His number 20 jersey was retired by the Lions, and he was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2004.
Sanders started at tailback his sophomore year, but his brother Byron started before him in that position the following year.
(born July 16, 1968) is a former American football running back.
He played professionally for the Detroit Lions of the National Football League (NFL).
In 1997, he became the third player to rush for over 2,000 yards in a season and was named the NFL Most Valuable Player.