Athletic linebacker who had a breakout year at linebacker as a junior. 2009 (Junior): Started all 11 games at linebacker ... one of six defensive players to start every game ... 39 of 52 tackles came over season's final six contests ... season-high nine tackles at Colgate ... at least 0.5 tackles for loss in seven of 11 games ... third on squad with seven tackles for loss ... tied for team lead with 3.5 sacks ... posted season-high 1.5 sacks in victory over nationally ranked Holy Cross in season finale ... among Patriot League leaders in sacks (11th), tackles for loss (15th) and tackles (30th) ... recovered fumbles in each of final two contests of season ... named team's Defensive Player of the Week following Lehigh game. 2008 (Sophomore): Appeared in 10 games, making at least one tackle in seven ... posted season-high four stops in loss at Holy Cross. 2007 (Freshman): Made one varsity appearance on special teams against Stony Brook ... Bucknell's leading JV tackler ... recorded 25 stops in three JV games, including nine each against La Salle and Lackawanna ... led team in tackles in two of the three games and was second in the other ... four tackles were for loss. Fairport High School: Played football and baseball ... co-captained football team ... played both linebacker and running back ... 2006 Section V AAA Defensive Player of the Year ... First Team All-Monroe County and Second Team All-Greater Rochester ... earned team's Red Raider Award ... New York State Scholar-Athlete in both sports ... played for coach Michael Ierlan. Personal: Tyler Patrick Anderson ... born April 10, 1989 in Overland Park, Kan. ... son of Jeff and Paula Anderson ... has a younger sister, Kelsie ... father played offensive line at Emporia State ... member of Patriot League Academic Honor Roll in 2008 ... majoring in civil engineering.