Barry Sanders Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Wife, Net Worth

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Barry Sanders (Barry David Sanders)

Last Updated: 29 Sep, 2023 | Views: 474

Age: 55

Profession: Sports Men

Other Profession(s): Football player

Famous For: American football player and Hall of Famer.

Barry Sanders Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
16 Jul, 1968 (55 Years 04 Months 16 Days)
Birth Country
United States
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Birth District
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Barry Sanders Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (Profile/Biography):  

Originally from Kansas, Barry Sanders is a professional gridiron football player in the United States. Barry Sanders is rated as one of the top ten American football players from the past ten seasons in the National Football League. Sanders was eventually accepted on a football scholarship at Oklahoma State after being rejected by a number of colleges due to his height. While his father worked as a roofer and carpenter, his mother cared for the Sanders family's home. Sanders helped his father as a roofer alongside his two siblings. Sanders unexpectedly announced his retirement from football, which generated discussion about his decision.


Barry was given the number 20 jersey after the Detroit Lions selected him in the 1989 NFL Draft.

In the 1990s, Sanders played as a quarterback for the Lions, who qualified for the playoffs five times.

The National Football League (NFL) then selected him and Barry played his whole football career with the Detroit Lions.

Sanders was a part of the team in 1991 and 1993 that won the NFC Central division title.

Barry's five-year streak of gaining over 1500 yards on the ground was broken this year when he gained just 1491 yards.

Achievements and Awards:

He received the "NFC Most Valuable Player" honor from the NFL Players Association in 1991.

For Sporting News, he earned the "Player of the Year" in 1997.

Unknown facts:

In each of his first 10 seasons, Sanders became the first player in league history to rush for more than 1,000 yards.

Barry is one of the select few pro football players with 34 NCAA records to his name.

Barry Sanders Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 173 cm
In Meters 1.73 m
In feet Inches 5'8"
Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 91 Kg
In Pounds 200 lbs
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Barry Sanders Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

Father's Name
William Sanders
Mother's Name
Shirley Ann Sanders
Lauren Campbell
Byron Sanders, Boyd Sanders
Lynn Sanders, Nancy Sanders
Barry J. Sanders, Nigel Sanders, Nicholas Sanders, Noah Sanders

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