Anthony Anderson (American football)

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Anthony Anderson
No. 33
Running back
Personal information
Date of birth: (1956-09-27) September 27, 1956 (age 58)
Place of birth: Wilmington, Delaware
Career information
College: Temple
Debuted in 1979
Last played in 1983
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Rushing att-yards 24-123
Kick Returns-yards 20-297
Touchdowns 1
Stats at NFL.com

Anthony Eugene Anderson (born September 27, 1956 in Wilmington, Delaware) is a retired professional American football running back. He played for two seasons in the National Football League for the Pittsburgh Steelers, where he won a Super Bowl ring in Super Bowl XIV, and also played with the Atlanta Falcons. Anderson played for the Philadelphia Stars of the United States Football League in the 1983 season.[1][2]

Background[edit]

Anderson attended Thomas McKean High School[3] where he was a two-time All-Stater. In 1994, Anderson was inducted into the Delaware Sports Museum and Hall of Fame[4] and was also inducted into Temple University Hall of Fame.[2] Anderson was at the time the second leading ground-gainer in Temple football history. Anderson earned the All-East and All-American awards while at Temple.[2][5]

Personal[edit]

Anderson owns a construction company in Delaware and does motivational speaking engagements. Anderson had a small role in the made for TV movie, Fighting Back a story about Rocky Bleier. Anthony Anderson has a son named Anthony Brown who is a running back that plays football for Wesley College in Dover, Delaware.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Anthony Anderson". Just Sports Stats. 
  2. ^ a b c "Anthony Anderson". Owl Sports. 
  3. ^ "Anthony Anderson". Pro Football Reference. High School: Thomas McKean 
  4. ^ "Past Inductees". Delaware Sports Museum and Hall of Fame. 1994 Anthony Anderson 
  5. ^ "Anthony Anderson". Owl Sports. 

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