Anthony Figueiredo will begin his third year on the WPI staff after a standout career at Worcester State. He will coach the defensive line. Figueiredo was a four-year starter at defensive end for the Lancers, earning All-New England Football Conference honors during his final year in 2006.
His senior campaign was highlighted by being named All-ECAC first team after registering 62 tackles including 6.5 sacks. Figueiredo graduated from Worcester State in May of 2007 with a degree in health education.