Biography: Two-year starter who began in his college career at Cincinnati. Senior totals included 37/5/2.5 in nine games. Posted 30/10.5/8 as a junior.
Positives: Undersized yet athletic college defensive end who makes plays in every direction of the field. Moves well on his feet, uses his hands to protect himself and fluid getting out to the flanks to chase down ball-carriers. Plays with good pad level, easily redirects to the action, and loses little momentum changing direction. Works his hands to protect himself, gets underneath opponents and plays with good balance. Tough and works hard to get off blocks.
Negatives: Must take wide angle angles around blockers. Easily knocked off balance by the first block or engulfed by opponents. Marginal skill in pursuit.
Analysis: Anderson has been relatively productive the past two seasons at Michigan State yet has size limitations. Offers potential as a nickel pass rusher or occasionally stood over tackle in a 3-4 alignment.
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