Anthony Salvatore Castonzo was born on August 9,1988 and is a former American football offensive tackle.
27 Facts About Anthony Castonzo
Anthony Castonzo played his entire 10-year professional career with the Indianapolis Colts of the National Football League.
Anthony Castonzo grew up in Hawthorn Woods, Illinois where his parents Shari and Bill family ran an Italian restaurant.
Anthony Castonzo has a brother Billy, and two sisters Kristyn and Carissa, and a cousin Nick who stars in partnerships for Disney.
Anthony Castonzo attended Fork Union Military Academy in Virginia, where he was a two-way tackle for the Blue Devils and saw action at the tight end spot, playing for Coach John Shuman.
Anthony Castonzo previously attended Lake Zurich High School in Lake Zurich, Illinois.
Anthony Castonzo did not have any major scholarship offers when he finished high school.
Anthony Castonzo subsequently received All-ACC Freshman honors by The Sporting News and Freshman All-American honors by the Football Writers Association of America.
Anthony Castonzo set the record for career starts with 54 straight at Boston College and was a Rhodes Scholar nominee in 2010.
Anthony Castonzo was the highest offensive linemen selected from Boston College since Gosder Cherilus in 2008.
Anthony Castonzo entered training camp slated as the starting left tackle after it was left vacant by the departure of Charlie Johnson to the Minnesota Vikings in free agency.
Anthony Castonzo allowed six sacks, 28 quarterback pressures, and received an overall grade of -2.8 from Pro Football Focus.
Anthony Castonzo's run blocking received a grade of +0.1 and his pass blocking was graded -0.5.
Anthony Castonzo remained the starting left tackle to begin the 2012 season.
Anthony Castonzo received a grade of +3.3 from Pro Football Focus that ranked him the 32nd best offensive tackle in the league.
Anthony Castonzo allowed only four sacks and was responsible for 62 quarterback pressures.
Anthony Castonzo's pass blocking grade ranked 56th among all offensive tackles in 2013.
In Week 11, Anthony Castonzo recorded his first career reception and touchdown, catching a one-yard pass from Andrew Luck.
Anthony Castonzo started all 16 games and played 1,115 snaps during the 2014 season, the most of any offensive lineman in the NFL.
Anthony Castonzo's pass blocking immensely improved as he received a grade +18.1 in pass blocking and -2.1 in run blocking.
Anthony Castonzo ranked sixth among all qualifying offensive tackles in pass blocking grade and an overall grade ranked 12th out of 86 qualifying offensive tackles.
Anthony Castonzo started ten games at left tackle before suffering a knee sprain and missing three games.
Anthony Castonzo received the 12th highest grade among 84 qualifying offensive tackles from Pro Football Focus in 2015.
On March 15,2020, Anthony Castonzo signed a two-year, $33 million contract extension with the Colts.
On December 30,2020, Anthony Castonzo had ankle surgery, and he was placed on injured reserve two days later.
On January 12,2021, Anthony Castonzo announced his retirement from the NFL.