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#35 Brandon McAnderson


    Class: RS Junior
    Hometown: Lawrence, Kan.
    High School: Lawrence HS
    Height / Weight: 6-0 / 235
    Position: Running Back


As a sophomore (2005): Played in all 12 games while making two starts ... Rushed the ball 22 times for 102 yards and one touchdown ... A standout on several special teams unit.

As a redshirt freshman (2004): Saw action in all 11 games as a running back and on several special teams units ... Chosen by the coaching staff as the special teams player of the game against Texas ... As a member of the coverage unit, made seven total tackles including four of the solo variety ... Carried the ball three times as a running back for a total of four yards ... Scored his first career touchdown on a two-yard run against Toled.

As a freshman (2003): Redshirted his initial season at Kansa.

High School: A 2003 graduate of Lawrence High School ... Earned a total of nine letters in football, basketball and track ... Ranked as the No. 63 high school linebacker in the nation by Rivals.com ... Named an all-class 6A linebacker and all-state Top 11 selection in 2002 ... Named to the all-Sunflower Conference first team as both a linebacker and running back during the 2001 and 2002 seasons ... Rushed for over 1,500 yards as a senior ... Finished with 165 yards on 32 carries and two touchdowns against Olathe East in the state playoffs ... Played for the East team in the Kansas Shrine Bowl on July 26 in Wichita ... Coached by Dirk Wed.

Personal: Born in Lawrence, Kan. ... Is undecided on an academic major ... Parents are Ramon and Michelle McAnderso.