Maurice Anderson
Maurice Anderson
Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Blackstone, Va.

High School:
Nottoway H.S.

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 285

Position:
DT

WORTH NOTING: Leading candidate to start at left defensive tackle ... shared starting defensive tackle duties for most of 1998 with Monsanto Pope as each player started in five regular season games ... has played in 33 of 34 games over the past three seasons, including the 1996 Carquest Bowl and the 1998 Peach Bowl ... was in on six tackles, including two quarterback sacks, in the 1999 spring game ... three-year letter winner.

HONORS: 1996-Received the Zeta Society's Bill Dudley Award, given annually to the Cavaliers' most outstanding first-year player.

AT VIRGINIA: 1998-Valuable performer at one of the team's deepest positions ... saw action in all 11 regular season games with five starts (San Jose State, Georgia Tech, Wake Forest, Florida State, North Carolina) ... played but did not start against Georgia in the Peach Bowl ... was in on 28 tackles, tied for second with Monsanto Pope among UVa's defensive tackles ... began the season with a stellar performance as Virginia shut out Auburn 19-0 ... broke up a pass and made just two tackles, but caused a fumble by Auburn quarterback Ben Leard near midfield in the second quarter that was recovered by the Cavaliers ... Virginia held a slim 6-0 lead at the time ... was in on four tackles against Duke and recovered a fumble ... his fumble recovery set up Virginia's final score, a 48-yard touchdown run by Antwoine Womack ... season-high five tackles in a big win over N.C. State ... also had five tackles against Florida State ... had one tackle in the Peach Bowl and broke up a pass ... lettered for the third time. 1997-Saw action in 10 games, primarily rotating with Johnny Shivers at defensive tackle ... did not play against Clemson due to an injury ... started in UVa's regular season finale against Virginia Tech (in place of Antonio Dingle) for his first collegiate start ... finished the season with 31 tackles (16 solo, 15 assists) ... had a career-high six tackles (two solo, four assists) in a 13-10 victory against Duke ... was in on five tackles against N.C. State ... registered four tackles against Auburn, North Carolina and Virginia Tech ... lettered for the second time. 1996-Played in all 11 regular season games and the Carquest Bowl as a reserve defensive tackle ... recorded 27 tackles (13 solo, 14 assists) ... also recorded one quarterback sack ... caused one fumble (vs. N.C. State) ... had season-high five tackles against Virginia Tech in the regular season finale ... had four tackles against Texas ... made three tackles, including one for loss, against Maryland ... recorded three tackles against Florida State ... had two tackles, including one behind the line, against Duke ... made several big plays in the win over N.C. State ... recorded the first quarterback sack of his career and also caused a fumble. 1995-Red-shirted ... did not appear in a game.

HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Fork Union Military Academy during the 1993-94 academic year ... graduate of Nottoway High School ... played defensive end at Fork Union for coach John Shuman and at Nottoway for coach Joe May ... named first-team All-State and All-Region as a high school junior and senior ... three-time All-District selection ... also lettered in basketball.

PERSONAL: Maurice Andrew Anderson ... born 1-19-75 in Nottoway County ... son of Maurice and Mattie Anderson ... participated in Boy Scouts of America and was a youth recreation center volunteer ... anthropology major.

ANDERSON DEFENSIVELY


                                    Tot     For           Fum  Fum  Pass     Blk

Year   Games Plays  Solo  Assists  Tackles  Loss    QBS   Rec  Cau  Brk  Int Kick

1996    11    344    13    14       27     *3/-12   1/-6   0    1    0    0   0

1997    10    386    16    15       31      0       0      0    0    0    0   0

1998    11    326    17    11       28      2/-3    0      1    1    1    0   0

Career  32    1056   46    40       86     *5/-15   1/-6   1    2    1    0   0

*includes sacks

ANDERSON CAREER TACKLES


Game-By-Game 

1996 Opp. U-A-Tot. TFL# Other Cent. Mich. 1-2-3 0 Maryland 3-0-3 1/-4 @Wake Forest 0-1-1 0 Texas 1-3-4 0 @Ga. Tech 0-1-1 0 N.C. State 1-1-2 1/-6 FC, QBS @Florida State 1-2-3 0 @Duke 2-0-2 1/-2 Clemson 0-2-2 0 North Carolina 0-1-1 0 @Va. Tech 4-1-5 0 Miami*** 0-0-0 0 1997 Opp. U-A-Tot. TFL# Other Auburn 4-0-4 0 Richmond 0-0-0 0 @North Carolina 3-1-4 0 Wake Forest 0-1-1 0 @Clemson INJ Duke 2-4-6 0 Florida State 2-0-2 0 @Maryland 2-0-2 0 Georgia Tech 1-2-3 0 @N.C. State 2-3-5 0 Virginia Tech 0-4-4 0

1998 Opp. U-A-Tot. TFL# Other @Auburn 1-1-2 0 FC, PBU Maryland 1-1-2 1/-2 Clemson 0-1-1 0 @Duke 0-4-4 0 FR San Jose State 3-0-3 1/-1 @Georgia Tech 2-1-3 0 N.C. State 3-2-5 0 @Wake Forest 1-0-1 0 @Florida State 4-1-5 0 North Carolina 0-0-0 0 @Virginia Tech 2-0-2 0 Georgia^^^ 1-0-1 0 PBU

*** - Carquest Bowl ^^^ - Peach Bowl # - Includes quarterback sacks

ANDERSON CAREER HIGHS

(Does not include Bowl Games)

Solo Tackles: 4 vs. Virginia Tech, 11-29-96; Auburn, 9-4-97; Florida State, 1-7-98 Ast. Tackles: 4 vs. Duke, 10-18-97; Virginia Tech, 11-29-97; Duke, 9-26-98 Total Tackles: 6 vs. Duke, 10-18-97 QB Sacks†: 1 vs. N.C. State, 10-19-96 TFL: 1 in five different games

† - Includes shared sacks