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Get to know new Saints linebacker Justin Anderson

He played at Louisiana-Lafayette

Justin Anderson, LB, No. 58, Louisiana-Lafayette (6-2, 232)

NFL Experience: 1

Signed by the Saints, 8/16/15…Waived by the Dallas Cowboys, 8/8/15…Signed by the Cowboys, 7/28/15…Waived by the Minnesota Vikings, 3/26/15…Signed by the Vikings to a future/reserve contract, 12/30/14…Signed by Vikings to practice squad, 12/24/14…Waived by the New York Giants, 11/25/14…Signed to the active roster from the practice squad by the Giants, 11/22/14…Signed to practice squad by Giants, 11/19/14…Waived by Giants, 11/17/14…Signed to active roster from the practice squad by Giants, 11/15/14…Signed to the practice squad by the Giants, 10/29/14…Waived by the Giants, 9/3/14…Originally signed as an undrafted free agent by the Giants, 5/12/14…Played in two games for the Giants in 2014 and recorded no statistics…Recorded 294 tackles (166 solo), and 3.5 sacks and received All-Sun Belt Conference recognition during four-year tenure at Louisiana-Lafayette…Led the Ragin' Cajuns in tackles in both 2012 and 2013, with 98 as a junior and 132 in his senior season…Was also second on the team in tackles for losses with 11 and had 1 interception, 3 forced fumbles and 2 fumble recoveries…Began career as a DE before moving to inside LB…Starred at Foley (Al.) HS, which produced NFL players Julio Jones and D.J. Fluker and former Saints signal-caller Ken Stabler…Played in the Alabama-Mississippi High School All-Star Classic…Anderson was also a baseball standout at Foley…General Studies major…Has 4 brothers.

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