|Date of birth:September 13, 1971|
|Place of birth: Olney, Maryland|
|College: Penn State|
|NFL Draft: 1993 / Round: 6 / Pick: 144|
|Debuted in 1993|
|Last played in 2004|
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Richard Darnell Anderson (born September 13, 1971) is a former American football Fullback who played 13 seasons in the National Football League for the New York Jets from 1994–2002 and the Dallas Cowboys from 2003-2004. He was selected to play in the Pro Bowl in 2001.
Anderson played college football at Penn State. While with the Nittany Lions, he had 1,756 rushing yards, 353 receiving yards, and 31 touchdowns. Anderson played high school football at Sherwood High School in Sandy Spring, Maryland.
NFL playing career
Anderson's main highlights with the Cowboys where when he threw a left-handed touchdown pass to Terry Glenn in a 2004 game against the Washington Redskins, and when he leaped 5 feet in the air over former Philadelphia Eagles cornerback Troy Vincent.
Due to a herniated disc neck injury, Anderson was released from the Cowboys on April 29, 2005. He officially retired after the 2005 season by signing a one-day contract with the New York Jets, the team that drafted him.
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After he retired, he joined the New York Jets coaching staff as an assistant wide receivers coach.
After the 2006 season, Anderson joined the Arizona Cardinals coaching staff as a wide receivers coach.
- "Richie Anderson Stats". ESPN. ESPN Internet Ventures. Retrieved 17 July 2014.
|Kansas City Chiefs Wide Receivers Coach