Fast Facts

  • Lettered in baseball, football and track in high school.
  • Nicknamed "Prime Time" and "Neon Deion."
  • Played in both a World Series and a Super Bowl. Also, hit a home run in MLB action and scored a touchdown in the NFL in the same week.
  • Has said he attempted suicide in a car crash in 1997.
  • Selected for the Pro Bowl eight times in his NFL career.
  • Coached the Dallas Fury, a women's pro basketball team.
  • Hosted the Miss America Pageant in 2002.
  • Owner of the Austin Wranglers, an Arena Football League team.
  • Elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2011.


  • Shedeur Sanders — Son
  • Deion Sanders Jr. — Son
  • Carolyn Chambers — Ex-wife
  • Deiondra Sanders — Daughter
  • Connie Knight — Mother
  • Pilar Biggers — Wife (separated)
  • Shelomi Sanders — Daughter
  • Shilo Sanders — Son


  • Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL

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  • Birth Name: Deion Luwynn Sanders
  • Birth Place: Fort Myers, FL
  • Birthday: August 9, 1967, Leo
  • Profession: Former NFL and MLB player, Football analyst
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