50   Justin Anderson
Justin Anderson

Graduate Student

Blythewood, S.C.

High School:
Blythewood H.S.

Last College:

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 280



UMass-Miami (Ohio) Postgame Notes


UMass Football Downed At Bowling Green, 28-7

Minutemen drop Mid-American Conference opener on the road


UMass Postgame Notes vs. Bowling Green


Powerful Run Game Leads No. 23 Wisconsin Past UMass Football, 45-0

Big plays push Badgers to win over Minutemen in season-opener.


Football Set For Season-Opener At No. 23 Wisconsin

Watch the Minutemen take on the Badgers live on the Big Ten Network.



FB vs. AKRON Photos by Thom Kendall '93



FB vs. MIAMI (OH) Photos by Thom Kendall '93



FB VS. VANDERBILT Photos by Thom Kendall '93

As a Graduate Student At UMASS in 2013: Game-By-Game Statistics
Rotated in at defensive line in his first game as a Minuteman, tying for his then-single-game career-high with five tackles (1-4) at No. 23 Wisconsin (8/31) ... Added five more stops (1-4) against Maine (9/7) ... Started at defensive tackle when UMass traveled to Big 12 opponent Kansas State (9/14) ... Set a personal best for tackles in a game with seven (1-6) against SEC foe Vanderbilt (9/21), including an assisted TFL, and earned his first collegiate pass defended ... Earned five tackles (3-2) at Bowling Green (10/5), including a single-game career-best pair of sacks totaling 12 yards ... Totaled his third and fourth sacks in the past two games by dropping Miami (Ohio) QB Austin Boucher twice on Oct. 12 ... Finished with a single-game career-high-tying seven stops (5-2), including a pair of sacks for eight yards lost and a QB hurry, against the RedHawks ... Produced a single-game best eight tackles, including five solo stops, at Buffalo (10/19) ... Had six tackles (1-5) and a pair of kick returns go for 12 yards against Western Michigan (10/26) ... Broke up one pass and earned two tackles against Akron (11/16).

As a redshirt-junior in 2012 (Maryland): Played in five games with six tackles (3 solo) on the year ... Had two tackles at West Virginia (9/22) - both solo stops ... In the season-opener at William & Mary (9/1), had one solo and one assisted tackle.

As a redshirt-sophomore in 2011 (Maryland): Was injured during the preseason and utilized a medical redshirt to enter 2012 with two years of eligibility remaining.

As a sophomore in 2010 (Maryland): Started all 13 games at anchor ... Made a career-high five tackles against Navy (9/6) and combined on a tackle for loss ... Tied that career-high with five stops against FIU (9/25), including a career-best two tackles for loss ... Had four takedowns against Clemson (10/16), including one TFL ... Made one tackle against Miami (11/6) ... Recorded two tackles against Virginia (11/13) ... Had his first career sack against Florida State (11/20) and finished with three stops ... Followed with another sack against NC State (11/27) for a loss of 10 yards.

As a freshman in 2009 (Maryland): Played as a reserve defensive tackle in the final six games ... Saw his first action vs. Virginia (10/17) ... Had one tackle in each of the final three games.

Before College: The highly regarded defensive lineman ranked No. 60 nationally among strongside defensive ends by ... Also a member of the 2008 South Carolina Postseason Top 35 ... Ranked No. 80 nationally among DEs by ... Placed No. 124 nationally among defensive ends by Scouts, Inc. ... Member of the SuperPrep South Carolina Top 46 ... A 2008 third-team all-state selection after posting 51 tackles, including two sacks, nine quarterback hurries, two forced fumbles, one fumble recovery and one blocked kick ... Played in the 2008 Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas (S.C. vs. N.C.) ... Also considered Clemson, Georgia Tech and South Carolina ... Coached by Geremy Saitz.

Personal: Born in Columbia, S.C., to parents Sandra and James Richardson ... Member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes ... Majored in American Studies at Maryland.

Tackles: 5, vs. Navy, 9/6/2010; vs. FIU, 9/25/2010
TFLs: 2.0, vs. FIU, 9/25/2010
Sacks: 1.0, vs. Florida State, 11/20/2010; vs. N.C. State, 11/27/2010
Forced Fumbles: 1, vs. Navy, 9/6/2010


Year GP/GS UT AT TT TFL-Yds. Sacks-Yds. FF/FR Int.-Yds. PD
2009 6/0 1 2 3 0.5-1 0-0 0/0 0-0 0
2010 13/13 8 14 22 5.5-15 2.0-11 1/0 0-0 0
2011 Redshirted - Did not play
2012 5/0 3 3 6 1.0-2 0-0 0/0 0-0 0
Totals 24/13 12 19 31 7.0-18 2.0-11 1/0 0-0 0
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