Signed with Toronto as a free agent on March 2, 2012.
2012: Granted free agency by the B.C. Lions on February 15... Signed by Toronto on March 2... Started in 3 games and dressed in 17 regular season games for Toronto…Week 2, Dressed as backup OL in a win versus Calgary...Week 5, Made first start as an Argo at LG in a win at Montreal…Week 6, Started at LG in a loss to B.C...Week 8, started at LG in a win at Calgary…Dressed as backup LG from weeks 11 to 14...Dressed as a LG from weeks 15-18. ..2012 Playoffs Started at LG in a win against Edmonton in Eastern Semi-Final… Dressed at LG in a win against Montreal in Eastern Final… 2012 Grey Cup Dressed at LG in a win against Calgary.
2011: Dressed in 18 games as a backup lineman for the B.C. Lions…CFL Playoffs Dressed in West Final win over Edmonton…Grey Cup Championship Dressed in win over Winnipeg at B.C. Place.
2010: Started three regular season games…Earned the starting left guard spot out of Lions’ training camp…A serious knee injury sustained in Week 3 ended his season.
2009: Dressed in 15 regular season games…Was on 46-man reserve for two games and added to the injured list for the other…Played backup lineman and on special teams…Made first career start in Hamilton…CFL Playoffs Dressed in East Semi-Final crossover win at Hamilton and in East Final crossover loss at Montreal.
2008: Missed season with injury.
2007: Invited to CFL Evaluation Camp in Toronto…Selected by the B.C. Lions in the 4th Round, 32nd Overall, in the CFL Canadian Draft…Returned to school.
Played four years at McMaster University (2004-07)…Named to McMasters all-decade team in 2010…2007 Dressed in every game in his final year…2006 Earned Second-Team OUA All-Star…Racked up 18 tackles and two sacks in five games…2005 Named First-Team OUA All-Star…2004 Named First-Team OUA All-Star and a Second-Team CIS selection.
Andrew was a Political Science major at McMaster. He enjoys hip hop music as well as giving back to his community and working with kids. This off-season he helped raise funds for the head trauma unit at St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto and was an active member of the Argonauts Huddle-Up Bullying Prevention program as well as Argo-cise Recess. Andrew grew up in the Beaches area of Toronto until high school when he moved to Mississauga and attended St. Joseph S.S. for one year. He then moved to Niagara Falls and completed high school at St. Paul High School. He played one year of junior football with the Burlington Braves. Andrew’s older brother, Travis Anderson, had brief stints with the Ottawa Rough Riders and the Argonauts. While at McMaster, he played with current teammates Chris Van Zeyl, Jason Pottinger and Mike Bradwell.