In Brief : All-American Opts for Penn State

From Times staff and wire service reports

Richie Anderson, who rushed for 3,579 yards and 42 touchdowns in his final two years of high school, said today that he plans to attend Penn State University on a football scholarship.

Anderson, a member of the USA Today and Parade Magazine All-American teams, was recruited by hundreds of colleges and universities nationwide. The Sherwood High School senior finally made his decision after taking official visits to Syracuse, Maryland, Ohio State and Penn State.