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Tony Dorsett Son Anthony Dorsett Played In The NFL, Grandson And Family Of Former Footballer


Tony Dorsett is a former football running back and his son Anthony Dorsett is also a former defensive back at NFL.
Tony Dorsett is a former football running back and his son Anthony Dorsett is also a former defensive back at NFL. ( Source : bleacherreport )

Does Tony Dorsett Have A Son In The NFL? Tony Dorsett's son, Anthony, played defensive back for the NFL from 1996 to 2000. 

Tony is a former professional American football running back. He played for the Dallas Cowboys and Denver Broncos in the National Football League (NFL).

He played for the team for 11 seasons, from 1982 to 1987, winning the NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year. Tony was named into the Pro Football Hall of Fame and the College Football Hall of Fame.

The former football running back has won the Heisman Trophy, the Super Bowl, and the College National Championship.

Dorsett's tributes include a roadway near Heinz Field, the University of Pittsburgh's home stadium, and the football stadium at Hopewell High School in Aliquippa, Pennsylvania.

Does Tony Dorsett Have A Son In The NFL?

Tony Dorsett's son Anthony Dorsett is a former NFL defensive back and football player at the University of Pittsburgh from 1996 to 2003.

Anthony Dorsett was former NFL player. He was drafted by the Houston Oilers in the sixth round of the 1996 NFL Draft.
Anthony Dorsett was former NFL player. He was drafted by the Houston Oilers in the sixth round of the 1996 NFL Draft. ( Source : facebook )

He made Super Bowl appearances with the Tennessee Titans and Oakland Raiders. During the 1996 NFL Draft, the Houston Oilers selected Anthony in the sixth round.

Dorsett spent four seasons with the Oilers before they replaced their name with the Tennessee Titans and joined the Oakland Raiders in 2000.

On June 18, 2007, he was released from the Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League during training camp. The United Football League's Omaha Nighthawks signed him in 2010.

Who Is Tony Dorsett's Son, Anthony Dorsett?

Anthony Dorsett is a former defensive back in NFL. He was born to his parents, Tony Dorsett and Karen Casterlow on September 14, 1973, in Aliquippa, Pennsylvania.

Anthony played football for Pearce High School in Richardson, Texas, a suburb of Dallas, and college football at the University of Pittsburgh.

Anthony Dorsett is the son of Pro Football Hall of Fame running back Tony Dorsett.
Anthony Dorsett is the son of Pro Football Hall of Fame running back Tony Dorsett. ( Source : groganmanagement )

He is the son of running back Tony Dorsett, who was a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Anthony Dorsett was born in Tony's first year of college.

Anthony updates his social media profile by posting a photo of his son, he has also uploaded pictures of his wife.

Dorsett has three siblings, Jazmyn, Madison, and Mia. Jazmyn is an accomplished model and Madison is a digital creator and, like her father, is athletic.

Madison Dorsett and Mia Dorsett is Tony Dorsett's daughter from his first marriage with Janet Harmon.

Tony, Anthony's father, previously married Julie Simon, but the two divorced. After that, Tony began dating his then-girlfriend Karen Casterlowin, and the pair became parents to Anthony Dorsett.

Tony Dorsett Has Two Grandson

Tony Dorsett is the father of four children, Anthony Jazmyn, Madison, and Mia. 

Tony's son Anthony is 49 years old and he has a son named Hawke born on August 14, 2014. Tony's grandson Hawke is 8 years old and he is already into two sports: T-ball & soccer.

Tony Dorsett with his grandson Hawke.
Tony Dorsett with his grandson Hawke. ( Source : facebook )

Anthony posted a picture of his son on his social media profile. Jazmyn is also a proud mother of a son, Jrue. Tony's grandson Jrue was born on May 5, 2021.

Tony Dorsett's grandson Hawk has already participated in two sports: T-ball & soccer from his younger age.  He will soon achieve the same level of fame as his grandfather and have a great career ahead.

Talking about Tony's two daughters, Madison and Mia, they appear to be happy with their way of life and haven't married. Looking at their Instagram profile they seem to be focusing on their career.

Inside Tony Dorsett Family

Tony Dorsett was born to his parents, father Wes Dorsett, and mother Myrtle Dorsett in Aliquippa, Pennsylvania, northwest of Pittsburgh.

Tonny Dorsett with his mother Myrtle Dorsett in  in Aliquippa, Pennsylvania, northwest of Pittsburgh.
Tonny Dorsett with his mother Myrtle Dorsett in in Aliquippa, Pennsylvania, northwest of Pittsburgh. ( Source : newsinteractive )

He has six siblings and his elder brothers were outstanding football and track players. So, Anthony's siblings gave him the motivation to pursue football.

Tony's mother Myrtle Dorsett looked after the house and the children while his father Wes Dorsett worked in a steel mill. His family lived in Plan 11, a government-funded housing development. 

He is the uncle of Ty Law. He is a former American football cornerback who spent much of his time with the New England Patriots during his 15 seasons playing in the National Football League (NFL).

He attended Michigan for his college football career before being chosen by the Patriots in the first round of the 1995 NFL Draft.

His Married Life

Tonny Dorsett pictured with his wife Janet and three daughters.
Tonny Dorsett pictured with his wife Janet and three daughters. ( Source : playersbio )

Tony Dorsett and Janet Harmon got married in 2000 after their first meeting in the late 1990s. They were blessed with two daughters, Madison Dorsett and Mia Dorsett. Both children are highly athletic.

In addition, Harmon is Dorsett's second wife. Tony was previously married to Julie Simon. She worked as a nurse. The couple were together for four years and they don't have children. 

Tony has two children from his then-girlfriend Karen Casterlowin. His then-girlfriend Karen Casterlowin gave birth to his first son, Anthony Dorsett in 1973.

Jazmyn Dorsett, his first daughter, and second child from his girlfriend Karen Casterlowin was born in 1992. She works as a professional model.