Born: April 4, 1988 – Bakersfield, California
2019: Years as a Lion: 2nd Years in CFL: 5th Status: International
Career Games: 50 Playoffs: 2 Grey Cup: 0
Anthony signed as a free agent with the Lions on February 13, 2018.
2018: Anthony was a dominant performer for the Leos in 2018 en route to earning a spot as a West Division All-Star. The veteran defensive back recorded 54 defensive tackles across 18 games and tied for the CFL lead with five interceptions. Anthony touched pay dirt for the second time in his career during the Lions’ victory against the Alouettes in Montreal on September 14. He had three defensive stops during the East Division Semi-Final against the Hamilton Tiger-Cats.
2017: Anthony appeared in two games for the Ottawa RedBlacks, recording four tackles.
2015-2016: Anthony began his CFL career with the Toronto Argonauts in 2015. Across two seasons with the Double Blue, Anthony had 91 defensive tackles, five special teams stops and six interceptions.
2010-2013: Orange signed with the Arizona Cardinals as an undrafted free agent in 2010. While in Arizona, Orange appeared in 18 games where he recorded 67 tackles, one fumble recovery, one interception and returned 14 kicks for 356 yards. Jefferson landed in Minnesota in 2012 and appeared in 25 games across two seasons with the Vikings. He recorded 39 tackles, one interception, one fumble recovery, and 41 return yards on two kickoffs for the Vikings.
CFL All-Star: 2018
West Division All-Star: 2018
2006-2009: Anthony was a very productive player during his four years at Fresno State University. Orange recorded 108 tackles, one forced fumble, and returned 83 kickoffs for 2,440 yards and three touchdowns in 39 career games.
Anthony graduated in 2010 from Fresno State University, exiting with a degree in Public Relations. He cites intercepting Michael Vick to ensure a victory for the Arizona Cardinals in 2011 as his most memorable moment on the football field. In 2011, he co-founded a company called Athletes 1st LLC, which is a review platform for current college athletes which provides in-depth information for every university in the United States. Anthony is an adrenaline junkie and lists skydiving, scuba diving, white water rafting and traveling as some of his favourite things to do away from football. Dogs are a passion for Orange and he particularly enjoys training them.