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    • Deion is the only player to make an interception and catch a pass in a Super Bowl.

    • Deion is the only player to ever play in a World Series and a Superbowl (with the Dallas Cowboys and the San Fransisco 49ers).

    • As a football player, Sanders played for the Atlanta Falcons, the San Francisco 49ers, the Dallas Cowboys, the Washington Redskins and the Baltimore Ravens.

    • As a baseball player, Deion was a member of the New York Yankees, the Atlanta Braves, the Cincinatti Reds and the San Fransisco Giants. He played for the Toronto Blue Jays in the minor leagues.

    • During his career as a football player, despite his effectiveness, Deion was often criticized for poor tackling technique and an unconventional style of coverage.

    • Deion's nicknames include Neon Deion, Prime Time and Nine-Toe.

    • Deion earned the #8 slot on the College Football News 100 Greatest College Players of All Time.

    • Deion had a non-speaking cameo as himself in the film Jerry Maguire. You can see him, in Cowboys' garb, warming up for the game against the Cardinals.

    • In his professional career, Deion returned 9 interceptions for touchdowns, putting him in second place behind Rod Woodson.

    • In 1999, Deion placed #74 on ESPN's list of the 100 Greatest Athletes of the Century.

    • Released Prime Time, a moderately successful rap album, on Dec. 26 1964.

    • He was the fifth pick of the first round of the NFL draft in 1989. He was drafted by the Atlanta Falcons.

    • He is the only player to play in an MLB and NFL game in the same day.

    • In 1989 he became the first player to hit a home run and score a touchdown in the same week.

    • In high school he was selected to the All-State team in football, basketball and baseball.

    • He was a cornerback for Florida State University.

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