Posted Sat Aug 13th by Jon Heath
The Broncos will kickoff the 2011 season in 31 days. To help pass the time, we’re going to look at 31 players (in alphabetical order) up until Game Day. Today’s player: wide receiver David Anderson.
A sixth year receiver who played collegiate football at Colorado State, Anderson signed with Denver as a free agent during the offseason. Coming in at 5-10 and 193 pounds, Anderson is 28 years old.
Quick Facts/Stats (courtesy of the Denver Broncos):
A sixth-year wide receiver who played 61 games (10 starts) in his first five NFL seasons with Houston and totaled 81 receptions for 886 yards (10.9 avg.) with three touchdowns.
- Made an impact as a slot receiver with the Texans, contributing to a passing attack that ranked third in the NFL with 262.8 passing yards per game from 2007-10.
- Started a career-high eight contests for Houston in 2008 and established personal bests with 38 receptions for 370 yards (9.7 avg.).
- Played 47 games (43 starts) at Colorado State University and left the school as the program’s all-time leader in receptions (200), receiving yards (3,330) and 100-yard receiving games (15).
- Broke the Rams’ single-season marks with 72 receptions for 1,282 yards (17.8 avg.) as a sophomore in 2003.
- Selected by the Texans in the seventh round (251st overall) of the 2006 NFL Draft.
Did You Know… Anderson was released and re-signed by Houston seven times during his career (four times during his first two years in the league). Such is the life a small, journey man wide receiver in the NFL.
Quote ‘Em: “It was a win-win situation. It was either go to a team that really wants me or go back to a team that didn’t want me to go.” — Anderson on re-signing with Houston or joining Denver. (Via the Denver Post)