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Deion Sanders Biography

Birth Name:
Deion Luwynn Sanders
Birth Place:
Fort Myers, Florida, United States
Former NFL and MLB player, football analyst

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