Ten fun facts about Deion Sanders


Fact 1
He was inducted to the Pro Football Hall of Fame on August 6, 2011.

Fact 2
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.

Fact 3
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.


Fact 4
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.


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Short about Deion Sanders
Deion Sanders is an American former football and baseball player, who works as a National Football League (NFL) Network analyst.



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