Ten fun facts about Deion Sanders
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He was inducted to the Pro Football Hall of Fame on August 6, 2011.
Sanders made the cover of Sports Illustrated on five occasions: twice for baseball, once for football, once for both sports and once for his persona.
Sanders in 1994 released a rap album and CD which peaked at No. 70 on the U.S. hip-hop list and had a mild hit in “Must Be The Money,” which he performed on Saturday Night Live.
Sanders served as guest host of “Saturday Night Live,” broadcast on Feb. 18, 1995, just 20 days after he won his first Super Bowl ring in San Francisco’s 49-26 Super Bowl XXIX victory against the San Diego Chargers, in which Sanders recorded one interception.Fact 5
Sanders has endorsed a number of companies over the years such as Pepsi, Pizza Hut, and Campbell’s Soup.Fact 6
In 1998, Sanders got personal with his autobiography titled, “Power, Money and Sex,” subtitled “How Success Almost Ruined My Life.”Fact 7
The Sporting News named Sanders No. 37 on its Top Football Players of the Century, published in 1999.Fact 8
Sanders and his wife, Pilar Sanders, starred on the reality TV show “Deion and Pilar: Prime Time Love,” in April 2008 on the Oxygen Network.Fact 9
Sanders and his wife, Pilar, founded the Sanders Claus charity in 2009, which works to provide opportunities for Dallas/Fort Worth children in need.Fact 10
Sanders has been an NFL analyst, first with CBS from 2001 until 2004 and with his current part-time employer, the NFL Network, which hired him in 2006. Go to more people facts ❯
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