|90 Randall Anderson|
Sharp Passing Effort, Rush Defense Dominates Second Scrimmage
Big-Play Offense, Turnover-Producing Defense Highlight First Scrimmage
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.