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Q&A with defensive lineman Sundiata "Sunny" Anderson

By Jalon Sheffield
On October 18, 2021

Sundiata "Sunny" Anderson is a 6'5" 240-pound defensive lineman from College Park, Ga. where he graduated from North Clayton High School. He is a sophomore playing for the Grambling State Tigers football team. 


Q: When do you start playing football?

A: I started playing around 4. 


Q: Whats position do you play?

A: I play defensive end. 


Q: How did you end up here at Grambling?

A: I was offered a scholarship out of high school for football and decided to continue my education here at Grambling State University. 


Q: What is your favorite thing about being here at GSU? 

A: My favorite thing about Grambling State is the African American presence and excellence. 


Q: What is something you would improve about the school?

A: I would improve the organization of certain things and make upgrades.


Q: What is your major?

A: My major is biology. 


Q: What do you plan on doing with that?

A: I plan to become a biological researcher after working for the environmental protection agency for a few years. 


Q: What are some personal goals you have for this football season? 

A: A few of my personal goals for the season are player of the year and winning out the season. 


Q: What player or players do you watch the most at your position?

A: I watch Isaiah Simmons and von Miller a lot because I feel like there great examples of how I want to play. 


Q: What do you love most about your position?

A:  What I like the most about my position is that I can control my fate, for the most part. 


Q: What do you hate the most about your position?

A: I hate the constant contact that keeps me bruised up at my position. 


Q: Describe what the game is like or what it means to you?

A: The birdseye view and feeling of the game is like a gladiator sport but the actual game is art, a teacher, it takes intelligence, it’s strategic, it’s filled with emotional ups and downs and at the end of the day it’s a game 4-5 year olds play for fun.


Q: What is your why? 

A: My why is I truly love the game. 


Q: Why do you play?

A:  I like the competition, I like the comradeship, I like the brotherhood , the lessons, the ups and downs and I truly respect the game and the fact that I have a chance to change my life completely.  

Sundiata "Sunny" Anderson


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