Fyn

Anderson

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Defensive Lineman
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 305
Year: Senior
Hometown: Lincoln, Neb.
High School: Southeast
Major: Business Administration

Bio

Honors and Awards
» Academic All-Big Ten (2017, 2018)
» Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2015, 2016, 2018; Spring 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019)

» Brook Berringer Citizenship Team (2016, 2017, 2018, 2019)
» Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2016, 2017, 2018, 2019)

2019 Season Outlook
A Lincoln native, Fyn Anderson has worked his way up the depth chart as he enters his senior season. A walk-on, Anderson added depth to the Husker defensive line in his first three seasons but did not appear in a game. He made his career debut as a junior last year and recorded his first career tackle.

Off the field, Anderson is a two-time Academic All-Big Ten honoree who graduated with a degree in finance in May of 2019. He earned seven appointments to the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll as an undergraduate. Anderson has also been a member of the Brook Berringer and Tom Osborne Citizenship in each of his first four years in recognition of his commitment to community outreach.

2018 (Junior)
Anderson added depth to the Husker defensive line and made his career debut in Nebraska's win over Bethune-Cookman, recording his first career tackle. In addition to his appearance against Bethune-Cookman, Anderson was also a member of Nebraska's travel roster at Wisconsin, Northwestern and Iowa.

2017 (Sophomore)
Anderson contributed depth to the defensive line but did not appear in a game.

2016 (Redshirt Freshman)
Anderson added depth at defensive tackle, but did not play in a game. 

2015 (Redshirt)
Anderson redshirted and worked on the scout team in his first season in Lincoln.

Before Nebraska (Lincoln Southeast HS)
Anderson started for three seasons at Lincoln Southeast High School for Coach Ryan Gottula. Anderson helped the Knights to state playoff appearances in 2012 and 2013.

In addition to his play on the offensive line, Anderson had 31 tackles and two sacks as a senior. He earned honorable-mention Class A all-state accolades from the Omaha World-Herald and Lincoln Journal Star.

Anderson also earned honorable-mention all-state recognition as a junior when the Knights reached the state playoffs behind Anderson's dominant blocking. Anderson also started in 2012, when Southeast posted a 9-2 record and reached the state quarterfinals. Anderson also had offers from Cornell, Holy Cross, Drake and San Diego.

Personal
Fyn was born on Sept. 26, 1996, and is the son of Rennae and Russell Anderson. He graduated with his degree in finance in May of 2019. Anderson has volunteered his time with the Nebraska Football Road Race, the People’s City Mission, Kids Against Hunger and with local hospital visits.

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