second-round draft pick (53rd overall) of the Dallas Cowboys in 2006.

College:

Played in 34 games (24 starts) in three years at Notre Dame (2003-05), tallying 92 receptions for 1,112 yards (12.9 avg.) and eight touchdowns ... At the time of his departure, he ranked second among tight ends on the school’s all-time list for both receptions and receiving yards ... Started all 12 games as a senior in 2005, compiling a career-high 47 receptions and 576 yards (12.3 avg.) with two touchdowns ... Was one of three finalists for the John Mackey Award as college football’s top tight end in his senior season ...  Played in 11 games (nine starts) as a junior in 2003, recording 27 receptions for 367 yards (13.6 avg.) with four touchdowns ... Appeared in 11 games (three starts) in 2003 as a sophomore, contributing 18 receptions for 169 yards (9.4 avg.) with two touchdowns ... Did not play as a freshman in 2002 ... Graduated with a degree in marketing from Notre Dame.

Personal:

  • Four-year letterman and two-year captain at Verona High School in Verona, N.J., as a tight end and defensive lineman/linebacker.
  •  Caught 78 passes for 1,460 yards and 23 touchdowns as a senior in 2001, helping guide the school to the state title among Group 1 schools.
  • Finished his career with a county record 42 touchdown receptions.
  • Also lettered in basketball and was team captain his final two years.
  • Was a two-time all-state selection in track and won the New Jersey Group 1 state championship in the javelin in his first year competing in the event.
  • Also played baseball at Verona High School.
  • Established the Anthony Fasano Foundation in 2007 to serve underprivileged youth in New Jersey.
  • Full name: Anthony Joseph Fasano.
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How acquired:

Signed with Kansas City (3/13/13) ... Traded to Miami along with LB Akin Ayodele in exchange for a 2008 fourth-round draft choice (100th overall, traded to Oakland, used on CB Tyvon Branch) from Dallas (4/26/08) ... Originally entered the NFL as a second-round draft choice (53rd overall) of Dallas in the 2006 NFL Draft.

NFL Career Highlights:

  • Ninth-year tight end enters his second campaign with Kansas City in 2014.
  • Originally joined the Chiefs as an unrestricted free agent in 2013.
  • Has played in 117 games (96 starts), posting 228 receptions for 2,573 yards (11.3 avg.) with 27 touchdowns. Has appeared in three postseason contests (two starts), recording one reception for five yards.
  • Plays an integral role in run blocking as well, helping block for four separate 1,000-yard rushers in his career - Julius Jones (Dallas, 2006), Ricky Williams (Miami, 2009), Reggie Bush (Miami, 2011) and Jamaal Charles (Kansas City, 2013).
  • Has appeared in four postseason contests (three starts), catching three passes.
  • After a five-year career in Miami, ranked third among tight ends in team history in receptions (177), receiving yards (2,104), and tied for second in touchdown receptions (23). Tied with TE Keith Jackson for the single-season lead in touchdown receptions in Miami Dolphins history with seven scores in 2008.
  • Originally entered the NFL as a second-round draft pick (53rd overall) of the Dallas Cowboys in 2006.

College:

Played in 34 games (24 starts) in three years at Notre Dame (2003-05), tallying 92 receptions for 1,112 yards (12.9 avg.) and eight touchdowns ... At the time of his departure, he ranked second among tight ends on the school’s all-time list for both receptions and receiving yards ... Started all 12 games as a senior in 2005, compiling a career-high 47 receptions and 576 yards (12.3 avg.) with two touchdowns ... Was one of three finalists for the John Mackey Award as college football’s top tight end in his senior season ...  Played in 11 games (nine starts) as a junior in 2003, recording 27 receptions for 367 yards (13.6 avg.) with four touchdowns ... Appeared in 11 games (three starts) in 2003 as a sophomore, contributing 18 receptions for 169 yards (9.4 avg.) with two touchdowns ... Did not play as a freshman in 2002 ... Graduated with a degree in marketing from Notre Dame.

Personal:

  • Four-year letterman and two-year captain at Verona High School in Verona, N.J., as a tight end and defensive lineman/linebacker.
  •  Caught 78 passes for 1,460 yards and 23 touchdowns as a senior in 2001, helping guide the school to the state title among Group 1 schools.
  • Finished his career with a county record 42 touchdown receptions.
  • Also lettered in basketball and was team captain his final two years.
  • Was a two-time all-state selection in track and won the New Jersey Group 1 state championship in the javelin in his first year competing in the event.
  • Also played baseball at Verona High School.
  • Established the Anthony Fasano Foundation in 2007 to serve underprivileged youth in New Jersey.
  • Full name: Anthony Joseph Fasano.
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