Rashard Anderson

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Not to be confused with Rashad Anderson.
Rashard Anderson
Date of birth (1977-06-14) June 14, 1977 (age 39)
Place of birth Forest, Mississippi
Career information
Position(s) Cornerback
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 205 lb (93 kg)
College Jackson State
NFL draft 2000 / Round: 1 / Pick 23
Career history
As player
2000–2001 Carolina Panthers
Career stats

Rashard Anderson (born June 14, 1977) is a former American football cornerback in the NFL who played for the Carolina Panthers. Anderson was selected by the Panthers in the first round (23rd overall) of the 2000 NFL Draft. In his first NFL season, he appeared in 12 games, recording 21 tackles. Anderson ended the 2001 season with 47 tackles and his only career interception in 15 games.

Anderson was suspended for a year by the NFL on May 23, 2002 for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy. The suspension was extended for the 2003 season after Anderson failed to meet the requirements for reinstatement. Anderson was finally reinstated by the NFL following the 2003 season, and the Panthers immediately released him.

In May 2005 Anderson signed a contract with the Calgary Stampeders of the Canadian Football League. However, Anderson was released in June 2005 when the Stampeders cut their roster to the 40-player regular-season limit.[1]


  1. ^ Pasquarelli, Len. "Anderson hoping for another chance". ESPN. Retrieved February 1, 2013.