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OLB Ryan Anderson to Return for Senior Season

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More good news on the NFL Draft front: Ryan Anderson has decided to join running mate Tim Williams in returning to Tuscaloosa for his senior season.

Another Alabama junior linebacker passes on NFL, staying in school |

Anderson posted 37 tackles, 11.5 stops for a loss and six sacks despite being only a rotational player and not starting any of Alabama's 15 games. The Daphne native had a half tackle for a loss or more in 10 of Alabama's last 11 games and at least one sack in five of the last nine games.

With starting outside linebackers Denzel Devall and Dillon Lee both moving on, Anderson and junior Tim Williams will likely enter the spring as the Tide's first-team outside linebackers.

Kudos to Ryan for staying in school for his fifth and final campaign. He and Williams should be quite the dynamic duo coming off the edges next season.

Roll Tide.