Bennie Anderson

Bennie Anderson
No. 66, 63
Position:Offensive guard
Personal information
Date of birth: (1977-02-17) February 17, 1977 (age 40)
Place of birth:St. Louis, Missouri
Height:6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Weight:345 lb (156 kg)
Career information
College:Tennessee State
Career history
  • St. Louis Rams (2000)*
  • Chicago Enforcers (2001)
  • Baltimore Ravens (2001-2004)
  • Buffalo Bills (2005)
  • Miami Dolphins (2006)
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics
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Bennie Tyron Lamar Anderson (given birth to Feb 17, 1977) is a former American soccer offensive safeguard. He performed collegiately at Tennessee Condition University.

High school and college careers

Anderson attended Cleveland Junior Naval Academy in St. Louis, Missouri where he was an all-district performer.He was a four-year letterman in Tennessee Condition (1996–99) where he started 43 from the 45 video games where he played during his profession. He was a first-team All-Ohio Valley Meeting choose as both a junior and older, when he also gained the college’s management award from the “Tree Instructors” (Tennessee Condition alumni instructors who sit down under a tree viewing practice).He was a first-team Dark College All-America pick and choose like a senior in 1999.

Professional career


Anderson was signed with the St. Louis Rams in 2000 as an undrafted first year free of charge agent. He was waived with the group on July 19 and spent remaining season out of soccer.


Anderson resurfaced using the Chicago Enforcers from the today defunct XFL in the springtime of 2001. He began at right safeguard for the Enforcers the complete season, paving just how for previous NFL working backs LeShon Johnson and John Avery (also a previous first-round pick with the Miami Dolphins).Later that season, Anderson would continue to play in every 16 regular period video games with 13 begins at right safeguard for the Baltimore Ravens. After viewing action within a reserve function in the first two regular period games, he produced the begin of his NFL profession on the Denver Broncos on Sept 30 as the Ravens rushed for 112 back yards and the range did not enable a sack within a 20-13 success. Anderson also opened up both playoff video games.


Anderson started all 16 video games at right safeguard for the Ravens in 2002. He was among just three Ravens unpleasant players to start out all 16 video games that yr. He was section of a range that led just how for a operating video game that averaged 112.0 yards per contest and come up with a 4.2-yard typical per attempt as operating back again Jamal Lewis rushed for 1,327 yards and reached the 100-yard hurrying mark in five online games.


Anderson opened all 15 regular period games where he played in right safeguard for the Ravens in 2003. He outfitted but didn't play in the finale against the Pittsburgh Steelers. He was component of a series that paved just how for Jamal Lewis, who come up with the second-best specific rushing functionality in NFL background with 2,066 back yards. Anderson also opened up first-round playoff video game against the Tennessee Titans on January 3, 2004.


In his final season using the Ravens, Anderson performed in every 16 contests, including 12 begins at correct guard. He also noticed action at remaining guard during the growing season. He was a fundamental element of a range that led a operating video game which averaged 128.9 yards per contest and allowed 2.2 sacks an outing. Behind the range, operating backs Jamal Lewis (4) and Chester Taylor (2) mixed for six 100-backyard rushing games.


Following the Ravens signed free agent offensive guard Keydrick Vincent through the Pittsburgh Steelers in early 2005, it became clear that they had simply no fascination with re-signing Anderson. He agreed upon using the Buffalo Expenses on March 19. The agreement was a three-year offer worthy of $5.1 million. In addition, it highlighted a $400,000 reward if he fulfilled certain playing-time bonuses.Anderson started 15 from the 16 video games where he appeared in left safeguard for the Expenses. The only video game he didn't open up was against the Kansas Town Chiefs on November 13, when he was changed by Mike Williams after fighting pass security. Anderson re-assumed the function after Williams was wounded on November 27. Through the season, Anderson was section of a range that led just how for running back again Willis McGahee, who put together his second directly 1,000-lawn rushing period with 1,247 back yards.


Anderson was likely to have the advantage on the beginning left guard placement for the Expenses in 2006, but was waived with the group on June 9. On June 15, he agreed upon a to a two-year agreement using the Miami Dolphins. The move reunited him with Mike Mularkey, who was simply the head trainer for the Expenses in 2004 and 2005 before getting the offensive planner in Miami.He primarily assumed the beginning right safeguard job after injuries to Seth McKinney and first year Joe Toledo. Anderson began the initial two video games of the standard season at best guard before getting injured on Sept 17 against his previous group, the Buffalo Expenses. The damage, which became a torn triceps, arrived Anderson on Injured Reserve. He was changed by Kendyl Jacox and afterwards L.J. Shelton at correct guard.

Personal life

Bennie is married with 3 sons. He gained a degree ever sold at Tennessee Condition and has eventually attained his teaching certificate. He provides said he'd like to enter a profession in education pursuing his playing times, possibly even beginning his own college in St. Louis, Missouri. Bennie happens to be a lineman trainer for Elite Soccer Academy of Chesterfield, Missouri.