Welcome Barry Sanders 2021

Barry Sanders joined the Detroit Lions in 1989 and is widely considered as one of the greatest NFL running backs of all time, holding many records still today for his position.

Sanders unexpectedly retired from football after 10 spectacular seasons and a year later was inducted into the Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame. Sanders was also inducted into the Kansas Sports Hall of Fame, the College Football Hall of Fame, the and the Michigan Sports Hall of Fame, and the NFL Hall of Fame. Today, his time is focused on his family, community and charitable projects. In commemoration of 150 years of college football, Sanders was honored as the #9 player of all-time.

He is a true example of striving to be the best and sets an extraordinary example for our youth through his tenacity and dedication to excellence and his on-field legacy is one of good sportsmanship and humility.