Chris Anderson was named to the Tusculum coaching staff in March 2019 and serves as wide receivers coach.
Anderson came to Tusculum after serving as receivers coach at the University of West Georgia. While at the Carrollton, Georgia school, he mentored three All-Gulf South Conference first team selections and helped the Wolves to a 10-2 record and a berth to the 2018 NCAA Division II Playoffs.
In 2018, the West Georgia receiver corps accounted for 227 receptions for 2,777 yards and 25 touchdown catches under his watch. Eighteen different players recorded a reception with nine posting double-digit receptions and five with 20 or more.
During his coaching career, Anderson has helped groom five receivers who will be playing in the National Football League.
A native of Brunswick, Georgia, Anderson played his collegiate career at Valdosta State University as he helped the Blazers to a 2012 NCAA II National Championship. He posted 1,457 yards on 159 career receptions and 12 touchdowns as a three-year starter. He earned All-American and All-Conference honors in 2014 as he led VSU in receptions and yards that season.
In 2017, Anderson played professionally with the Wichita Force of the Arena Football League. He earned his Bachelor’s degree from Valdosta State in 2016. He and the rest of the 2012 Blazers’ national championship football team were inducted to the VSU Athletic Hall of Fame in 2019.