Barry Sanders

Running Back

Barry Sanders

10 seasons
15,269 rushing yards
109 total TDs
8 All-Pro selections
10 1,000-yard season

10

seasons

15,269

rushing yards

109

total TDs

8

All-Pro selections

10

1,000-yard season
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"I never valued it (the career rushing yardage record) so much that I thought it was worth my dignity or Walter’s dignity to pursue it amid so much media and marketing attention.”

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(Oklahoma State)...5'9'', 203...Barry Sanders. . .Detroit's first-round draft pick, 1989. . .Electrifying running style. . .First player to rush for 1,000 yards his first 10 seasons. . .Led NFL in rushing four times. . .NFL's MVP, 1997. . .Gained 2,053 yards including record 14 straight 100-yard games, 1997. . .Career rushing record: 15,269 yards, 99 TDs. . .First- or second-team All-NFL each of his 10 seasons. . .Selected to 10 Pro Bowls. . .Born July 16, 1968, in Wichita, Kansas.