- Bernard Anderson
Bernard  Anderson

RS Senior

Tallahassee, Fla.

High School:
Godby High School

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 230

Running Back


A veteran running back with solid pass receiving ability ... emerged from 2002 spring practice as the projected backup at fullback.

2001: Saw action in all 11 games ... carried the ball six times for five net yards ... had a season-high three carries for five yards at Memphis (Oct. 27) ... returned one kickoff for seven yards at Houston (Nov. 17).

2000: Rushed for 22 yards on four carries as a redshirt sophomore ... caught a three-yard touchdown pass from Jeff Aaron in the homecoming win over Middle Tennessee (Oct. 21).

1999: Sat out the season as a redshirt.

1998: Saw action in eight games and started four contests as a true freshman... seventh on team in rushing with 25 carries for 84 yards... made collegiate debut and first start at No. 3 Nebraska (Sept. 5) ... had seven carries for 30 yards in that game ... also seventh on team in receiving with 10 catches for 47 yards... had three receptions for 33 yards in four-overtime loss to Kansas (Sep 26).

HIGH SCHOOL: Three-year starter for Coach Mark Feely at Godby High School...Florida Top Prospect selection by Jeff Whitaker's Deep South Football Recruiting Guide... missed all but two games during his senior season with an injury... posted 36 carries for 221 yards and a touchdown in his two games... had 58 carries for 333 yards and a touchdown as a junior... carried 49 times for 249 yards and two TDs as a sophomore... averaged five yards per carry in his career.

PERSONAL: Born Jan. 5, 1979 in Tallahassee, Fla. ... son of Bernard and Gloria Anderson ... a mass communications major...named to UAB Athletic Director's Honor Roll for the spring 2000 quarter.