#16 BJ Anderson


Class Junior
Height 6'1"
Weight 190
Hometown Andalusia, Ala.
High School Andalusia

Student-Athlete Features

VUCommodores.com — From Andalusia to Anchor Down

As a Redshirt Freshman (2019)
• Appeared in all 12 games
• Earned nine starting assignments at cornerback opposite prep teammate Allan George
• 25 tackles (19 solo) and two defensed passes
• Career high with five tackles in win over No. 21 Missouri
• Four stops including a tackle for loss at Florida
• Pass breakups in consecutive game vs. LSU and Northern Illinois

As a Freshman (2018)
• Four games played in defensive secondary and special teams
• One of 12 true freshmen to participate during the season
• First collegiate appearance came in win at Arkansas

The Anderson File
• Prepped at Andalusia (Ala.)
• Three-star prospect from Rivals and 247Sports
• Lettered in football, basketball, track and field
• Senior captain
• Seven interceptions, 65 receptions, 1,297 receiving yards and 15 touchdowns as senior
• Led team to back-to-back regional titles in 2016-17
• 2017 all-state
• 2017 all-region
• National Honor Society
• Full name is Bridges Dale Anderson Jr.
• Born in Mobile, Ala.• Son of Victoria and Bridges Anderson
• Both parents work in education
• One older sister, Amber
• Prep teammates with Vanderbilt’s Allan George and Will Clark
• Majoring in sociology

Career Highs
Total Tackles:
5, vs. Missouri, 10/19/2019
Solo Tackles: 4, (2x) last vs. Missouri, 10/19/2019