Colin Anderson - Football - Vanderbilt University Athletics

#18 Colin Anderson


Class Senior
Height 6'2"
Weight 224
Hometown Florence, Ala.
High School Brooks

As a Redshirt Sophomore (2019)
Did not see action after suffering preseason injury
• Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholar

As a Redshirt Freshman (2018)
• SEC Academic Honor Roll
• Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholar
• Eight games played at inside linebacker
• Missed action during season due to foot injury
• First collegiate start came in season-opening win over Middle Tennessee
• Season-high three tackles, including 10-yard quarterback sack
• Solo tackle at Kentucky

As a Freshman (2017)
• Did not see action

The Anderson File
• Prepped at Brooks (Ala.)
• Consensus three-star prospect
• Senior captain
• Multi-year letter-winner in football, track and field
• Two-year starter at linebacker for two-time north Alabama regional champions
• Led team to 9-3 record and second round of 5A state playoffs as senior
• TimesDaily (Florence, Ala.) All-Decade linebacker
• 56 tackles, 14.5 tackles for loss, three quarterback sacks and three forced fumbles as senior
• 78 tackles, 17 tackles for loss, four sacks as junior
• Led Brooks to 11 wins and 4A state semifinals as a junior
• 2016 all-region
• 2015 all-state
• 2015 regional defensive player of the year
• 2014 all-county as sophomore at Fairhope (Ala.)
• Standout sprinter on track team
• High academic achiever
• Full name is Colin Christopher Anderson
• Son of Charlie and Jennifer Anderson
• Father works in biotechnology sales
• Two brothers, Quinn and Kael
• Brother, Kael, played collegiately at Notre Dame
• Grandfather is member of Grambling Basketball Hall of Fame
• Majoring in communication of science and technology

Career Highs
Solo Tackles: 3, vs. Middle Tennessee, 9/1/2018
Total Tackles: 3, vs. Middle Tennessee, 9/1/2018