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Brandon McAnderson

Position Running Back
Height 5'10''
Weight 235 lbs.
Class Redshirt Senior
Hometown Lawrence, Kan.
High School Lawrence HS

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Team Captain (2007) All-Big 12 Second Team (Coaches) (2006) 2006 (Jr.): Earned team[apos]s Bruce Kallmeyer Award given to the team[apos]s top special teams player… Also shared the Gayle Sayers award as most courageous player with Derek Fine… Appeared in all 12 games including one start vs. Colorado… An All-Big 12 Second Team selection at fullback by the league[apos]s head coaches… Averaged 3.9 yards per carry on 31 attempts… Finished second on the team with five rushing touchdowns… Posted season-bests of seven carries and 32 yards in KU[apos]s win over Iowa State… Also scored two touchdowns and rumbled for a season-long 17 yard run against the Cyclones… Returned four kickoff for 80 yards… Had at least one special teams tackle in eight games. 2005 (So.): Played in all 12 games while making two starts… Rushed the ball 22 times for 102 yards and one touchdown… A standout on several special teams units… Named the team[apos]s Most Improved Offensive Player at the postseason awards banquet. 2004 (Fr.): Saw action in all 11 games as a running back and on several special teams units… Chosen by the coaching staff as the special teams player of the game against Texas… As a member of the coverage unit, made seven total tackles including four of the solo variety… Carried the ball three times as a running back for a total of four yards… Scored his first career touchdown on a two-yard run against Toledo. 2003 (RS): Redshirted. High School: A graduate of Lawrence HS… Earned a total of nine letters in football, basketball and track… Ranked as the No. 63 high school linebacker in the nation by Rivals.com… Named an all-class 6A linebacker and all-state Top 11 selection in 2002… Named to the all-Sunflower Conference first-team as both a linebacker and running back during the 2001 and 2002 seasons… Rushed for over 1,500 yards as a senior… Played for the East team in the Kansas Shrine Bowl in Wichita… Coached by Dirk Wedd. Personal: Born in Lawrence, Kan… A history major… Is considering graduate school… Main hobby is bowling and likes to sing… Parents are Ramon and Michelle McAnderson… Has two siblings. Favorites: Best part of football – The games; Athlete – Julius Campbell; Non-Sports Hero – Father (overcame a lot); Movie – 300; TV Show – Martin; Food – Pastales; Best thing about KU – The people