Anthony Munoz Speaker Profile
Former Cincinnati Bengals player
Anthony Munoz Biography
Anthony Muñoz, a 6-6, 278-pound offensive tackle, was the first-round pick of the Cincinnati Bengals and the third player selected overall in the 1980 NFL Draft. Some considered the pick a risk because of multiple knee injuries and the fact that he played only one full game his senior year at the University of Southern California. But as the two-time All-America lineman (1978-1979) proved, the concerns were unnecessary.
An exceptional straight-on blocker, Muñoz was agile, quick, and strong. He had great foot quickness and agility necessary to block quick defensive ends. Considered by many to be the premier tackle during his 13-seasons of play, he started 164 of 168 games from 1980-1990.
An all-around athlete, he even caught seven passes and scored four touchdowns on tackle eligible plays. His stalwart play was the key to the success that propelled Cincinnati to three AFC Central Division titles and two AFC championships (1981 and 1988).
The recipient of virtually every possible honor, Anthony was elected to 11 consecutive Pro Bowls and was named All-Pro 11 straight times from 1981 through 1991. He was named the NFL Offensive Lineman of the Year in 1981, 1987, and 1988 and the NFL Players Association Lineman of the Year in 1981, 1985, 1988, and 1989.
Always in top-notch condition, Muñoz missed only three games due to injury. His rigorous workout routine included working out in the weight room he had installed in his home and running three to four miles every day. He set high personal standards and worked tirelessly to achieve them.
Born August 19, 1958, in Ontario, California, Muñoz was too big to play Pop Warner football as a youth. Instead, he concentrated on becoming an excellent baseball player. Eventually, as a college sophomore, he pitched for USC’s national championship team in 1978. By then, however, it was clear that his size and his talents were more suited for football.
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Posted on 24 June 2015 | 11:10 pm
Pro Football Hall of Famer Anthony Munoz was selected to be the keynote speaker at a very exclusive event taking place at a NFL Prep Academy at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania that took place June 17-20. This event was only open by invite only to the student athletes and their families, and focused on talks that emphasized character, hard work, leadership, community...[Read More]
Posted on 2 October 2013 | 4:05 pm
Cincinnati Bengals great Anthony Munoz will be hosting the Super Bowl XLVII Hall Of Fame Luncheon at the National WW II Museum in New Orleans on Friday, February 1, 2013. The Pro Football Hall of Fame Merlin Olsen Luncheon will give up to 250 guests the opportunity to meet members of the Pro Football Hall of Fame in a very intimate environment. Proceeds serve to benefit the Pro...[Read More]
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