University of Michigan Football All-Americans

John Anderson

Linebacker, 1977

John Anderson

John earned All-American honors as an outside linebacker and twice was selected as an Academic All-American. He was named to the Academic All-Big Ten team at linebacker and as a punter. He led the Wolverines in punting for four seasons, including a 41.5 yard average in 1976 that was the second highest in modern Michigan football. He won the Frederick Matthaei Award for leadership and achievement and the Meyer Morton Award. A first-round draft selection, he became an immediate success with the Green Bay Packers.


CAREER STATISTICS
Defense
TacklesPass Defense
Year  GP  S  A  T  TFL  Sacks  F-R | PBU  Int  YDS  tds
1975  12  22  5  27  2-29    0 | 1  0  0  0
1976  11  44  23  67  5-10    3 | 4  3  27  0
1977  12  54  42  96  6-40    1 | 1  1  0  0
Career  35  120  70  190  13-79    4 | 6  4  0  0

Punting
Year  No.  Yds  Ave.  LP
1974   41  1577   38.5   55
1975   53   2018   38.1   67
1976   30   1244   41.5   55
1977   56   2269   40.5   56
Career   180   7108   39.5   67

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