Third-year squad member who will push for regular playing time at cornerback this fall.
2009: Saw action in eight games as a redshirt freshman ... Tallied 16 total tackles ... His 12 solo stops tied for 11th on the team ... Recorded six total tackles, including five solos, in season opener at Arkansas (9/5/09) ... Tallied five stops against Northern Iowa at home (9/26/09) with four solo tackles and a forced fumble ... Notched first career interception in win at Youngstown State (10/3/09).
2008: Redshirted his first season at Missouri State ... Named MSU Defensive Scout Team Player of the Week after team's win at Indiana State (11/22/08).
High School: Two-year starter and four-year letterman at receiver and safety for coach Matt Hennessy at Muskogee (Okla.) High ... As a senior, he collected 39 receptions for 335 yards and three touchdowns, while tallying 85 tackles and four interceptions on defense ... Led the Roughers to a cumulative 27-12 record and a pair of state semifinal appearances his final three seasons ... Earned all-state, all-conference, Muskogee Phoenix All-Area and team MVP honors as a senior in 2007 ... Was also a standout track performer, breaking the school record in the 800-meter run his sophomore and junior seasons.
Personal: Andre Allen Anderson was born 1/11/90 in Muskogee, Okla. ... Son of Allen and Donna Anderson of Muskogee, Okla. ... Majoring in Electronic Arts/Computer Animation ... Has two brothers, Allen, Jr. and Elijah, and three sisters, Alicia, Tiffany and Candice ... Father (Allen) played football at Oklahoma.