Coach Newman is widely regarded as the greatest high school football player in Oregon history out of Beaverton High School. As a senior, he was an All-State running back and named Offensive Player of the Year and Kodak 1st team All-American. Anthony was also an accomplished baseball player, drafted by the Toronto Blue Jays his senior year of high school. Anthony ultimately chose football and starred at the University of Oregon, playing a leading role transforming the Ducks from perennial Pac-12 doormats to a title contender, and laying the foundation for the powerhouse program that now exists in Eugene. Anthony finished his senior year earning 1st team All-Pac 10 and All-American honors. Anthony was inducted into the University of Oregon Athletic Hall of Fame in 2006.
After being drafted in the second round of the 1988 draft, Anthony went on to play 12 stellar seasons as an NFL defensive back with the Los Angeles Rams, New Orleans Saints, and Oakland Raiders.
Anthony is a football analyst for 1080 The Fan during Oregon Duck football season. He's also the defensive coordinator at Central Catholic High School in Portland, OR, helping the team to two consecutive State Football Championships in 2013 and 2014.