|No. 78, 75|
|Position:||DT / OL / DL|
|Born:||January 19, 1975|
Nottoway County, Virginia, U.S.
|Height:||6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
|Weight:||296 lb (134 kg)|
|High school:||Nottoway (VA)|
|* Offseason and/or practice squad member only|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics|
|Player stats at NFL.com · ArenaFan.com|
Maurice Anderson (born January 19, 1975) is a former American football lineman who played two seasons in the Arena Football League (AFL) with the Colorado Crush and Los Angeles Avengers. He played college football at the University of Virginia. He was also a member of the New York Jets, New England Patriots and Miami Dolphins of the National Football League (NFL). He also played for the Amsterdam Admirals of NFL Europe. He was a member of the New England Patriots team that won Super Bowl XXXVI over the St. Louis Rams.
Anderson played defensive end at Nottoway High School in Nottoway County, Virginia and was named all-state and all-region in his junior and senior years.
Anderson was a four-year letterman for the Virginia Cavaliers of the University of Virginia. He finished his career with 106 tackles and five sacks.
Anderson was signed by the New England Patriots as a rookie free agent on April 25, 2000. He was released by the Patriots on August 28, 2000.
Anderson was claimed off waivers by the New York Jets on August 29, 2000. He was re-signed to a one-year deal by the Jets on March 27, 2001. He was released by the Jets on September 3, 2001.
Anderson was signed to the Patriots practice squad on October 16, 2001. He was re-signed on February 11, 2002. He was released by the Patriots on September 1, 2002 and signed to the Patriots' practice squad on September 3. Anderson was on the practice squad when the Patriots won Super Bowl XXXVI.
Anderson was signed by the Miami Dolphins on January 28, 2003.
Anderson was allocated to NFL Europe by the Miami Dolphins on January 31, 2003. He played for the Amsterdam Admirals. He was released by the Dolphins on August 29, 2003.
Anderson spent the 2005 season with the Colorado Crush.
Anderson spent the 2006 season with the Los Angeles Avengers.