SIGNING DAY: Chad Anderson bio

LB Chad Anderson...

Chad Anderson, Linebacker, 6-2, 240, Fr-HS, Canton, Ohio (McKinley)

Re-signed with Kentucky after having missed the 2001 season because of an eligibility technicality ... Originally signed with UK in Feb. 2001 ... Named to the SuperPrep list of All-America linebackers for the 2000 season ... Also the #21 prospect in the Midwest by SuperPrep ... Three-year starter at McKinley HS in Canton, Ohio ... Played middle linebacker on defense, recording 115 tackles, 15 tackles for loss, two quarterback sacks, seven quarterback hurries, and one blocked kick as a senior ... Played fullback on offense, gaining 62 yards on 15 carries while catching seven passes for 90 yards ... Second-team All-Ohio as chosen by the state sportswriters ... Was invited to play in the National High School All-Star Game in Dallas, Tex. ... Named all-region and all-county as a junior and senior ... Member of McKinley's Division I (highest classification) state championship during his sophomore season ... Coached by John Miller ... Two-year member of the track team, competing in the shot put and discus throw ... Advanced to the state meet during his junior year ... Also played one year of basketball ... Honor roll student ... His cousin, Antonio Hall, is an offensive tackle with the Wildcats ... Chad selected Kentucky over Ohio State, Michigan, Miami (Fla.), and Indiana.

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