Jayson Anderson is in his second season as an on-field graduate assistant coach for the Utes and his third year overall with the program. In 2011, Anderson worked as a defensive administrative assistant. In his first season assisting with the linebackers, he helped coach an honorable mention all-Pac-12 Conference selection in Trevor Reilly--also Utah's 2012 tackle leader.
Before coming to the U., Anderson coached the defensive backs at Snow College from 2006-10.
Anderson graduated from Utah State in 2011 with a bachelor's degree in secondary education. He and his wife, the former Jordan Finlinson, have a daughter, Jayden. A native of Brigham City, Utah, Anderson was born on Mar. 3, 1985.