Coaches & Assistants

Roy Anderson
Assistant Defensive Backs

Biography

Roy Anderson owns eight years of NFL coaching experience with the San Francisco 49ers (2016), Indianapolis Colts (2012-15) and Baltimore Ravens (2009-11). Prior to joining the NFL, Anderson spent time as a graduate assistant with LSU (2004), Florida State (2003) and Florida A&M (2002). Anderson also spent time as a player personnel assistant with the Ravens (2005-09).

Last season, Anderson was the 49ers assistant defensive backs coach. S Antoine Bethea led the team with 141 tackles and reached 100 tackles for the third time under Anderson's tutelage (2012, 2013 and 2016).

Before joining San Francisco, Anderson coached...

Roy Anderson enters his first season as the Bears assistant secondary coach after being hired by the club on January 19, 2017. Anderson owns nine years of NFL coaching experience with the San Francisco 49ers (2016), Indianapolis Colts (2012-15) and Baltimore Ravens (2008-11). Prior to joining the NFL, Anderson spent time as a graduate assistant with LSU (2004), Florida State (2003) and Florida A&M (2002). Anderson also spent time as a player personnel assistant with the Ravens (2005-07).

Last season, Anderson was the 49ers assistant defensive backs coach. Safety Antoine Bethea led the team with 141 tackles and reached 100 tackles for the third time under Anderson's tutelage (2012, 2013 and 2016).

Before joining San Francisco, Anderson coached the secondary for four seasons with the Colts (2012-15). Under his guidance, CB Vontae Davis posted four interceptions and S Mike Adams tallied five interceptions in both 2014 and 2015 en route to back-to-back pro bowl nods. Adams also finished tied for first in the NFL with seven takeaways in 2014.

Anderson spent seven seasons with the Ravens (2005-11) as the club's defensive assistant/secondary coach (2010-11), coaching assistant (2008) and personnel assistant (2005-07). In 2011, the Ravens defense allowed 288.9 yards per game (3rd in the NFL). In 2009, he worked primarily with the defensive line as Baltimore ranked 3rd in the NFL, allowing 300.5 yards per game.

Anderson played quarterback collegiately for Howard University (1997-2001) and was named to the all-MEAC Scholar-Athlete Team in 2001.

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