for the Minnesota Vikings
, now holds the world record for kicked points. He beat George Blanda's
record of 2.002 points with a field-goal in the fourth quarter of the Vikings football
game against the Buffalo Bills
. Anderson's record is now 2.004 points and rising in future games.
This season, Anderson is 9/10 for FGAs, 18/18 PATs, with a total of 45 points (Not counting today's game).
Anderson was born in Parys
, Orange Free State
, South Africa
. He came to the United States
in 1977 (when he was 18) to play soccer, and was drafted
by the Bills
in the seventh round in 1982 (171st pick overall).
Anderson started as a freshman at Syracuse playing soccer, and was the top scorer for the soccer team that year. Anderson finished his college football career with 198 points and made 42 of 56 career FGAs (75%). He also posted Syracuse's school record 97.4% FG rate as a senior, making 18/19 attempts. Anderson earned All-American honors as a senior ... Perfect 72/72 PATs for career.