Anthony returns for his senior season with the Wildcats and is one of the top returners in the Big Sky this season. For the third straight season Anthony will serve as one of the Wildcat team captains. He led the conference and was third in the nation in tackles in 2012. In three years at Weber State he has played in 30 career games and had 242 career tackles. He enters the season needing 32 more tackles to move into the WSU career top 10. Also needs 26 more assisted tackles to make the top 10 list.
Anthony was named to the Big Sky Conference Preseason All-Conference team, the only Wildcat named to the list. Has also earned several preseason All-American honors, including being named to the College Sports Journal Preseason All-American Third Team. He was also named to the Phil Steele FCS Preseason All-American Fourth Team.
2012 (Junior) Served as one of the Wildcat team captains and started nine of 11 games during the season...Earned Second Team Big Sky All-Conference honors at linebacker...Led the Big Sky and was third in the nation in tackles per game at 12.0...Averaged 13.9 tackles per game in seven Big Sky Conference games played...Missed the first and last games of the season due to injuries...Recorded 108 total tackles on the season with 48 unassisted and 60 assisted tackles...Had 10 or more tackles in six of nine games on the year...Recorded a career-high 23 tackles in WSU’s loss to Montana on Nov. 3...The 23 tackles was the most by a Wildcat in a game in 11 years and tied for the sixth most in school history...Also had 17 tackles against Cal Poly and 16 against Eastern Washington, both nationally ranked teams...Had 9.5 tackles for loss on the year for a total of 26 yards...Averaged 1.06 tackles for loss per game, 17th best in the Big Sky...Also recorded one fumble recovery, one quarterback hurry and a half a sack during the season.
2011 (Sophomore) Started in all 11 games for the Wildcats during the season...Earned Honorable Mention Big Sky All-Conference honors at linebacker...Finished third in the Big Sky in tackles at 10.5 per game...Recorded 115 total tackles during the season with 79 assisted and 36 unassisted...Recorded double digits in tackles in eight of 11 games...Had a career-high 14 tackles in WSU’s Homecoming win over Idaho State Oct. 15...Was ninth in the conference in tackles for loss with 10 for an average of 0.91 per game...Had 2.5 in the win over Idaho State...Also recorded two sacks, one at Utah State and one against Montana State and had one forced fumble and two quarterback hurries...Recorded his first career interception in the season-ending win at Portland State and returned that interception 25 yards.
2010 (Freshman) Played ten games as a red shirt freshman for the Wildcats and started one game...Recorded 19 total tackles on the year with 10 unassisted and nine assisted...Had a season-high eight tackles at Sacramento State, including one tackle for loss.
2009 Sat out the season as a red shirt after signing with the Wildcats in February 2009.
Edmond Memorial High School Played for Coach Mark Walker at Edmond Memorial in Edmond, Okla...Was the two-time team Defensive Player of the Year...Two-time All-State and All-Big City...Was the 2008 District Player of the Year...Named as one of the state’s “Top 50” players by Rivals.com...Three-year starter, and team captain his senior year...Was a highly skilled high school wrestler and was the 2008-09 state 165-pound wrestling champion.
Personal Full name is Anthony David Morales...Was born Aug. 27, 1990...Loves snowboarding and plans to get better while living in Utah.