Tony Semple

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Tony Semple
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Position: Guard
Personal information
Born: (1970-12-20) December 20, 1970 (age 47)
Springfield, Illinois
Height: 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Weight: 286 lb (130 kg)
Career information
College: Memphis
NFL Draft: 1994  / Round: 5 / Pick: 154
Career history

As Player:

As Coach:

Career NFL statistics
Games Played: 112
Games Started: 47

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. [1]

Springfield, Illinois Capital of Illinois

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He is currently the Offensive Line Coach at Hope College.

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Hope College is a private, Christian liberal arts college in Holland, Michigan. It opened in 1851 as the Pioneer School by Dutch immigrants four years after the community was first settled. The first freshman college class matriculated in 1862 and Hope received its state charter in 1866. Hope College is affiliated with the Reformed Church in America and it retains a Christian atmosphere. The school's 125 acres (0.195 sq mi) campus is adjacent to the downtown commercial district and has been shared with Western Theological Seminary since 1884.

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