Meaning of SANDERS, BARRY in English

born July 16, 1968, Wichita, Kan., U.S.

U.S. football player.

He attended Oklahoma State University, where he won the Heisman Trophy (1988) and set 34 college rushing records. As a running back for the Detroit Lions (1989–99), he rushed for 15,269 yd, placing him third behind Emmitt Smith and Walter Payton in all-time career rushing yardage. He holds records for the most games with 150 yd or more rushing (25), the most 100-yd games in a season (14), and the most touchdown runs of 50 or more yards (15). A runner with exceptional speed and balance, Sanders was known for his array of jukes and spins that left defenders grasping at air.

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