Deion Sanders put together quite a few highlights during his 14-year playing career. That should be obvious considering his induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame -- and his nicknames of "Prime Time" and "Neon" -- but it seems there are always a few exciting things forgotten from a career that spanned two sports, three decades and five different NFL teams.
Luckily, there are plenty of highlights available to remember Sanders' career, starting all the way back to his time with the Florida State Seminoles in the 80s.
Following a career at Florida State that included his winning the Jim Thorpe award for the best defensive back in college football, Neon Deion took his talents to the Atlanta Falcons while also moonlighting as a baseball player for the New York Yankees and later the Atlanta Braves.
With the Falcons, Sanders primarily returned punts and kicks as a rookie, but his reputations as a shutdown cornerback came to light during the remainder of his five seasons in Atlanta.
Following his time with the Falcons, Sanders made a pit stop with the San Francisco 49ers for a season where he'd score three touchdowns on six interceptions and add 34 tackles to boot. Sanders spent only one season, but it was a good one as he was named the season's Defensive Player of the Year.
From the 49ers, Sanders took his talents to the Dallas Cowboys where he'd add wide receiver to his repertoire after Michael Irvin went down due to injury during the 1996 NFL season. Sanders was named to four Pro Bowls during his time in Dallas while showing his versatility where ever he was put on the field.
Sanders career wasn't exactly anything special after his time in Dallas as he spent a forgettable season with the Washington Redskins and then made a comeback with the Baltimore Ravens three seasons after retiring, but the memories of his career make him one of the most highlight video players of our generation.
And, you know what? As hard as some have tried, it's been proven impossible to forget about his (ill-advised) singing career.
Congratulations on being inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, Mr. Sanders.