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Deion Sanders, Jr.
Deion Sanders, Jr.

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Atlanta, Ga.

High School:
Atlanta Sports Academy

Height / Weight:
5-7 / 183

Position:
WR

Experience:
SO-1L


12/10/2014

Sanders Named First-Team All-AAC

Sophomore Honored By The League's Coaches

Freshman (2013): Played in seven of SMU's final eight games at wide receiver and kickoff returner... Season-high three catches for 18 yards (long of 10) in SMU's win over Temple... Also had four kickoff returns for a season-high 131 yards against Temple, including an 87-yard return, the 16th longest in SMU history... Enrolled at SMU in January 2013.

Prep: Spent one season at Atlanta Sports Academy, a prep school... Had three picks in 2012 at ASA... Was a three-star Scout.com recruit as a high school senior... A two-star Rivals.com, 247sports.com and Scout.com prospect in 2013... Invited to play corner in the Under Armour All-American Bowl in 2012... Played both wideout and corner in high school... Also lettered in track... Had an offer from Houston as a prep senior.

Personal: Father Deion Sanders, Sr., played football and baseball at Florida State, played baseball professionally with the Cincinnati Reds, Atlanta Braves, San Francisco Giants and New York Yankees, and played football professionally with the Atlanta Falcons, San Francisco 49ers, Dallas Cowboys, Washington Redskins and Baltimore Ravens.

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