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  Anthony Hackett

Anthony  Hackett

Player Profile


Salem, Va.

High School:
Glenvar (Hargrave MA)

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 193



2005: Played in seven games ... Finished tied for sixth on the team with seven catches for 69 yards.

2004: A knee injury suffered in preseason kept him out of the lineup in the season opener vs. VMI ... Caught his first pass of the season vs. Miami, a ten-yard reception ... Pulled in a 14-yard pass vs. Buffalo ... Caught three balls for 74 yards vs. Marshall ... Collected 31 yards on three catches vs. Kent State ... Made one reception for 17 yards at UCF.

2003: Had two of the eight longest receptions in Ohio history during the season ... Caught an 83-yarder for a touchdown against Miami and a 71-yarder at Iowa State ... Had five other catches that covered more than 20 yards ... Played in 11 games, starting four in a double-receiver set ... Missed the Marshall game after breaking his nose in practice ... Totaled 452 yards, an average of 17.4 per catch ... Had at least one grab in 10 of his games, with multiple catches seven times ... Enjoyed his best days of five receptions each against Iowa State (108 yards) and Kent State (75 yards) ... Grabbed a 44-yarder in the latter contest ... His lone catch against UCF covered 52 yards, while his lone grab against Northern Illinois went for 30 yards and a touchdown ... Finished the Miami game with four catches for 98 yards and a score ... Rushed the ball six times for 39 yards ... Had four carries for 20 yards against Buffalo ... Solo efforts came against Northern Illinois (13 yards) and Kent State (six yards) ... Was unsuccessful in his only pass attempt, an option against Akron.

2002: Played in all 12 games, splitting time between the offense and punt return team ... Caught five passes for 39 yards ... Top effort came against Northeastern, when he snagged two balls, including a season-long 13-yarder ... Also had receptions at Pittsburgh, at Miami and at UCF ... Scored his first career touchdown on his only rush of the season, a seven-yard reverse at Kent State.

HIGH SCHOOL: Played at Hargrave Military Academy after graduating from Glenvar High School ... Caught 37 passes at Glenvar for 800 yards and 21 touchdowns ... Led the team with an average of 21.6 yards per reception ... Earned all-district, all-region and all-state honors, helping the Highlanders to a first-place finish and the district title.

PERSONAL: A sociology major ... Son of Louise Hackett ... Born on May 2, 1982.