Anthony Binswanger
Anthony Binswanger

Player Profile


High School:
De La Salle HS

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 195




A talented walk-on from nearby De La Salle HS, Binswanger served as Cal's primary kickoff specialist last fall and is in line to fill the same role again this season ... also a contender for place kicking duties ... 2004 ... kicked off 73 of Cal's 74 attempts during the regular season, producing 15 touchbacks and improving as the year wore on ... missed the Holiday Bowl due to a hamstring injury ... 2003 ... redshirted.

High School/Personal: Named first team All-Bay Valley Athletic League and first team All-Contra Costa Times as a senior ... also earned first team all-metro and tabbed the No. 2 kicker on the West Coast by and ... was part of De La Salle team that claimed national championships in 2002 and '03 ... as a senior, was 4-for-6 in field goal attempts with a long of 48 yards, and 60-of-62 in extra-point tries ... also boomed 78% of his kickoffs into the end zone ... top high school game may have come in Hawaii as a senior, when he was 7-for-7 in touchbacks and drilled a 44-yard field goal that helped De La Salle to a victory over St. Louis HS ... lettered three years in soccer at De La Salle, earning first team all-league honors ... played on U.S. Soccer Olympic Development Team, touring in Hungary, France and Malta ... lists paint-balling, fishing, hunting and water sports among his hobbies ... parents are Walter Binswanger and Louisa Garaventa ... born May 20, 1985 in Walnut Creek, CA ... intended American studies major