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|Born:||December 20, 1970|
|Height:||6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)|
|Weight:||286 lb (130 kg)|
|NFL Draft:||1994 / Round: 5 / Pick: 154|
|Career NFL statistics|
Anthony Lee Semple (born December 20, 1970 in Springfield, Illinois) is a former professional American football player who played guard for eight seasons for the Detroit Lions.
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He is currently the Offensive Line Coach at Hope College.
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