5 Rodney Anderson
5 Rodney Anderson
Height: 5-11
Weight: 191
Year: R-Sr.
Hometown: Nashville, Tenn.
High School: Ensworth
Position: S

2013 — Registered playing time in nine games, contributing in the secondary and on special teams...missed the first five games due to ongoing rehabilitation efforts associated due to injury...tallied a pair of tackles, including an assist for-loss, against Chattanooga in his first action of the season...had three stops and a pass deflection versus Appalachian State (27-10 win)...notched a season high four tackles against Georgia Southern (16-14 win).  2012 — Earned playing time in five games and his first career start (vs. Appalachian State) as a nickel back...credited with six tackles on the season, including a season high four stops against Appalachian State...had a pair of tackles versus Elon (31-17 win)...suffered a knee injury in 2013 spring practice, leaving his status for the 2013 season unclear.  2011 — Saw limited action in Furman’s first two games (versus Coastal Carolina & The Citadel) before sustaining a hamstring injury, for which he was awarded a medical redshirt.

High School: 2011 graduate of Ensworth High School, where he was a teammate of current fellow Paladins Andrew Parker and David Dingess...football coach was Ricky Bowers...played strong safety...missed the entire 2010 season after sustaining a knee injury at University of Kentucky football camp...had been named preseason first team All Mid-State prior to injury...earned second team all mid-state accolades as a junior, helping his squad to a 10-1 record and state semi-final playoff appearance...also competed in track and basketball during his prep tenure.

Personal:  Full name is Rodney Devoa’ Anderson...born December 18, 1992, in Knoxville, Tennessee...mother is Shermica Bell...has a sister, Sarae...undeclared major.