Bruce Anderson (American football)

For other people named Bruce Anderson, see Bruce Anderson (disambiguation).
Bruce Anderson
No. 79, 83
Date of birth (1944-01-18) January 18, 1944
Place of birth Coos Bay, Oregon
Career information
Position(s) Linebacker
Defensive lineman
College Willamette
NFL draft 1966 / Round: 6 / Pick: 82
Career history
As player
1966 Los Angeles Rams
1967–1969 New York Giants
1970 Washington Redskins
Career stats

Bruce Albert Anderson (born January 18, 1944 in Coos Bay, Oregon) is a former American football defensive end in the National Football League for the Washington Redskins, Los Angeles Rams, and New York Giants.[1] Bruce played High School football for Marshfield High School and college football at Willamette University and was drafted in the sixth round of the 1966 NFL Draft. At Willamette he was an All-American[2] and in 2001 was inducted into the schools athletic hall of fame.[3]


  1. "Bruce Anderson". NFL. Retrieved 2009-03-29.
  2. Jones, Al. "Salem Online History: Football". Salem Public Library. Retrieved 2009-03-29.
  3. "Class of 2001 - Hall of Fame". Athletics. Willamette University. Retrieved 2009-03-29.

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