Ottis Anderson

Ottis Jerome Anderson
Born: January 19, 1957
West Palm Beach, FL USA
Position: RB
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 220
College: Miami (FL)
High School: Forest Hill (West Palm Beach, FL)
Career: 1979-1992
Drafted: 1979 in Round 1, #8 overall by the St. Louis Cardinals

Ottis Anderson played from 1979 to 1992 during his career with the St. Louis Cardinals and New York Giants. Anderson ran for 10,273 yards in his career on 2,562 attempts, scoring 81 rushing touchdowns. He also caught 376 passes for 3,062 yards and 5 receiving touchdowns..

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Year Team Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
1979NFL St. Louis Cardinals100.


Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1979NFL St. Louis Cardinals33116054.876 8
1980NFL St. Louis Cardinals30113524.552 9
1981NFL St. Louis Cardinals32813764.228 9
1982NFL St. Louis Cardinals1455874.064 3
1983NFL St. Louis Cardinals29612704.343 5
1984NFL St. Louis Cardinals28911744.124 6
1985NFL St. Louis Cardinals1174794.138 4
1986NFL St. Louis Cardinals511563.114 2
1986NFL New York Giants24813.416 1
1987NFL New York Giants263.00
1988NFL New York Giants652083.211 8
1989NFL New York Giants32510233.136 14
1990NFL New York Giants2257843.528 11
1991NFL New York Giants531412.71
1992NFL New York Giants10313.10
Totals2562102734.076 81


Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1979NFL St. Louis Cardinals413087.528 2
1980NFL St. Louis Cardinals363088.635 0
1981NFL St. Louis Cardinals513877.627 0
1982NFL St. Louis Cardinals141067.619 0
1983NFL St. Louis Cardinals544598.540 1
1984NFL St. Louis Cardinals706118.757 2
1985NFL St. Louis Cardinals232259.843 0
1986NFL St. Louis Cardinals10919.119 0
1986NFL New York Giants9465.112 0
1987NFL New York Giants2168.00
1988NFL New York Giants9576.313 0
1989NFL New York Giants282689.626 0
1990NFL New York Giants181397.718 0
1991NFL New York Giants11413.713 0
Totals37630628.157 5

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Total Scoring:

Playing Career:


1979 - AP Offensive Rookie of the Year
1989 - AP Comeback Player of the Year
1990 - Super Bowl MVP


1979 - Associated Press All-NFL (1st Team)
1979 - Newspaper Enterprise Association All-NFL (2nd Team)
1979 - Pro Football Weekly All-Conference (1st Team)
1979 - Pro Football Writers Association All-NFL (1st Team)
1979 - The Sporting News All-Conference (1st Team)
1979 - United Press International All-Conference (1st Team)
1980 - Associated Press All-NFL (2nd Team)
1980 - Newspaper Enterprise Association All-NFL (2nd Team)
1980 - United Press International All-Conference (2nd Team)