Anthony Binswanger
Anthony  Binswanger


Pleasant Hill, Calif.

High School:
De La Sallle

Last College:
Diablo Valley CC

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 193



2006 (Junior):
Became the Herd's starting placekicker during the preseason...Connected on 5-of-13 field goals and 36-of-40 point after attempts...Made his first attempt - a 43-yard kick - in the season opener at West Virginia...Was 3-of-3 against UCF on ESPN2, including a season-long 50-yard field goal.

Junior College:
Last season at Diablo Valley he connected on nine of 12 field goals with a long of 51-yards in addition to making 26 of 27 extra point attempts...Played high school football at De La Salle where he helped his team win national championships in 2002 and 2003...Was a first-team All-Bay Valley Athletic League and first-team All-Contra Costa Times selection as a prep senior...Was tabbed as the No. 2 kicker on the West Coast by StudentSports.com and Insiders.com following his senior season.

Prior to Junior College:
Transferred to Diablo Valley from the University of California...Recorded 15 touchbacks from 73 kickoffs for the Golden Bears in 2004.

High School:
Was a four-year letterwinner at De La Salle High School in Concord, Calif....Member of the three-time High School National Champion football team...De La Salle also had nation's longest winning streak at 138 games...Rated by StudentSports.com and Scout.com as No. 2 kicker on the West Coast...Was a First Team All-Metro All-Star and All-BVAL selection, as well as a First Team All-Contra Costa Times pick as a kicker/punter.

Born May 20, 1985...Son of Walter and Louisa Binswanger...Has an older sister, Andrea, an older brother, Walter, and a younger brother, Michael...Majoring in counseling.