|Alabama Crimson Tide – No. 31|
|Born:||September 2, 2001|
|Height||6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)|
|Weight||243 lb (110 kg)|
|High school||Dutchtown (Hampton)|
|Career highlights and awards|
William Anderson Jr. (born September 2, 2001) is an American football outside linebacker for the Alabama Crimson Tide. He won the 2021 Bronko Nagurski Trophy as a sophomore after leading the nation in sacks with 17.5.
Anderson was born on September 2, 2001, in Hampton, Georgia. He attended Dutchtown High School, where he recorded 22 sacks with 15 tackles for loss as a senior in 2019. Anderson was named to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution's "Super 11" team and played in the 2020 All-American Bowl. Anderson committed to play college football at Alabama.
Anderson was named a starter at outside linebacker as a freshman in 2020. He was named second-team All-SEC after finishing with seven quarterback sack and 10.5 tackles for loss as the Crimson Tide won the 2021 College Football Playoff National Championship. As a sophomore in 2021, Anderson won the Bronko Nagurski Trophy, named the SEC Defensive Player of the Year, and voted a unanimous All-American after recording 17.5 sacks and 34.5 tackles for loss, both of which led the nation.