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Bryan Anderson

Height: 6-5 | Weight: 214 | College: Central Michigan
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2009 Season

Anderson (Rockford, Mich./Rockford HS) is a member of the All-MAC team for the fourth consecutive season. A first-team selection in 2006 and 2008, Anderson also earned second-team honors in 2007. He caught 50 passes for 646 yards and five touchdowns during the regular season. Anderson's streak of 52 consecutive games with a reception is the longest in NCAA history.

2008 Season

All-MAC first team … Academic All-MAC honoree … made at least five catches in seven games … 63 receptions is seventh-highest single-season total in school history … posted a pair of 100-yard games: eight receptions for 149 yards and a touchdown vs. Temple (10/11) and nine receptions for 132 yards and a touchdown at Indiana (11/1) … caught six passes for 78 yards and two scores at Toledo (10/25) … collected a season-high nine receptions against Eastern Illinois (8/28) … caught a touchdown pass in five different games … 15 receptions of at least 20 yards.

2007 Season

All-MAC second team … set single-season school record with 10 touchdown receptions … third player in school history to reach 1,000 receiving yards in a single season … 90 catches rank second in a season in school history … posted six 100-yard receiving games … caught 10 passes in a game three times … made key receptions to set up go-ahead touchdowns late in both of CMU's final two regular-season wins … hauled in a 39-yard reception to move the ball to the 1-yard line in the final minute at Western Michigan (11/6) … made a 45-yard catch to move the ball to the 8-yard line with two minutes left at Akron (11/23) … finished with seven catches for 120 yards at WMU and nine grabs for 131 yards and a score at Akron … caught seven passes for 129 yards and a school-record tying three touchdowns in the Motor City Bowl (12/26) … third touchdown reception in the bowl game tied the score at 48-48 with 1:09 remaining … matched a career high with 10 receptions for a career-high 154 yards and two touchdowns in win at Ball State (58-38) … tallied 10 catches for 142 yards and a score at Kent State (10/27) … caught 10 passes for 101 yards at Purdue (9/15) … also caught touchdown passes against Kansas (9/1), Toledo (9/8) and Army (10/13) … CoSIDA Academic All-District IV second team honoree … Academic All-MAC honoree … selected team's most valuable receiver.

2006 Season

First team Freshman All-America selection by Sporting News … first team All-MAC honoree … set a new CMU single-season record with 73 receptions … 867 receiving yards were sixth-most in a season at CMU … first CMU player since Jammarl O'Neal in 1999 with three consecutive 100-yard receiving games … caught eight passes in a game four times … caught six passes for 70 yards in MAC Championship Game … made six receptions for a team-high 51 yards in Motor City Bowl … in consecutive weeks, caught eight passes for 125 yards and game-winning touchdown in overtime at Eastern Michigan (9/23), made eight receptions for 137 yards and a score at Kentucky (9/30), and caught six passes for 109 yards and a TD at Toledo (10/7) … owned or shared team-high receiving honors in eight games.

2005 Season


High School

Earned two letters in football, starting both years … earned two letters in basketball and three in track … caught 46 passes for 820 yards and 11 touchdowns in 2004 to lead his team to a 12-2 record … finished his career with 65 grabs for 1,068 yards and 14 scores … also had seven career interceptions, four as a senior … all-conference and North All-Area Advance team … first team all-state by the Detroit News … Detroit Free Press Dream Team member … ranked No. 30 on Detroit News Blue Chip 60 and No. 43 in Detroit Free Press Fab 50 … honor roll student.


Born December 19, 1986 … chose CMU over Toledo, Northern Illinois, and Purdue … prep coach was Ralph Munger … parents are Pam and Gordon Love … greatest moment in athletics was winning a state title as a senior in high school … carries a 3.24 GPA.

Latest News
01/06/2010 - SCOUTING THE OFFENSE: The Chippewas punish opponents with a strong aerial attack. QB Dan LeFevour passed for 3,043 yards and 27 touchdowns. The senior will test Troy's shaky defense with his running and passing. WRs Antonio Brown and Bryan Anderson form one of the best combinations in the country. The Trojans allowed 28.6 points and 417.9 yards per game. Troy's secondary faces a stiff challenge in slowing LeFevour.

12/04/2009 - SCOUTING THE OFFENSE: The Chippewas might be the toughest test for Ohio's defense, which allowed three teams to score at least 30 points. Central Michigan averages 34.2 points and 419.9 yards per game. A key area to watch is passing efficiency and third-down conversions. The Chippewas lead the conference with a 151.7 passing efficiency mark, but the Bobcats rank first in pass efficiency defense at 104.8. The Chippewas top the league with a 50 percent conversion rate on third downs, while Ohio yields a league-low 35.3 percent success rate. WR Bryan Anderson enters the MAC title game with an NCAA record 52 consecutive games with a reception.

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