less than 1 minute read

Barry Sanders

Chronology

1968 Born in Wichita, Kansas, on July 16
1986-89 Attends Oklahoma State University in Stillwater
1989 Wins Heisman Trophy
1989 Drafted third overall in NFL draft by Detroit Lions
1991 Holds out for 33 days before season starts—finally signs four-year 5.9 million dollar contract
1999 Retires from Detroit Lions shortly before beginning of 1999 season
2000 Marries Detroit TV anchor Lauren Campbell on November 11

Additional topics

Famous Sports StarsFootballBarry Sanders Biography - Born In Wichita, Kansas, Chronology, Football's Demands Hamper Studies, Career Statistics