Born 9/3/75 in Hayward, California...changed his surname from Young to Anderson after his freshman year...married Suni Gardner in December, 1996 prior to Cotton Bowl festivities...prepped at Piedmont Hills High..majored in sociology.
1998- Drafted in the seventh round by the New England Patriots.
Lettered for BYU's track team where he threw the shot and placed eighth in the WAC indoors, sixth at the WAC outdoors and placed seventh in the WAC outdoors discus...played in some varsity games.
Placed seventh in WAC outdoor shot put with a 58-0 3/4 toss...traveled to Turkey during the summer with BYU track team...saw playing time against Hawai'i...played in the fourth quarter of the Tulsa game for an injured Matt Meservey.
Got lots of playing time vs. Arkansas State...filled in for an injured Eric Bateman at TCU and started against UTEP...filled in for the injured Bateman (broken ankle) in first quarter at Utah...started vs. Wyoming and Kansas State.
Honorable mention All-Western Athletic Conference...selected by the coaches as the outstanding lineman of the season...chosen coaches' offensive lineman of the week at SMU, vs. TCU, at UTEP, vs. Tulsa and at New Mexico.