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Ottis Anderson

Ottis Jerome Anderson (twitter: @OJAnderson24)

Position: RB
Height: 6-2    Weight: 220 lbs.

Born: January 19, 1957 in West Palm Beach, FL
High School: Forest Hill
College: Miami (FL)   (school history)    (Anderson college stats)
Drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals in the 1st round (8th overall) of the 1979 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 80 (341st overall since 1950)
2-time Pro Bowler & 1-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)

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Other SR Links: College Football at Sports-Reference.com


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Fine Details  · Last updated Apr 18, 2014 5:25AM
All-Time Rank: #69. Jack Ham… #70. Curtis Martin… #71. Randy White… #72. OTTIS ANDERSON… #73. Bruce Armstrong… #74. Walter Jones… #75. Ken Stabler… 

Rushing & Receiving

Rushing Receiving
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G YScm RRTD Fmb AV
1979*+ 22 STL RB 32 16 16 331 1605 8 76 4.8 100.3 20.7 41 308 7.5 2 28 2.6 19.3 1913 10 10 13
1980* 23 STL RB 32 16 16 301 1352 9 52 4.5 84.5 18.8 36 308 8.6 0 35 2.3 19.3 1660 9 5 11
1981 24 STL RB 32 16 16 328 1376 9 28 4.2 86.0 20.5 51 387 7.6 0 27 3.2 24.2 1763 9 13 13
1982 25 STL RB 32 8 8 145 587 3 64 4.0 73.4 18.1 14 106 7.6 0 19 1.8 13.3 693 3 2 8
1983 26 STL RB 32 15 15 296 1270 5 43 4.3 84.7 19.7 54 459 8.5 1 40 3.6 30.6 1729 6 10 13
1984 27 STL RB 32 15 15 289 1174 6 24 4.1 78.3 19.3 70 611 8.7 2 57 4.7 40.7 1785 8 8 14
1985 28 STL RB 32 9 8 117 479 4 38 4.1 53.2 13.0 23 225 9.8 0 43 2.6 25.0 704 4 3 4
1986 29 2TM 12 3 75 237 3 16 3.2 19.8 6.3 19 137 7.2 0 19 1.6 11.4 374 3 2 3
STL rb 32 4 3 51 156 2 14 3.1 39.0 12.8 10 91 9.1 0 19 2.5 22.8 247 2 2 2
NYG 24 8 0 24 81 1 16 3.4 10.1 3.0 9 46 5.1 0 12 1.1 5.8 127 1 0 1
1987 30 NYG 24 4 0 2 6 0 4 3.0 1.5 0.5 2 16 8.0 0 9 0.5 4.0 22 0 0 0
1988 31 NYG 24 16 0 65 208 8 11 3.2 13.0 4.1 9 57 6.3 0 13 0.6 3.6 265 8 0 2
1989 32 NYG RB 24 16 16 325 1023 14 36 3.1 63.9 20.3 28 268 9.6 0 26 1.8 16.8 1291 14 2 9
1990 33 NYG RB 24 16 11 225 784 11 28 3.5 49.0 14.1 18 139 7.7 0 18 1.1 8.7 923 11 1 6
1991 34 NYG rb 24 10 1 53 141 1 9 2.7 14.1 5.3 11 41 3.7 0 13 1.1 4.1 182 1 0 2
1992 35 NYG 24 13 0 10 31 0 6 3.1 2.4 0.8 31 0 0 0
Career 182 125 2562 10273 81 76 4.0 56.4 14.1 376 3062 8.1 5 57 2.1 16.8 13335 86 56 98
8 yrs STL 99 97 1858 7999 46 76 4.3 80.8 18.8 299 2495 8.3 5 57 3.0 25.2 10494 51 53 78
7 yrs NYG 83 28 704 2274 35 36 3.2 27.4 8.5 77 567 7.4 0 26 0.9 6.8 2841 35 3 20

Defense & Fumbles

Def Interceptions Fumbles Tackles
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
1979*+ 22 STL RB 32 16 16 0 10 1 0 0
1980* 23 STL RB 32 16 16 0 5 4 0 0
1981 24 STL RB 32 16 16 0 13 3 0 0
1982 25 STL RB 32 8 8 0 2 1 0 0
1983 26 STL RB 32 15 15 0 10 3 0 0
1984 27 STL RB 32 15 15 0 8 1 0 0
1985 28 STL RB 32 9 8 0 3 1 0 0
1986 29 2TM 12 3 0 2 0 0 0
STL rb 32 4 3 0 2 0 0 0
1988 31 NYG 24 16 0 0 0 1 5 0
1989 32 NYG RB 24 16 16 0 2 0 0 0
1990 33 NYG RB 24 16 11 0 1 2 22 0
Career 182 125 0 56 17 27 0
8 yrs STL 99 97 0 53 14 0 0
7 yrs NYG 83 28 0 3 3 27 0

Passing

Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS QBrec Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD TD% Int Int% Lng Y/A AY/A Y/C Y/G Rate Sk Yds NY/A ANY/A Sk% 4QC GWD
1979*+ 22 STL RB 32 16 16 0 1 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.0
Career 182 125 0 1 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.0

Comeback and game-winning drive numbers are based on research by Scott Kacsmar, as described in parts I, II, and III on the blog.

Scoring Summary

Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
1979*+ 22 STL RB 32 16 16 8 2 10 60
1980* 23 STL RB 32 16 16 9 9 54
1981 24 STL RB 32 16 16 9 9 54
1982 25 STL RB 32 8 8 3 3 18
1983 26 STL RB 32 15 15 5 1 6 36
1984 27 STL RB 32 15 15 6 2 8 48
1985 28 STL RB 32 9 8 4 4 24
1986 29 2TM 12 3 3 3 18
STL rb 32 4 3 2 2 12
NYG 24 8 0 1 1 6
1988 31 NYG 24 16 0 8 8 48
1989 32 NYG RB 24 16 16 14 14 84
1990 33 NYG RB 24 16 11 11 11 66
1991 34 NYG rb 24 10 1 1 1 6
Career 182 125 81 5 86 516
8 yrs STL 99 97 46 5 51 306
7 yrs NYG 83 28 35 35 210
NumYrs Players whose career was of similar quality and shape
3 Curtis Martin*, Maurice Jones-Drew, Herschel Walker, John Brockington, Eddie George, Alan Ameche, Joe Cribbs, Domanick Williams, Cookie Gilchrist, Terry Metcalf
4 Curtis Martin*, Maurice Jones-Drew, Sherman Smith, Herschel Walker, Terry Metcalf, Franco Harris*, Mike Thomas, Earl Campbell*, Eddie George, Joe Cribbs
5 Curtis Martin*, Maurice Jones-Drew, Herschel Walker, Eddie George, Shaun Alexander, Franco Harris*, Warrick Dunn, John Williams, Leon Hart, John Riggins*
6 Curtis Martin*, Alan Ameche, Maurice Jones-Drew, Franco Harris*, Eddie George, Earl Campbell*, Lenny Moore*, John Williams, Warrick Dunn, Herschel Walker
7 Maurice Jones-Drew, Alan Ameche, Fred Taylor, Shaun Alexander, Frank Gifford*, Earl Campbell*, Larry Csonka*, Eddie George, Tommy McDonald*, Ollie Matson*
8 Don Paul, Fred Taylor, Maurice Jones-Drew, Earl Campbell*, Larry Csonka*, Alan Ameche, Brian Westbrook, John Riggins*, Donny Anderson, Shaun Alexander
9 Brian Westbrook, Alan Ameche, Ollie Matson*, Maurice Jones-Drew, Don Paul, Earl Campbell*, Donny Anderson, Clinton Portis, Fred Taylor, Larry Csonka*
10 Earl Campbell*, Shaun Alexander, Don Paul, Larry Csonka*, Earnest Byner, John Riggins*, Brian Westbrook, Eddie George, Pete Retzlaff, Clinton Portis
11 Earnest Byner, John Riggins*, Eddie George, James Brooks, Earl Campbell*, Fred Taylor, John Williams, Larry Csonka*, Frank Gifford*, Ollie Matson*
12 John Williams, Earnest Byner, John Riggins*, Fred Taylor, Herschel Walker, Eddie George, James Brooks, Tommy McDonald*, Jim Taylor*, Jimmy Johnson*
13 John Williams, Fred Taylor, Eddie George, Ollie Matson*, Earnest Byner, James Brooks, Tommy McDonald*, John Riggins*, Freeman McNeil, Larry Csonka*
14 John Williams, Fred Taylor, Ollie Matson*, Eddie George, James Brooks, Tommy McDonald*, Freeman McNeil, Larry Csonka*, Jim Taylor*, Pete Retzlaff
Career Fred Taylor, James Brooks, Eddie George, John Williams, Herschel Walker, Larry Csonka*, Freeman McNeil, Jim Taylor*, Earnest Byner, Floyd Little*

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year Lg Value (Rank/All-Time)

All-Pro Teams

Fantasy

Year Age G FantPos FantPt VBD PosRank OvRank
1979 22 16 RB 251 105 4 4
1980 23 16 RB 220 94 5 7
1981 24 16 RB 230 98 10 13
1982 25 8 RB 87 16 21 55
1983 26 15 RB 209 59 10 27
1984 27 15 RB 227 104 6 10
1985 28 9 RB 94 44
1987 30 4 RB 2 217
1988 31 16 RB 75 50
1989 32 16 RB 213 93 6 9
1990 33 16 RB 158 30 16 37
1991 34 10 RB 24 83
1992 35 13 RB 3 100
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