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Barry Sanders, Hall of Fame, Detroit Lions

Barry Sanders 

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 Authentic Athletix is proud to honor NFL legend Barry Sanders on reaching the pinnacle of football. His unparalleled agility, dynamic runs, and breathtaking elusiveness show why he is a true icon of the game. 

My Story

Name: Barry Sanders 
Birthdate: July 16, 1968
Birthplace: Wichita, Kansas
High School: North (Wichita, KS)

Drafted: 1st round (3rd overall), 1989 (Detroit Lions)

Number: #20

Pro Career: 10 seasons, 153 games
Elected to Pro Football Hall of Fame: January 31, 2004

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Barry By the Numbers: 

10× Pro Bowl (19891998)

6× 1st-team All-Pro (19891991, 1994, 1995, 1997)

4× Second-team All-Pro (1992, 1993, 1996, 1998)

NFL Most Valuable Player (1997)

NFL Offensive Player of the Year (1994, 1997)

Bert Bell Award (1991, 1997)

NFL rushing leader (1990, 1994, 1996, 1997)

NFL rushing touchdowns leader (1991)

NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year (1989)

NFL 1990s All-Decade Team

Detroit Lions No. 20 retired

Chic Harley Award (1988)

Heisman Trophy (1988)

Maxwell Award (1988)

Walter Camp Award (1988)

Unanimous All-American (1988)

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