Honors and Awards
» Academic All-Big Ten (2017)
» Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2015, 2016; Spring 2016, 2017, 2018)
» Brook Berringer Citizenship Team (2016, 2017, 2018)
» Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2016, 2017, 2018)
A Lincoln native, Fyn Anderson has provided depth on the defensive line throughout his Nebraska career, and will push for playing time in 2018. A Lincoln Southeast graduate, Anderson joined the program as a walk-on in 2015 and has the ability to play multiple positions on the defensive front. The 6-3, 285-pound Anderson has excelled off the field while at Nebraska, earning Academic All-Big Ten honors in 2017.
Anderson contributed depth to the defensive line but did not appear in a game.
2016 (Redshirt Freshman)
Anderson added depth at defensive tackle, but did not play in a game.
Anderson redshirted and worked on the scout team in his first season in Lincoln.
Before Nebraska (Lincoln Southeast HS)
Anderson started for three seasons at Lincoln Southeast High School for Coach Ryan Gottula. Anderson helped the Knights to state playoff appearances in 2012 and 2013.
In addition to his play on the offensive line, Anderson had 31 tackles and two sacks as a senior. He earned honorable-mention Class A all-state accolades from the Omaha World-Herald and Lincoln Journal Star.
Anderson also earned honorable-mention all-state recognition as a junior when the Knights reached the state playoffs behind Anderson's dominant blocking. Anderson also started in 2012, when Southeast posted a 9-2 record and reached the state quarterfinals. Anderson also had offers from Cornell, Holy Cross, Drake and San Diego.
Fyn was born on Sept. 26, 1996, and is the son of Rennae and Russell Anderson. He is a finance major and a five-time member of the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll. He is a three-time member of the Brook Berringer and Tom Osborne Citizenship teams. He has volunteered his time with the Nebraska Football Road Race, the People’s City Mission, Kids Against Hunger and with local hospital visits.