Anderson had gotten careless in the classroom late in his junior year and was academically ineligible for OSU’s Holiday Bowl trip.
"It hurt,” said Anderson, now a rising senior. "The coaches would say, ‘Yeah, we understand you had a hard schedule,’ but to me, hard schedule or not, I should’ve passed. I let my team down and it hurt badly.”
With that experience still large in his rear-view mirror, and with the opportunity for the career backup to finally become a starting cornerback, Anderson is a new man this spring.
"Sometimes, things happen to us and it’s like a blessing in disguise,” said cornerbacks coach Jason Jones. "Terrance is working harder in the weight room. He’s buckling down in the classroom and taking care of his business.