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Tony Fiammetta biography

Date of birth : 1986-08-22
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Kaneohe, Hawaii
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2010-11-02
Credited as : Football player NFL, fullback for the Panthers, Super Bowl/NFL Draft player

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Placido Anthony "Tony" Fiammetta is an American football fullback for the Carolina Panthers. He was selected by the Panthers with the 28th pick in the 4th round of the 2009 NFL Draft (128th overall). He formerly played college football as a fullback in the Big East Conference for the Syracuse Orange at Syracuse University.

Selected by Carolina in the fourth round (128th overall) of the 2009 NFL Draft (4/26/09).

Played in 10 games with two starts...Inactive for six games...Appeared primarily as a reserve fullback and on special teams...Vs. Buffalo (11/25): Made first career start in place of an injured Brad Hoover.


Played in 45 games with 18 starts at fullback for Syracuse...Completed career with 16 rushes for 89 yards and 28 receptions for 202 yards and one touchdown...Earned reputation as a fierce blocker, making 108 knockdown blocks and 11 touchdown-resulting blocks during final two seasons...2008 (Sr.): Played in 12 games with 10 starts while serving as team captain...Gained 66 yards on five carries, including a career-long 58-yard run against Connecticut...Recorded 16 catches for 127 yards and one touchdown...Responsible for touchdown-resulting block on seven of the Orange's 11 rushing scores...Produced a team-high 69 knockdown blocks...2007 (Jr.): Played in 11 games with eight starts...Carried three times for eight yards...Had 12 receptions for 75 yards...Accounted for 39 knockdown blocks, including four that led to touchdowns...2006 (So.): Played in 12 games as a reserve fullback...Tallied 15 yards on eight attempts...2005 (Fr.): Played in 10 games on the punt coverage unit...2004: Redshirted as a true freshman.

Attended Walkersville (Md.) HS...Majored in history at Syracuse.

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