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Isaac Anderson
Isaac Anderson

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Minneapolis, Minn.

High School:
The Blake School

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 176

Position:
WR

Experience:
3V

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Honors and Awards
2010 Preseason: Named fourth-team All-Big Ten by Phil Steele
2009: Named third-team Midesason All-Big Ten by Phil Steele

Career
Ranks 22nd in school history with 1,048 career receiving yards

2010: Third on the team in receptions and fifth in receiving yards ... caught one pass for 10 yards against TCU in the Rose Bowl on Jan. 1 ... one reception for eight yards against Northwestern on Nov. 27 ... caught two passes for 10 yards at Michigan on Nov. 20 ... made one catch for 14 yards against Indiana on Nov. 13 ... went over 1,000 career receiving yards after catching two passes for 19 yards at Purdue on Nov. 6 ... posted three receptions for 42 yards at Iowa on Oct. 23 ... caught two passes for 13 yards in win over No. 1 Ohio State on Oct. 16 ... gained four yards on one catch against Minnesota on Oct. 9 ... caught one pass for 12 yards against Michigan State on Oct. 2 ... recorded two receptions for 23 yards against Austin Peay on Sept. 25 ... season-high five receptions for 46 yards and one rush for four yards against Arizona State on Sept. 18 ... caught three passes for 36 yards against San Jose State on Sept. 11 ... rushed two times for -2 yards at UNLV on Sept. 4

2009: Earned third letter ... finished third on team with 30 receptions, 480 receiving yards and two receiving touchdowns and finished fourth with 629 all purpose yards (all career high marks) ... averaged team-high 16.0 yards per catch ... played in all 13 games, starting 12 ... made four catches for 65 yards and returned two kickoffs for career-high 55 yards, including career-long 29 yard return, against Michigan on Nov. 14 ... caught 18-yard touchdown pass, part of three catches for 43 yards on the day, and returned one kickoff for 22 yards against Indiana on Nov. 7 ... tied career high with six catches for team-high 53 yards and rushed one time for two yards against Ohio State on Oct. 10 ... caught three passes for team-high 66 yards and rushed one time for 14 yards against Michigan State on Sept. 26 ... had four catches for 70 yards against Fresno State on Sept. 12 ... named UW's co-offensive player of the week for Northern Illinois game on Sept. 5 after catching three passes for season-high 100 yards, including first-career touchdown catch, and also scoring first rushing touchdown of career on career-long 23-yard rush for season-high 123 all-purpose yards ... 80-yard touchdown grab against Northern Illinois was longest of career and tied for fifth-longest in school history

2008: Earned second letter ... played in all 13 games with eight starts ... ranked third on the team in receiving yards (286) and fourth in receptions (21) ... had 12 catches for 187 yards over the last three games ... two catches for 18 yards and one rush for season-high 19 yards against Florida State in the Champs Sports Bowl ... four receptions for 55 yards against Cal Poly on Nov. 22 ... career-high six catches for 114 yards, including season-long reception of 39 yards, and career-high three kick returns for 36 yards for career high total of 150 all-purpose yards against Minnesota on Nov. 15 ... named UW's co-offensive player of the week after his performance at Indiana on Nov. 8 ... three catches for 48 yards at Iowa on Oct. 18

2007: Received a medical hardship after an injury kept him out of action all season

2006: Earned first letter ... played in seven games (missed games with Minnesota on Oct. 14, Purdue on Oct. 21 and Illinois on Oct. 28 with injury) ... also did not play vs. Penn State on Nov. 4, at Iowa on Nov. 11 or in Capital One Bowl vs. 12th-ranked Arkansas ... had five catches for 49 yards and four rushes for 14 yards on the season ... season high two receptions at sixth-ranked Michigan on Sept. 23 and at Indiana on Sept. 30 ... tied career-high with two rushing attempts for five yards against the Hoosiers ... season-best 21 receiving yards at Michigan ... career-high two rushes for nine yards, including season-long rush of seven yards, against San Diego State on Sept. 16 ... season-long 20-yard reception vs. Western Illinois on Sept. 9 was his first career catch

High School: PrepStar All-American ... 10th-ranked player in Minnesota according to Rivals.com ... two-time all-state, all-region, all-area and all-metro selection ... 35 receptions for 780 yards as a senior ... scored eight TDs as a senior ... career totals included 102 receptions for 2,160 yards and 35 TDs, along with 405 rushing yards, five interceptions, five kickoff returns for TD and one punt return TD ... lettered in football, basketball and track ... all-state track performer who set state record for 100 meters (10.94) in 2005 ... two-year track team captain ... football coach was Erik Swenson

Personal: Parents are Melvin and Lisa Anderson ... father was a wide receiver at Minnesota (1983-86) and left school with fourth-most receiving yardage (1,265) in Golden Gopher history before playing for Kansas City and Pittsburgh in the NFL ... mother was a four-year (1983-86) member of Minnesota track team ... major is community and nonprofit leadership

Career Receiving Statistics
Season GP/GS Rec. Yds. TD Yds/Rec
Long
2006 13/8 5 49 0 9.8 20
2007 (Redshirt Season)
-- -- -- -- -- --
2008 7/0 21 286 0 13.6 39
2009 13/12 30
480 2 16.0 80
2010 13/6
24
233
0 9.7
30
Totals 46/26 80 1048 2 13.1 80

Game-by-Game Receiving (Rec.-Yds., TD)
2006 SEASON: Western Illinois (1-20); Michigan (2-21); Indiana (2-8)

2008 SEASON: Marshall (1-6); Michigan (2-16); Ohio State (1-8); Penn State (1-13); Iowa (3-48); Illinois (1-8); Minnesota (6-114); Cal Poly (4-55); Florida State (2-18)

2009 SEASON: Northern Illinois (3-100, 1); Fresno State (4-70); Michigan State (3-66); Minnesota (2-19); Ohio State (6-53); Iowa (4-39); Indiana (3-43, 1); Michigan (4-65); Northwestern (1-25)

2010 SEASON: San Jose State (3-36); Arizona State (5-42); Austin Peay (2-23); Michigan State (1-12); Minnesota (1-4); Ohio State (2-13); Iowa (3-42); Purdue (2-19); Indiana (1-14); Michigan (2-10); Northwestern (1-8); TCU (1-10)

Career Rushing Statistics
Season Att. Yds. TD Yds/Att Long
2006 4 14 0 3.5 7
2007 (Redshirt Season)
-- -- -- -- --
2008 3 21 0 7.0 19
2009 4 49 1 12.3 23
2010 4 2 0 0.5 5
Totals 15 86 1 5.7 23

Game-by-Game Rushing (Att.-Yds., TD)
2006 SEASON: San Diego State (2-9); Indiana (2-5)

2008 SEASON: Michigan (1-3); Iowa (1-minus 1); Florida State (1-19)

2009 SEASON: Northern Illinois (1-23, 1); Michigan State (1-14); Ohio State (1-2); Purdue (1-10)

2010 SEASON: UNLV (2-(-2)); San Jose State (1-0); Arizona State (1-4)

Career Kickoff Return Statistics
Season Returns Yards TD Avg/Ret Long
2006 1 0 0 0.0 0
2007 (Redshirt Season)
-- -- -- -- --
2008 3 36 0 12.0 25
2009 5 100 0 20.0 29
2010 0 0 0 -- --
Totals 9 136 0 15.1 29

Game-by-Game Kickoff Return (Ret.-Yds., TD)
2006 SEASON: Western Illinois (1-0)

2008 SEASON: Minnesota (3-36)

2009 SEASON: Indiana (1-22); Michigan (2-55); Northwestern (2-23)

Career All-Purpose Yards
Season Rush Rec. PR. KR Total Avg./G
2006 14 49 0 0 63 9.0
2007 (Redshirt Season)
-- -- -- -- -- --
2008 21 286 0 36 343 49.0
2009 49 480 0 100
629 48.4
2010 2 233 0 0 235
18.1
Totals 86 1048 0 136 1270 27.6

Game-by-Game All-Purpose Yards
2006 SEASON: Western Illinois (20); San Diego State (9); Michigan (21); Indiana (13)

2008 SEASON: Marshall (6); Michigan (19); Ohio State (8); Penn State (13); Iowa (47); Illinois (8); Minnesota (150);
Cal Poly (55); Florida State (37)

2009 SEASON: Northern Illinois (123); Fresno State (70); Michigan State (80); Minnesota (19); Ohio State (55);
Iowa (39); Purdue (10); Indiana (65); Michigan (120); Northwestern (48)

2010 SEASON: UNLV (-2); San Jose State (36); Arizona State (46); Austin Peay (23); Michigan State (12); Minnesota (4); Ohio State (13); Iowa (42); Purdue (19); Indiana (14); Michigan (10); Northwestern (8); TCU (10)

Career Game Highs
Receptions 6 (2x), MR at Ohio State, Oct. 10, 2009
Receiving Yards 114 vs. Minnesota, Nov. 15, 2008
Receiving Touchdowns 1 (2x), MR at Indiana, Nov. 7, 2009
Long Reception 80 vs. Northern Illinois, Sept. 5, 2009
Rushing Attempts 2 (3x), MR at UNLV, Sept. 4, 2010
Rushing Yards 23 vs. Northern Illinois, Sept. 5, 2009
Rushing Touchdowns 1 vs. Northern Illinois, Sept. 5, 2009
Long Rush 23 vs. Northern Illinois, Sept. 5, 2009
Kickoff Returns 3 vs. Minnesota, Nov. 15, 2008
Kickoff Return Yards 55 vs. Michigan, Nov. 14, 2009
Kickoff Return Touchdowns N/A
Long Kickoff Return 29 vs. Michigan, Nov. 14, 2009
All-Purpose Yards 150 vs. Minnesota, Nov. 15, 2008
Season Game Highs
Receptions 5 vs. Arizona State, Sept. 18, 2010
Receiving Yards 42 (2x), MR at Iowa, Oct. 23, 2010
Receiving Touchdowns N/A
Long Reception 30 at Iowa, Oct. 23, 2010
Rushing Attempts 2 at UNLV, Sept. 4, 2010
Rushing Yards 4 vs. Arizona State, Sept. 18, 2010
Rushing Touchdowns N/A
Long Rush 5 at UNLV, Sept. 4, 2010
Kickoff Returns N/A
Kickoff Return Yards N/A
Kickoff Return Touchdowns N/A
Long Kickoff Return N/A
All-Purpose Yards 46 vs. Arizona State, Sept. 18, 2010

Updated - 1/5/11

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