Defensive Lineman
Height: 6'5"
Weight: 280
Year: Senior
Hometown: Blythewood, S.C.
High School: Blythewood HS
Experience: 2 Letters


An impressive physical presence along the defensive line ... has played tackle and end ... played tackle in 2009, but moved to anchor (strong-side end) in 2010 ... moved back to defensive tackle in the spring of 2011 ... penciled in at defensive end in the spring.

As a Junior (2011): Did not see game action ... injured during the preseason and ended up utilizing his redshirt season.

As a Sophomore (2010): Started all 13 games at anchor ... made a career-high five tackles against Navy (9/6) and combined on a tackle for loss ... tied that career-high with five tackles against FIU (9/25), including a career-best two tackles for loss ... had four stops against Clemson (10/16), including one TFL ... made one tackle against Miami (11/6) ... recorded two tackles against Virginia (11/13) ... had his first career sack against Florida State (11/20) and finished with three tackles ... followed with another sack against NC State (11/27) for a loss of 10 yards.

As a Freshman (2009): Played as a reserve defensive tackle in the final six games ... saw his first action vs. Virginia (10/17) ... had one tackle in each of the final three games.

At Blythewood High School: A highly regarded defensive lineman ... ranked No. 60 nationally among strongside defensive ends by ... also a member of the 2008 South Carolina Postseason Top 35 ... ranked No. 80 nationally among DEs by ... ranked No. 124 nationally among defensive ends by Scouts, Inc. ... member of the SuperPrep South Carolina Top 46 ... a 2008 third-team all-state selection after posting 51 tackles, including two sacks, nine quarterback hurries, two forced fumbles, one fumble recovery and one blocked kick ... played in the 2008 Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas (SC vs. NC) ... also considered Clemson, Georgia Tech and South Carolina ... coached by Geremy Saitz.

Personal: Born in Columbia, S.C. ... parents are Sandra and James Richardson ... member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes ... majoring in American studies.

Anderson's Career Statistics
2009 6-01230.5-10.0-00000-0
2010 13-13814225.5-152.0-111000-0
2011Didnot play

Career Highs
Tackles - 5 (twice: vs. FIU, 9/25/10; vs. Navy, 9/6/10)
Solo Tackles - 2 (twice: vs. Clemson, 10/16/10; vs. Navy, 9/6/10)
TFL- 2.0 (vs. FIU, 9/25/10)
Sacks - 1.0 (vs. NC State 11/27/10; vs. FSU, 11/20/10)
Forced Fumbles - 1 (vs. Navy, 9/6/10)

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