Chazz Anderson
No.
Quarterback
Major: Communications
Date of birth: (1989-02-14) February 14, 1989 (age 31)
Place of birth: Pickerington, Ohio
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) Weight: [convert: invalid number]
Career history
High school: Pickerington Central (OH)
 College(s):
*University of Cincinnati (2007–2010)
Bowl games
*Orange Bowl (2009)
Career highlights and awards
Stats at ESPN.com

Timothy Chazz Anderson (born February 14, 1989) is an American football quarterback who played college football for the Cincinnati Bearcats and Buffalo Bulls.

Early years[edit | edit source]

Anderson attended Pickerington Central in Pickerington, Ohio, where he compiled a 39–6 record as a starting quarterback, winning Ohio's Division II Player of the Year in 2006.[1] He committed to Cincinnati to play for coach Brian Kelly.

College career[edit | edit source]

Cincinnati[edit | edit source]

Anderson was redshirted as a freshman in 2007. He entered the 2008 season as the third-string quarterback behind Tony Pike and Dustin Grutza, but saw action after injuries to both quarterbacks ahead of him on the depth chart. Anderson made two starts for the Bearcats on the season, leading the team to a pair of victories over Marshall and Rutgers, before once again being assigned to backup duty after Pike returned from injury.[2] In 2009, Anderson once again served as the third-string quarterback behind Pike and Zach Collaros, seeing only limited duty during the season. During the 2010 season, Anderson again served as the backup quarterback to Collaros, making one start on the season while Collaros was injured, a 31–7 loss to Syracuse that would prove to be Anderson's final start as a member of the Bearcats.

Buffalo[edit | edit source]

In July 2011, Anderson announced that he was transferring to Buffalo to play for coach Jeff Quinn, Brian Kelly's former offensive coordinator at Cincinnati.[3][4] As a graduate senior transfer, he was able to play immediately for the Bulls.[5][6] Anderson was named Buffalo's starting quarterback for the 2011 season in August 2011.[7][8] He started all twelve games for the Bulls, passing for 2,454 yards and 11 touchdowns; however, the team only posted a 3–9 record on the season.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. DiCesare, Bob (October 28, 2011). "Bulls' Anderson playing final homecoming; Both parents to attend his last game in Ohio". The Buffalo News. Archived from the original on June 12, 2016. https://www.webcitation.org/6iDchC1Fg?url=http://www.buffalonews.com/Bullsapos_Anderson_playing_final_homecoming___Both_parents_to_attend_his_last_game_in_Ohio.html. Retrieved June 12, 2016.
  2. Znidar, Mark (September 20, 2011). "College football: Central Ohio Watch". The Columbus Dispatch. Archived from the original on June 12, 2016. https://www.webcitation.org/6iDbJPb7j?url=http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/sports/2011/09/20/fbc-co-watch-9-20-art-gtae790q-1.html. Retrieved June 12, 2016.
  3. Taylor, John (July 6, 2011). "Ex-Cincinnati QB Chazz Anderson heading to Buffalo". NBC Sports. Archived from the original on June 12, 2016. https://www.webcitation.org/6iDbuibJh?url=http://collegefootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2011/07/06/ex-cincinnati-qb-chazz-anderson-heading-to-buffalo/. Retrieved June 12, 2016.
  4. "Senior QB joins Bulls from Bearcats". The Buffalo News. July 6, 2011. Archived from the original on June 12, 2016. https://www.webcitation.org/6iDc5NogF?url=http://www.buffalonews.com/Senior_QB_joins_Bulls_from_Bearcats.html. Retrieved June 12, 2016.
  5. DiCesare, Bob (August 7, 2011). "An even start for Bulls' QBs But Cincy transfer may have an edge". The Buffalo News. Archived from the original on June 12, 2016. https://www.webcitation.org/6iDcDHo9Q?url=http://www.buffalonews.com/An_even_start_for_Bullsapos_QBs_But_Cincy_transfer_may_have_an_edge.html. Retrieved June 12, 2016.
  6. DiCesare, Bob (August 9, 2011). "Anderson gets final chance; Senior transfer hopes to win quarterback spot". The Buffalo News. Archived from the original on June 12, 2016. https://www.webcitation.org/6iDcKnYAq?url=http://www.buffalonews.com/Anderson_gets_final_chance___Senior_transfer_hopes_to_win_quarterback_spot.html. Retrieved June 12, 2016.
  7. Moritz, Amy (August 21, 2011). "UB picks Anderson for opener Fifth-year senior adds maturity at QB". The Buffalo News. Archived from the original on June 12, 2016. https://www.webcitation.org/6iDcRWRFs?url=http://www.buffalonews.com/UB_picks_Anderson_for_opener_Fifth-year_senior_adds_maturity_at_QB.html. Retrieved June 12, 2016.
  8. DiCesare, Bob (August 28, 2011). "Bulls QB won't be denied Anderson assumes command of team". The Buffalo News. Archived from the original on June 12, 2016. https://www.webcitation.org/6iDcZg8KF?url=http://www.buffalonews.com/Bulls_QB_wonapost_be_denied_Anderson_assumes_command_of_team.html. Retrieved June 12, 2016.

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