24 Deon Sanders
24 Deon Sanders
Height: 5-11
Weight: 223
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Franklin, Tenn.
High School: Centennial
Position: RB

High School:  2015 graduate of Centennial (6A) High School...football coach was Brian Rector...versatile performer who registered action at running back, slot back, cornerback, free safety, strong safety, and linebacker...rushed for 3,500 yards and 44 touchdowns in his career...rated a two-star recruit by Rivals.com and 24/7 Sports...three-time all-county and all-district selection...rushed for 1,343 yards and 18 touchdowns and also totaled 300 receiving yards and a score in 2014 in helping Centennial post a 10-3 record and state quarterfinal round playoff appearance...rushed 14 times for 104 yards and a score in Tennessee’s 8th Annual Toyota East-West All-Star Football Classic, where he teamed with fellow Paladin running back Triston Luke in leading the West squad to a 28-16 victory...was also invited to play in the Tennessee-Kentucky All-Star Game...tallied 1,502 yards and 16 touchdowns as a junior in 2013, including a 342-yard, three-touchdown performance in a 31-20 win over Brentwood High School...also played baseball.

Personal: Full name is Deon Isiah Sanders...born December 7, 1995, in Franklin, Tennessee...son of Deon and Tabitha Sanders...father played football at Columbia State and grandfather played at Ball State.