Honors & Awards
Off the field, Anderson earned his degree in child, youth and family sciences in August of 2014. He is playing his senior season as a graduate.
Anderson made three tackles each against Southern Miss and UCLA in non-conference play, then had a strong performance against South Dakota State. Anderson made 10 tackles against the Jackrabbits after entering the game with 10 career tackles. He also had his first career sack in the fourth quarter.
Anderson posted a career-high 11 tackles against Minnesota’s power running attack. He had a strong game at Michigan with six tackles, including five solo stops, and also had a career-high two sacks for 15 yards. He tied for the team lead with eight stops against Michigan State, including a tackle for loss. Anderson closed the regular season with six tackles against Iowa and made four tackles, including three solo stops, in the Gator Bowl.
2012 (Medical Hardship)
Before Nebraska (Riverside CC)
Anderson was a playmaker at linebacker, finishing 2011 with 95 tackles, including 19 tackles for loss, 6.5 sacks, two forced fumbles, two pass breakups and a fumble recovery. In his final game at Riverside, Anderson had 12 tackles, 4.5 tackles for loss, 3.5 sacks and forced two fumbles in a 31-14 bowl victory over Saddleback Junior College. For his play in 2011, Anderson was named a JC Gridwire All-American and the National Division East Conference Defensive Player of the Year. In 2010, Anderson had 92 tackles, 17 tackles for loss and nine sacks to earn second-team all-conference honors.
A native of Philadelphia, Pa., Anderson starred at Frankford High School where he was a first-team All-Philadelphia Public selection in his senior season. He was the first Pennsylvania native to sign with Nebraska since 1999. Anderson was regarded as the top junior college linebacker prospect and No. 13 overall JUCO player by Rivals.com, while JC Gridiron.com named him as one of its "Dirty Dozen" Outside Linebackers. Anderson only visited Nebraska but had numerous scholarship offers, including Texas Tech, Mississippi State and Kentucky.
Anderson's Career Stats
*-Anderson was awarded a medical hardship for the 2012 season
» Tackles - 11 at. Minnesota (2013)
» Solo Tackles - 6 vs. SDSU (2013), at Minnesota (2013)
» Tackles for Loss - 2 vs. Southern Miss. (2013), at Michigan (2013)
» Sacks - 2 at Michigan (2013)
» Pass Break-Ups - 1 at Penn State (2013)