Anthony Gonzalez

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Anthony Gonzalez
Anthony Gonzalez, official portrait, 116th Congress 2.jpg
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 16th district
Assumed office
January 3, 2019
Preceded byJim Renacci
Personal details
Born (1984-09-18) September 18, 1984 (age 37)
Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Elizabeth Gonzalez
Children2
EducationOhio State University (BA)
Stanford University (MBA)
WebsiteHouse website

Football career
No. 11
Position:Wide Receiver
Personal information
Height:6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight:193 lb (88 kg)
Career information
High school:Cleveland (OH) St. Ignatius
College:Ohio State
NFL Draft:2007 / Round: 1 / Pick: 32
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Receptions:99
Receiving yards:1,307
Receiving touchdowns:7
Player stats at NFL.com

Anthony Gonzalez (born September 18, 1984) is an American politician and former professional football player. A member of the Republican Party, he is serving as the U.S. Representative for Ohio's 16th congressional district in the United States House of Representatives since 2019 and was reelected in 2020.[1]

Anthony Gonzalez played college football for Ohio State University and played in the National Football League (NFL) for the Indianapolis Colts.

Football career[change | change source]

Anthony Gonzalez played football in college for Ohio State University. In his last season at Ohio State he scored 8 touchdowns. Gonzalez then joined the Indianapolis Colts in the NFL. In his second season he was injured for eight weeks.[2] Anthony went to the Super Bowl in 2010 but did not win.

Political career[change | change source]

Anthony Gonzalez ran for the United States House of Representatives seat in Ohio's 16th congressional district in 2018 as a Republican. Gonzalez won the election. On January 13, 2021 Gonzalez voted with nine Republicans and all the Democrats in the House of Representatives to impeach Donald Trump a second time.[3] Many people did not like this and he was asked to resign by Jane Timken.[4]

Election history[change | change source]

Republican primary results
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Anthony Gonzalez 34,056 53.06
Republican Christina Hagan 26,185 40.79
Republican Michael Grusenmeyer 3,946 6.15
Total votes 64,187 100
Ohio's 16th congressional district, 2018
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Anthony Gonzalez 170,029 56.7
Democratic Susan Moran Palmer 129,681 43.3
Total votes 299,710 100.0
Republican hold

References[change | change source]

  1. "Republican Anthony Gonzalez reelected to Ohio's 16th Congressional District seat". News5Cleveland.com. Archived from the original on November 21, 2020. Retrieved 2020-11-21.
  2. "Colts WR Gonzalez could miss up to eight weeks; Baskett signs". Nfl.com.
  3. Rep. Anthony Gonzalez [@RepAGonzalez] (January 13, 2021). "See my full statement on impeachment below. t.co/pBBYRI2RUP" (Tweet). Archived from the original on January 15, 2021. Retrieved January 23, 2021 – via Twitter.
  4. "Jane Timken, ex-Ohio GOP chair running for Senate, calls on Gonzalez to resign for voting to impeach Trump". Retrieved 2 March 2021.