Oklahoma RB Rodney Anderson on game-winning TD: ‘I was just trying to get back to the line’

Sometimes, you just have to make something out of nothing.

That something doesn’t always turn out to be a game-winning touchdown with just seconds remaining in the game, but that proved to be the case for Rodney Anderson and the Oklahoma Sooners on Saturday against Kansas State.

Ironically, Anderson admitted simply getting something; anything on what initially appeared to be a broken play was the goal, not a touchdown.

“I was just trying to get back to the line,’ Anderson said following his career display in the Sooners 42-35 road victory over the Wildcats.

As we now know, Anderson did get back to the line, and then got much more en route to a 22-yard touchdown scamper to put a perfect stamp on Anderson’s career effort.

A redshirt sophomore who’s missed the bulk of his entire collegiate career due to a pair of season-ending injuries, Anderson tallied 19 carries for 147 yards and of course, the game-winning touchdown.

Considering the extensive adversity Anderson has been faced with since arriving in Norman, Okla., it’s hard to imagine a more picture perfect way to win the game and keep Oklahoma’s College Football Playoff aspirations alive.

Not back for a running back who was simply just trying to get back to the line.

After previously recording just 1 career carry for 5 yards in 2015’s season opener, Anderson has compiled 229 yards and 3 touchdowns on 41 carries this season.

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