Agreed to terms with New Orleans Saints, 4/30/23…A four-year contributor at linebacker for Vanderbilt, who led the Commodores in tackles for three straight seasons
Agreed to terms with New Orleans Saints, 4/30/23…A four-year contributor at linebacker for Vanderbilt, who led the Commodores in tackles for three straight seasons…In 2022 as a senior, he logged 103 tackles, three forced fumbles and returned a fumble 28 yards for a touchdown in a win over Hawaii to capture second-team Phil Steele All-Southeastern Conference honors…In 2021, led team with 93 tackles and 13 tackles for loss, starting all 12 games. Added one sack, one pass break-up, two QB hurries and a forced fumble. Made 13 tackles at Colorado State, most by a Commodore in a game during 2021 campaign. Recorded three tackles for loss in win over UConn, most in a game by a Vandy player that season. Had at least one tackle for loss in eight of 12 games on the year, including six of eight SEC games…In 2020, nine games played and started and recorded 66 tackles, 1.5 tackles for loss, one sack, two pass breakups and one caused fumble. Led the team in tackles. Had career-high 13 tackles, the most for a Commodore in 2020, in home finale vs. Tennessee…In 2019, played in nine games and recorded six tackles and one pass defense, including two stops against Kentucky…Communications and science technology major…Prepped at Rockwall (Texas) HS, where he was a cour-star prospect by Rivals and a three-star prospect by ESPN and 247Sports…Recorded 299 tackles and five interceptions in four-year varsity career…94 tackles and pair of interception returns for touchdown as senior co-captain…Varsity letters in football, track and wrestling…Born in Dallas…Full name is Anfernee Chikezie Orji…Two brothers, Alston and Alex. Alston played football for Vanderbilt and Alex is a quarterback at Michigan…Played in school orchestra from fifth to 11th grade…Is of Nigerian-American lineage…Worked at a Subway in high school.