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Mark Anderson
Philadelphia Eagles running back Cornell Buckhalter (C) is tackled by Chicago Bears defensive ends Adewale Ogunleye (L) and Mark Anderson after a 3-yard gain during the first quarter on September 28, 2008 at Soldier Field in Chicago. (UPI Photo/Brian Kersey)

Mark Anderson (born May 26, 1983 in Tulsa, Oklahoma) is an American football defensive end for the New England Patriots of the National Football League. He was selected in the fifth round of the 2006 NFL Draft by the Chicago Bears. He played college football at Alabama.

He has also played for the Houston Texans.

Anderson attended Booker T. Washington High School in Tulsa, Oklahoma and was a student and a letterman in football and basketball and was a teammate in both sports of Robert Meachem and Felix Jones, both also current NFL football players. In football, he was an All-Metro selection and was named as a Big 12 Prep pick. Mark Anderson graduated from Booker T. Washington High School in 2001. Anderson recorded 104 tackles and 9 sacks along with 9 receptions and 3 touchdowns during his senior season to help the Hornets to an 11-2 record. In his best game he notched 20 tackles, 3 sacks and 2 blocked punts in 1 game as a senior. He also played basketball.

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