Anthony Anderson (American football)
|Date of birth:||September 27, 1956|
|Place of birth:||Wilmington, Delaware|
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Anthony Eugene Anderson (born September 27, 1956 in Wilmington, Delaware) is a retired professional American football running back. He played for two seasons in the National Football League for the Pittsburgh Steelers, where he won a Super Bowl ring in Super Bowl XIV, and also played with the Atlanta Falcons. Anderson played for the Philadelphia Stars of the United States Football League in the 1983 season.
Anderson attended Thomas McKean High School where he was a two-time All-Stater. In 1994, Anderson was inducted into the Delaware Sports Museum and Hall of Fame and was also inducted into Temple University Hall of Fame. Anderson was at the time the second leading ground-gainer in Temple football history. Anderson earned the All-East and All-American awards while at Temple.
Anderson owns a construction company in Delaware and does motivational speaking engagements. Anderson had a small role in the made for TV movie, Fighting Back a story about Rocky Bleier. Anthony Anderson has a son named Anthony Brown who is a running back that plays football for Wesley College in Dover, Delaware.