Barry Sanders has a permanent spot in the argument for the "Greatest Running Back of All-Time." He spent his first two years of college football as Thurman Thomas' backup for the Oklahoma State Cowboys. In 1988, Thomas was drafted by the Bills Sanders became the Cowboys starting running back. During his one year as a starter, Sanders exploded for greatest single-season any college running back has ever had. He led the nation with 2,628 rushing yards and 37 rushing touchdowns on his way to winning the Heisman Trophy. Sanders was drafted by the Detroit Lions with the third pick of the 1989 NFL Draft and had an immediate impact on the NFL. He rushed for 1,470 yards and 14 touchdowns during his rookie season and was selected to his first NFL Pro Bowl. In 1991, Sanders won the NFL Most valuable Player Award after scoring 17 TDs and leading the Lions to the NFC Championship Game. In 1997, Sanders became just the third player in NFL history to rush for over 2,000 yards in a single season. During his 10 years with the Lions, Sanders made 10 Pro Bowls, scored 109 TDs (99 Rush, 10 Rec) and won four NFL Rushing Titles. Barry's 15,269 career rushing yards is the third highest total in NFL history.
On Saturday, August 6, 2016, Barry Sanders will be signing autographs at The National Sports Collectors Convention in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
Atlantic City Convention Center
One Convention Center Blvd
Atlantic City, New Jersey 08401
Time: Barry Sanders will be signing autographs at 1:15pm.
Bring Your Own Item - Autograph Prices:
Photos and Cards: $125.00
O/S Photos, Footballs and MINI Helmets: $150.00
Artwork, Jerseys and FS Helmets: $175.00
Photo Op: $125.00
Price and schedule are subject to change. Player reserves the right to refuse any item. Visit Tristar Productions for more information.
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