Bruce Anderson '66
Bruce Anderson '66
Title: Athlete
Year: 1966
Team: Football
Induction: 2001

Bruce Anderson (graduated in 1962 from Marshfield High School, Ore. now lives in Roseburg, Ore.) played for six seasons in the National Football League after being drafted by the Los Angeles Rams in the sixth round in 1966. He played for three NFL teams: the Rams (1966-67), the New York Giants (1967-69) and the Washington Redskins (1970-71). On Oct. 11, 1970, he was named NFL Player of the Week. Anderson was a dominant defensive lineman for four seasons at Willamette. He was named to the All-Northwest Conference team each year and also won all-district and all-coast honors. He capped his collegiate career by being named to the Little All-American team in 1965. Anderson was also an All-Methodist selection three times (1963-65.)