Honors and Awards
» Academic All-Big Ten (2017)
» Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2015, 2016; Spring 2016, 2017)
» Brook Berringer Citizenship Team (2016, 2017)
» Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2016, 2017)
Fyn Anderson has provided depth on the Nebraska defensive line throughout his career and will attempt to earn his way into the playing rotation in 2017. A walk-on from Lincoln Southeast High School, Anderson spent the spring working on the interior of the defensive line. The 6-3, 275-pound Anderson has been a standout off the field during his time in the program, earning Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll recognition each of his first four semesters.
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.
Anderson was born on Sept. 26, 1996, and is the son of Rennae and Russell Anderson. He is a finance major and a four-time member of the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll. He claimed spots on the Tom Osborne and Brook Berringer Citizenship Teams in 2016 and 2017. He has volunteered his time with Uplifting Athletes, the People’s City Mission and with local hospital visits.