Anthony Patch enters his 22nd season with the Philadelphia Eagles. He was named the team's senior director of college scouting in 2016.
In his role, Patch works with the scouting staff in draft preparation and is responsible for evaluating top players across the entire country.
Prior to being named to his current position, Patch previously held the titles of director of college scouting (2012-15), assistant director of college scouting (2010-11) and West Coast Area scout (2003-9). He originally joined the Eagles as a college scouting coordinator in 2002.
Patch began working in the NFL in 2001 as an intern in the Miami Dolphins' personnel department. During that time, he also assisted the team's legal counsel with positional market analysis for contract research.
Patch was a four-year player at defensive line and linebacker at Carroll College (Helena, Montana) where he earned a degree in finance. He went on to earn an MBA from the University of Montana in 2001.
A product of Ronan (MT) High School, Patch and his wife, Rikki, have three daughters: Samantha, Addison, and Breann.