Yellow Jackets, Bulldogs meet for the 106th time Saturday at noon
A veteran who began the 2010 season as the starting punter before relinquishing that role in mid-September... was the starting punter as a sophomore in Georgia Tech's ACC championship season of 2009... learned from 2007 Ray Guy Award winner Durant Brooks as a true freshman in 2007... a non-scholarship player.
Punted four times for an average of 37.5 yards per attempt... two resulted in fair catches, one inside the 20... kicked off eight times.
2010 (Junior) Was the starting punter for the first two games of the season and punted once vs. NC State (Sept. 25)... punted six times for an average of 32.8 yards per attempt, two inside the 20 and a long of 43 yards... had net punts of 43 and 42 yards in two attempts in the season opener vs. South Carolina State (Sept. 4), then struggled the next Saturday at Kansas... served as the holder on kick attempts for the third straight season.
2009 (Sophomore) Emerged as one of the better punters in the ACC... ranked third in the ACC in punting (42.3 ypa)... Georgia Tech led the ACC in net punting... despite being the only Yellow Jacket to punt all season, he had just 37 attempts, including a season-high seven attempts in the FedEx Orange Bowl against Iowa (Jan. 5)... Tech went 22 consecutive possessions without punting in late November and early December... Tech did not punt against Florida State, Georgia, or Clemson in the ACC Championship Game -- the first times since 2000 the Jackets did not punt at least once... only 10 of his 37 punts were returned... 12 of his punts were downed inside the 20 including three vs. Iowa... his average of 49.1 yards on seven punt attempts in the FedEx Orange Bowl was a Georgia Tech bowl record... booted a 61-yard punt and averaged 51.7 yards on three punts at Duke (Nov. 14)... booted a career-long 63-yard punt at Miami (Sept. 17).. got off to a good start in 2009 by averaging 51.0 yards on two punts in the season opener against Jacksonville State (Sept. 5), including a 56-yard punt... served as Tech's primary punter, allowing Scott Blair to focus on kicking duties... served as Blair's holder on kicks... missed all of spring practice because of appendicitis.
Served as the holder for kicker Scott Blair and the back-up at punter... had two first-half punts for an average of 44.5 yards vs. Gardner-Webb (Oct. 11)... booted three punts for an average of 38.3 yards and had a long of 56 yards against Duke (Oct. 4)... attempted his first career punt against Mississippi State (Sept. 20) -- a 46-yard boot that sailed into the endzone... missed all of spring practice after a bout with appendicitis.
Redshirted as a true freshman.
Lettered four years in soccer and football at Shaw High School... received all-state honors in 2006 and 2007... was a member of French Club, National French Honor Society, Beta Club, National Honor Society, Young Historians and the class government.
Born Nov. 9, 1988... son of David and Angie Cotton... full name is Chandler Dee Anderson... has three siblings... enjoys reading and working out... majoring in business administration.
Punts: 7 vs. Iowa, Jan. 5, 2010
Longest Punt: 63 at Miami, Sept. 17, 2009
I-20: 3 vs. Iowa, Jan. 5, 2010