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Michael Moschello Anderson (born September 21, 1973 in Winnsboro, South Carolina) is an American Football running back who currently plays for the Denver Broncos of the NFL. In 2000 Anderson was chosen as the NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year by the Associated Press. September 21 is the 264th day of the year (265th in leap years). ... 1973 (MCMLXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday. ... Winnsboro is a town located in Fairfield County, South Carolina. ... United States simply as football, is a competitive team sport that is both fast-paced and strategic. ... High school running back A running back, halfback or tailback is the position of a player on an American football team who lines up in the offensive backfield. ... Conference AFC Division West Year Founded 1960 Home Field INVESCO Field at Mile High City Denver, Colorado Team Colors Broncos Navy Blue, Orange, and White Head Coach Mike Shanahan League Championships (2) Super Bowl: 1997 (XXXII), 1998 (XXXIII) Conference Championships (6) AFC: 1977, 1986, 1987, 1989, 1997, 1998 Division Championships... NFL logo For other uses of the abbreviation NFL, see NFL (disambiguation). ... This article is about the year 2000. ... Since 1967 The Associated Press has given two annual Rookie of the Year Awards to NFL American football players: one for an offensive player and one for a defensive player. ... Associated Press logo This article concerns the news service. ...

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High School

Anderson is a graduate of Fairfield Central High School in Fairfield, South Carolina, where he did not compete in sports. Instead, he played drums in the school's marching band. Anderson spent four years in the United States Marine Corps upon completion of high school. Fairfield County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... United States Marine Corps Emblem The United States Marine Corps (USMC) is a branch of the U.S. military. ...


College Career

Mike Anderson attended Mt. San Jacinto Junior College for two years. He won the California State JUCO Player of the Year after rushing for 1,686 yards as a sophomore, and as a freshman helped his team win the L.A. Bowl. During the season, Anderson posted 1,511 rushing yards. Anderson went on to become a two-time all-conference player at the University of Utah, where he finished his two-year career with the best per-game rushing average in school history (102.4 avg.) The University of Utah (also The U or the U of U) was established by Latter-day Saint leader Brigham Young. ...


NFL Career

Anderson has played for the Broncos his entire career, this being his fifth season playing for them. In his first season in 2000 he ended up with 1487 yards. He was plagued by injuries in the following years, not even playing in 2004. So far in the 2005 NFL season he has rushed for 782 Yards in ten games, putting him on pace for over 1,000 yards for the season. The 2000 NFL season was the 81st regular season of the National Football League. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... The 2005 National Football League regular season began on Thursday, September 8, 2005 and will end on Sunday, January 1, 2006, New Years Day. ...


References

NFL.Com Mike Anderson Player Page Accessed 1 November 2005 November 1 is the 305th day of the year (306th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 60 days remaining. ... 2005 (MMV) is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


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Mike Anderson - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (288 words)
In 2000 Anderson was chosen as the NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year by the Associated Press.
Anderson is a graduate of Fairfield Central High School in Fairfield, South Carolina, where he did not compete in sports.
Anderson went on to become a two-time all-conference player at the University of Utah, where he finished his two-year career with the best per-game rushing average in school history (102.4 avg.)
DenverBroncos.com – Official Web Site of the Denver Broncos (3539 words)
Anderson caught a season-high four passes for 19 yards (4.8 avg.) at K.C. (10/20) and also scored his first rushing touchdown of the season on a 2-yard run to tie the game at 34 with 21 seconds remaining in regulation.
Anderson's six 100-yard rushing games tied the franchise rookie record (Humphrey, 1989) while his four games of 30 or more carries were the most by any player in franchise history in the same season.
Anderson's day included three runs of 20 yards or more (20, 23 and 29) and gave him the most rushing yards ever by a Bronco in his first two starts while making him one of just nine rookies in NFL history to rush for 100 yards or more in his first two starts.
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