|90 Randall Anderson|
Sharp Passing Effort, Rush Defense Dominates Second Scrimmage
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Head Football Coach Ruffin McNeill Discusses The Start Of Spring Practice
A sizable and quick defender who hopes to move to outside linebacking position (from end) will increase playing opportunities and earn inclusion on active depth chart … Appeared to acclimate quickly to new surroundings during the spring and could earn two-deep placement with continued development during preseason camp … Could also experience heightened role up front on various special teams squad in order to get added game-day experience … Already has three spring seasons under his belt after reporting early in 2013 … Opened 2015 drills with a tackle for lost yardage in each of the first two scrimmages (March 28, April 11) … Was not credited with any stops during the Purple-Gold Game (April 18) … Development in the Pirates’ strength and conditioning program has remained on a steady incline since arrival … Power lifts of note include a 355-pound bench press, a 286-pound power clean and a back squat of 485 pounds.
2014: Did not experience game-day action during first active season on ECU roster … Continued role as a scout team performer for the majority of redshirt freshman campaign.
2013: Redshirted during true freshman season and played key scout team role preparing the Pirate offensive unit on a weekly basis … Officially enrolled early at ECU (January) and was able to participate in spring drills to get an early start on the acclimation process.
Prep School/High School: Was a starter on the defensive line for head coach Colonel John Schuman during lone year at Fork Union Military Academy ... Helped FUMA to a 6-3 record in 2012 and played a key role for a defense that posted one shutout (against the junior varsity squad of Bethany College) ... Part of a unit that surrendered an average of just 10.1 points per game ... A First-Team Delaware Football Coaches Association All-State selection at defensive end as a senior at William Penn ... Led Colonials to a 6-5 overall record and a 6-2 mark in Blue Hen Flight A play during final campaign ... A First-Team Blue Hen Flight A selection following senior campaign ... Invited to play for the Blue squad in the 57th annual Blue-Gold All-Star Football Game, which was held at Delaware Stadium (Newark) in June, 2012 and benefitted the Delaware Foundation Reaching Citizens with Intellectual Disabilities ... Also lettered as a junior when WPHS went 4-6 and 4-3 against Blue Hen Flight A competition ... Earned first letter as a sophomore during the Colonials' 5-5 record, which included a 5-2 mark versus Blue Hen Flight A foes ... Picked up additional letters in track and field and was a Honor Roll performer in the classroom ... Also considered NC State, Maryland, Wake Forest and Temple before signing with ECU.
Personal: Full name is Randall H. Anderson … Major is social work and earned Dean’s List designation for classroom work during the 2015 spring semester.