Matthew Anderson comes to Nebraska from Leesville High School in Louisiana, where he was a key member of an offensive line that helped Leesville win 23 games over his junior and senior seasons.
Anderson helped Leesville to a 13-1 record as a senior, when the Wampus Cats posted a perfect regular season for the first time in school history and advanced to the semifinals of Louisiana Class 4A state playoffs for the first time in more than 20 years. Anderson was recognized as a first-team all-district selection following his senior season. Anderson, who helped Leesville to a 10-2 record as a junior, also played tennis for the Wampus Cats and was captain of the chess team.
Anderson is rated as a three-star prospect and is listed among the top 75 offensive tackles in the country by 247 Sports. He held offers from Louisiana Tech, Louisiana and Western Kentucky, among others.