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Prospect Primer: RB Rodney Anderson

Anderson played in only 18 college games over four years due to injuries

RB Rodney Anderson
RB Rodney Anderson

Name: Rodney Anderson

Position: RB

Ht.-Wt.: 6-0, 224

School: Oklahoma

Key stat: Played in only 18 college games over four years due to injuries, rushing for 1,285 yards and 16 touchdowns on 200 carries (6.4-yard average). 

Honors: Named second-team All-Big 12 by the coaches in 2017 as a redshirt sophomore, his only full collegiate season, when he rushed for 1,161 yards and scored 18 touchdowns (13 rushing, five receiving). Racked up 201 yards and scored two TDs in the Sooners' College Football Playoff semifinal against Georgia on Jan. 1, 2018. 

More: Declared for the NFL Draft as a junior after a series of injuries. Broke his leg in the second game of his true freshman season before missing all of 2016 with fracture at his C-5 vertebrae that didn't require surgery. Missed all but two games this past year after suffering a season-ending knee injury against UCLA on Sept. 8. Uncle, Mark, was a former fifth-round pick of the Chicago Bears in 2006.