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Who is Antonio Pierce married to? All about his wife and children

Antonio Pierce is a former player and American football coach, currently serves as the interim head coach for the Las Vegas Raiders of the National Football League (NFL).

He played nine seasons as a linebacker in the NFL. He won a Super Bowl playing with the New York Giants in the 2007 season.

Pierce played college football for the Arizona Wildcats. He was signed by the Washington Redskins as an undrafted free agent, and later played for the Giants.

Antonio Pierce

Antonio Pierce Biography

Antonio Durran Pierce was born on October 26, 1978 in Long Beach, California.

Pierce played high school football at Paramount High School in Paramount, California.

He played two years of football at Mount San Antonio College in Walnut, California, before transferring to the University of Arizona.

As a senior at Arizona, he had three sacks, 77 tackles (ten for losses), two forced fumbles, one interception, and one blocked kick.

Pierce was not taken in the 2001 NFL Draft after his senior year at Arizona because many NFL scouts considered him too undersized to play linebacker in the NFL.

Here are some key points about Antonio Pierce’s professional career:

Undrafted free agent: He signed with the Washington Redskins in 2001 after playing college football at the University of Arizona.

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He had a breakout season in 2004, recording 114 tackles and two interceptions.

Super Bowl champion: He joined the New York Giants in 2005 and became the captain of their defense.

He won a Super Bowl with the Giants in 2007, defeating the New England Patriots. He made the Pro Bowl in 2006 and retired in 2010.

Sports analyst: He transitioned into a career in sports media and is now a prominent sports analyst for ESPN.

He has appeared in some TV shows and movies, such as Who Killed Soul Glow?, Cubed, and The NFL on CBS.

Interim head coach: He began coaching in 2014 at Long Beach Poly High School in California.

He then moved to Arizona State University, where he served as linebackers coach, associate head coach, defensive coordinator, and recruiting coordinator.

In 2022, he joined the Las Vegas Raiders as linebackers coach. In 2023, he was named interim head coach after Josh McDaniels was fired.

About Antonio Pierce Wife Jocelyn Pierce

Antonio Pierce

Who is Antonio Pierce married to?

Antonio Pierce’s wife is Jocelyn Pierce, a licensed real estate agent and former sports reporter.

They met in 2006 at an ESPN Fantasy Football Draft event and got married in 2008 in Maui, Hawaii.

She also supports her husband’s coaching career with the Las Vegas Raiders, where he is the interim head coach since 2023.

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Antonio Pierce Children

Pierce has seven children from different relationships. Here are their names and some information about them:

De’Andre Pierce: He is the eldest son of Antonio Pierce and his first wife, whose name is unknown.

He played college football as a safety at Boise State University and Arizona State University, where his father was a coach. He is now a recruiting assistant at Boise State.

Anthony Pierce: He is the second son of Antonio Pierce and his first wife.

He played college football as a cornerback at the University of Hawaii, but he retired for medical reasons in 2015. He stayed on the team as a student assistant.

Jayla Pierce: She is the daughter of Antonio Pierce and Jenevieve Makin, who was in a relationship with Pierce while he was playing for the Arizona Wildcats. She is a student at Long Beach Poly High School.

Ava Pierce: She is the daughter of Antonio Pierce and Jocelyn Maldonado, who is his current wife. She is a young girl who likes to dance and play with her siblings.

Antonio Pierce Jr.: He is the son of Antonio Pierce and Jocelyn Maldonado. He is a toddler who enjoys playing football with his father and brothers.

Carmelo Pierce: He is the son of Antonio Pierce and Jocelyn Maldonado. He is a baby boy who was born in 2022.

Mary Pierce: She is the daughter of Antonio Pierce and Jocelyn Maldonado. She is a baby girl who was born in 2023.

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