BJ Anderson - Football - Vanderbilt University Athletics

#26 BJ Anderson Season 2022-23


Class Fifth Year
Height 6'1"
Weight 195
Hometown Andalusia, Ala.
High School Andalusia

NIL on Opendorse

Student-Athlete Features — From Andalusia to Anchor Down

As a Sixth-Year (2023)
• Started three of three games played
•  Made a season best three tackles at Wake Forest

As a Fifth-Year (2022)
• Played in all 12 games with 32 total tackles
• Posted a career best eight tackles against Elon
• Recorded first career sack in win at Hawai’i

As a Senior (2021)
• Three games played
• Made one tackle in each game played

As a Junior (2020)
• Did not see action

As a Sophomore (2019)
• Played in 12 games with nine starts at cornerback
• 25 tackles (19 solo) and two passes defended
• Season-high five tackles in win against No. 21 Missouri
• Four stops, including 1.0 tackle for loss, at Florida
• Pass breakups in consecutive game versus 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
• Double major in medicine, health and society and sociology

Career Highs
Tackles: 7, vs. LSU, 9/21/2019
Tackles for Loss: 0.5, vs. Florida, 11/9/2019
Pass Breakups: 1, twice, last vs. Northern Illinois, 9/28/2019