American Football Database
Taz Anderson
Date of birth: (1938-11-15) November 15, 1938 (age 83)
Place of birth: Savannah, Georgia
Career information
Position(s): Tight end[1]
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
College: Georgia Tech[1]
NFL Draft: 1960 / Round: 7
 As player:
St. Louis Cardinals
Atlanta Falcons
Career highlights and awards
Awards: 1961 Cardinals Rookie of the Year[2][3]
Honors: All State High School Football,Honorable All American as fullback at Georgia Tech in 1959.Savannah Ga Football athlete of century,Georgia Sports Hall of Fame,Georgia Tech Athletic Hall of Fame
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Taz Anderson (born November 15, 1938 in Savannah, Georgia) was an American football player who played for the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets football team and professionally for the St. Louis Cardinals and the Atlanta Falcons. While at Georgia Tech, he was a member of the Chi Phi Fraternity. In 2005, he was elected to the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame.[2][4]

After his professional sports career, Anderson became an Atlanta-area realtor,[5] and owns TazMedia and Taz Anderson Realty.[6] He helped create the Centennial Tower (a large olympic flame commemorating the 1996 Summer Olympics) next to The Varsity.[7]

Anderson was also deeply involved with the Georgia Tech Athletic Association; for ten years, he was a trustee, and "has been [a] member of or chair of every major project for the Tech Athletic Association for the past 30 years."[8] He organized and served as developer of the 1985 renovation of Alexander Memorial Coliseum.[8]


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