- 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.
- Deiondra Sanders — Daughter
- Pilar Biggers — Wife (separated)
- Connie Knight — Mother
- Deion Sanders Jr. — Son
- Shedeur Sanders — Son
- Shelomi Sanders — Daughter
- Shilo Sanders — Son
- Carolyn Chambers — Ex-wife
- Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, United States