Anderson shines in ETSU football scrimmage

Published 1:01 am Friday, October 24, 2014

By Collin Brooks


KINGSPORT—East Tennessee State football invaded J. Fred Johnson Stadium in Kingsport on Thursday night, but it was a player that had never touched that field who seemed to be right at home.

Subscribe to our free email newsletter

Get the latest news sent to your inbox

Unaka’s Austin Anderson was all over the field and awed the crowd with four tackles and pad-smacking sack.

“It’s the best feeling you can have as a football player, when you get a hit like that and the crowd reacts like that,” Anderson said of the ohs and ahs his sack gained from the crowd.

The physical nature that Anderson plays with was apparent by the split on the bridge of his nose that was slowly oozing blood as he spoke with reporters.