Thomas Sanders (American football)

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Thomas Sanders
No. 20, 45
Position:Running back
Personal information
Born: (1962-01-04) January 4, 1962 (age 62)
Giddings, Texas, U.S.
Height:5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight:203 lb (92 kg)
Career information
High school:Giddings (TX)
College:Texas A&M
NFL draft:1985 / Round: 9 / Pick: 250
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Games played:90
Games started:4
Rushing yards:1,239
Player stats at · PFR

Thomas Derrick Sanders (born January 4, 1962) is a former professional American football running back in the National Football League (NFL) for six seasons for the Chicago Bears and Philadelphia Eagles. He was a ninth round draft selection of the Bears in the 1985 NFL Draft.[1] He was a member of the Bears team that won Super Bowl XX following the 1985 NFL season.[2] He was also a member of the "Shuffling Crew" in the video The Super Bowl Shuffle. He played college football at Texas A&M University.


  1. ^ "1985 NFL Draft Listing". Retrieved October 5, 2023.
  2. ^ "Bears Trounce Patriots, 46-10, in Super Bowl". Los Angeles Times. January 27, 1986. Retrieved October 31, 2023.