Utility position: Otis Anderson by the numbers in Josh Heupel’s offense

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Tennessee will kick off the Josh Heupel-era on Sept. 2 against Bowling Green at Neyland Stadium.

Heupel is one the most innovative offensive minds in football.

The utility position is used within Heupel’s offensive scheme, allowing for a running back to be used in the passing and running game.

Players in the utility position are versatile and positioned in various spots on the field.

Running back Otis Anderson played in the utility position at UCF under Heupel. Below are Anderson’s stats during the 2020 season.

2020 - Otis Anderson (rushing stats)

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  • 125 attempts

  • 687 yards

  • 4 touchdowns

2020 - Otis Anderson (First down rushing stats)

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  • 61 attempts

  • 353 yards

  • 0 touchdowns

2020 - Otis Anderson (Second down rushing stats)

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  • 51 attempts

  • 253 yards

  • 3 touchdowns

2020 - Otis Anderson (Third down rushing stats)

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  • 12 attempts

  • 79 yards

  • 1 touchdown

2020 - Otis Anderson (Fourth down rushing stats)

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  • 1 attempt

  • 2 yards

  • 0 touchdowns

2020 - Otis Anderson (receiving stats)

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  • 14 receptions

  • 79 yards

  • 0 touchdowns

2020 - Otis Anderson (First down receiving stats)

Mandatory Credit: Maria Lysaker-USA TODAY Sports

  • 5 receptions

  • 20 yards

  • 0 touchdowns

2020 - Otis Anderson (Second down receiving stats)

Mandatory Credit: Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports

  • 4 receptions

  • 35 yards

  • 0 touchdowns

2020 - Otis Anderson (Third down receiving stats)

Mandatory Credit: Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports

  • 5 receptions

  • 24 yards

  • 0 touchdowns

2020 - Otis Anderson (Fourth down receiving stats)

Mandatory Credit: Maria Lysaker-USA TODAY Sports

  • 0 receptions

  • 0 yards

  • 0 touchdowns

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