Anthony Gonzalez, who now plays as a wide receiver for the NFL Colts out of Indianapolis, distinguished himself at an early age at Saint Ignatius High School as a versatile athlete in both track and football.
Not to be confused with Tony Gonzalez, a tight end for the Kansas City Chiefs, or yet another Tony Gonzalez, who is also a wide receiver, though a free agent, Anthony Gonzalez has proven to be a worthy opponent in the game of football, who is at this point still realizing his potential.
Achievements in high school include being named Co-Defensive Player of the Year by the AP and the Cleveland Plain Dealer.
His college career in home state Ohio led him to an All-Big Ten selection. Interestingly, Gonzalez also excelled in his chosen academic field of philosophy, winning the honor of Academic All-American.
Drafted into the Colts in the 2007 first round, Anthony Gonzalez made a smart, fast rookie in a key spot. This talented player had a hand in changing sports in Indianapolis as we know it today.