Anthony  Anderson

36Anthony Anderson

RS Senior

Knoxville, Tenn.

High School:
Austin East

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 185


Career Statistics


  • Games/Starts:12/0
  • Played in all 12 games on special teams, as reserve receiver
  • Made five special teams tackles
  • First-career catch on a fake punt 5-yard pass from Michael Palardy at #2 Alabama (10/22)
  • Three special teams tackles and downed a punt at the 1-yard line against #1 LSU (10/15)

  • Saw first college action as a receiver vs. Montana (9/3)
  • Converted DB, moved to receiver in late August(9/3)
  • Did not have a catch in opener vs. Montana
  • Two catches for 16 yards and a TD catch in final scrimmage

  • Games/Starts: 13/0
  • Played in 13 game and saw action in all but one quarter
  • Led team with 13 special teams tackles
  • Ranked 13th on the Vols with a career-high 26 tackles
  • Returned first career INT 17 yards while matching a career high with five tackles and recording a pass breakup vs. Mississippi

  • Originally set career-high five tackles against UAB in week four
  • First PBU of the season came at Memphis to force a Tigers punt and contributed three tackles
  • Notched four tackles in season opener versus UT Martin
  • Handled punt return duties vs. Vanderbilt and returned two for one yard
  • Games/Starts: 12/1
  • The Knoxville native saw action in all but Auburn game, earning first career starting spot at cornerback against Vanderbilt
  • Finished season with nine tackles, including career-high four against Memphis

  • Also forced one fumble versus Tigers.

  • Games/Starts: 2/0
  • Made appearances against UAB and Mississippi State

  • Also started at defensive back in junior varsity win over Hargrave (Va.) Military Academy, contributing one tackle.
  • Redshirted
High School
  • PrepStar All-Southeast Region
  • Nominated for Wendy's Heisman Award
  • Knoxville News Sentinel All-PrepXtra as wide receiver and defensive back
  • 48 catches as senior for 1,010 yards and 14 touchdowns
  • On defense, recorded 67 tackles, two fumble recoveries and six interceptions
  • Three-year offensive and defensive starter
  • Freshman and sophomore teams both finished 13-1 and advanced to third playoff round
  • Point guard for basketball team
  • Father, Sam, is four-time Tennessee High School Coach of the Year and currently Senior Director of Community and Neighborhood Services for City of Knoxville.
  • Coach at Austin-East High School - Kwayu Graham.
  • Full name Anthony A. Anderson

Career Highs
  • Receptions - 1 at Alabama, 10/22/11
  • Tackles - 5 vs. Mississippi, 11/13/10 & vs. UAB, 9/25/10
  • Passes Defended - 2 vs. Mississippi, 11/13/10 & vs. Memphis, 11/7/09


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