Deion Sanders’ College Career: Stats From Florida State

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Florida State's Deion Sanders, left, reacts as he sits with television reporter Andrea Kremer, at his agent's suburban home in Winnetka, Ill., on April 23, 1989. Sanders was selected by the Atlanta Falcons in the first round of the NFL draft. Sanders, a two-time All-American cornerback at FSU, was the fifth player selected in the first round.
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Chase Kiddy @chaseakiddy Jul 09, 2024, 3:25 PM

Deion Sanders played defensive back at Florida State for four years, from 1985-88. During his senior season, he finished 8th in the Heisman Trophy voting. 

In 1989, he was drafted fifth overall by the Atlanta Falcons.

Deion Sanders College Stats

SeasonTacklesINT (Yds)DEF TDP/K Returns (Yds)RET TD
1988115 (116)233 (503)1
1987114 (42)032 (381)1
1986114 (29)031 (290)0
1985111 (100)130 (255)1
Total4414 (287)3126 (1,429)3

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Chase Kiddy is a writer for BetMGM and co-host of The Lion's Edge, an NFL and college football podcast available on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, and everywhere else. He has also written for a number of print and online outlets, including the Richmond Times-Dispatch, Washington Post, Daily News-Record, and HERO Sports. His first novel, Cave Paintings, is in development.

Chase Kiddy is a writer for BetMGM and co-host of The Lion's Edge, an NFL and college football podcast available on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, and everywhere else. He has also written for a number of print and online outlets, including the Richmond Times-Dispatch, Washington Post, Daily News-Record, and HERO Sports. His first novel, Cave Paintings, is in development.