Deion Sanders, the former Dallas Cowboy, Atlanta Falcon, San Francisco 49er, Washington Redskin and Baltimore Raven, has been crowned the greatest cornerback of all time in a new top-10 ranking from the analyst Gil Brandt and the NFL.
The former 1994 NFL Defensive Player of the Year and a member of the NFL All-Decade Team (1990s) as a corner and a punt-returner, Sanders is known to have changed the game at the corner position. He made plays in the big moments and made them in style.
Sanders was inducted into thein 2011. 'Primetime' the with both the 49ers and the Cowboys. An in baseball, he played professionally for the , the , the and the , and participated in the with the Braves. He attended , where he was recognized as a two-time in , and also played and ran .
Sanders picked off 53 career passes, scoring ten defensive touchdowns. He even caught three receiving touchdowns on 60 career catches.