2010: Played in each of the first six games, including three starts at right tackle… During that time, was part of an offensive line that paved the way for a pair of individual 100-yard rushing performances… Sustained an ankle injury in game at Pittsburgh (10/17) and was placed on injured reserve on October 20.
2009: Saw action in five games with one start for the 49ers before being placed on injured reserve on October 26 with a shoulder injury.
2008: Started all 16 games at right tackle and did not miss an offensive snap… Helped pave the way for the Jaguars to rush for a season-high 236 rushing yards at Indianapolis (9/21), a game in which the unit also did not allow a sack.
2007: Started 15 games at right tackle… Part of an offensive line that led a running game which topped the AFC and ranked second in the NFL with an average of 149.4 rushing yards per game… Helped offense rush for 244 yards on 26 carries (9.4 avg.) against Houston (10/4)… The total marked the highest single-game average in franchise history… Member of offensive line that helped quarterback David Garrard set a single-season franchise record passer rating of 102.2 and highest completion percentage of 64.0.
2006: Started all 16 games at right tackle… Part of an offensive line that allowed a Ravens franchise-low 17 sacks, breaking the previous mark of 35 allowed in 2004… Helped the team rank second in the NFL for fewest sacks allowed.
2005: Appeared in all 16 games with seven starts at right tackle… Made his first career start, vs. Pittsburgh (11/20)… Part of an offensive line that helped Ravens quarterbacks complete a franchise-record 59.6 percent of their passes… Helped Baltimore rush for a season-high 182 yards against Green Bay (12/19) when they also did not yield a sack.
2004: Played in six games, all in a reserve role… Saw action on special teams at Cleveland (9/12) and against Cincinnati (12/5)… Inactive for 10 contests.
2003: Missed the entire 2003 season on injured reserve with a hand injury suffered in training camp.
NFL Europa: Allocated to the Cologne Centurions of NFL Europa in 2003.
College: Started 47 games at right tackle at the University of Illinois (1999-2002)… Two-time first-team All-Big Ten honoree… Started every game as a senior for an offense that gained 5,356 yards… Earned first-team All-Big Ten honors and Academic All-Big Ten accolades as a senior and was selected first-team All-Big Ten as a junior… Moved into starting lineup as a freshman… Redshirted in 1998… Graduated with degree in history with a minor in political science.
Personal: Born Anthony George Pashos and attended Lockport (Illinois) High School… Played offensive tackle and led team to IHSA Class 6A playoff berth as a senior… Selected second-team all-state by the Chicago Tribune and received first-team all-area honors from the Star and Herald News… Earned nine varsity letters, including four in football, three in track and two in powerlifting… Earned MVP honors in Rudy's 1997 Powerlifting meet, breaking the meet record for the dead-lift at 660 pounds and total weight at 1,610 pounds… Helped Illinois college teammates conduct the 7th-inning stretch at Wrigley Field in 2002… Selected by his teammates as the 2008 Byron “Whizzer” White Award for his community service… Is a huge advocate for special needs children, particularly autism and is a board member for HEAL (Healing Every Autistic Life)… He is the son of Greek immigrants and enjoys studying Greek mythology… Speaks three languages (Greek, English and German)… Is a certified real estate agent after completing classes in 2004… Interests include politics, as he would like to run for office when he is done playing football… Married.
The Cleveland Browns had four offensive linemen start all 16 games during the 2011 season.
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