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Anderson Named Freshman All-American by Sporting News

Victor Anderson

Victor Anderson

Dec. 16, 2008

St. Louis, Mo. - University of Louisville tailback Victor Anderson has added to his list of awards by being named the Sporting News BIG EAST Freshman of the Year and was also tabbed to the Freshmen All-American squad, the organization announced Tuesday. The honors arrive after last week he was tabbed the BIG EAST's Rookie of the Year and second team All-BIG EAST.

Anderson, a red-shirt freshman from Louisville, Ky.,was the first Louisville player to earn BIG EAST Rookie of the Year honors after he finished fifth in the conference in rushing (87.2 yards per game). Anderson ran for 1,047 yards and eight touchdowns in a freshman season in which he had five 100-yard games. He was the Cardinals' first 1,000-yard rusher since Michael Bush rushed for 1,143 yards in 2005. Anderson also earned second team All-BIG EAST honors.



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