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    Kyle Sanders
    Kyle Sanders

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Jackson, Mich.

    High School:
    Jackson

    Height / Weight:
    5-10 / 206

    Position:
    FS



    1998: Academic All-Big Ten ... Played in 11 games, starting the UNLV and Duke contests ... Recorded 14 tackles, eight solo ... Registered a tackle for loss vs. Ohio State ... Broke up one pass.

    1997: Academic All-Big Ten ... Recorded 12 tackles on the season, including two for losses ... Recovered two fumbles at Wake Forest ... Played in six games and started the Purdue contest.

    1996: Academic All-Big Ten ... Saw action in all 12 games, mostly on special teams ... Recorded four solo tackles on the year, including one quarterback sack ... Recovered a fumble at Indiana.

    1995: Did not see game action ... Scout team champion vs. Air Force.

    High School: Three-sport letterwinner, including three letters in football ... Named an all-state honoree by the Detroit Free Press and Detroit News as a senior ... A three-time all-conference and two-time all-area selection ... Two-time MVP who was named a first-team academic all-state honoree ... Recorded 373 career tackles, 155 in a single season and 29 tackles in a single game ... Competed in the Michigan High School All-Star game ... High school coach was Ben Pack ... A two-year all-conference pick in baseball ... Member of the National Honor Society ... Student Body President ... Valedictorian.

    Personal: Born Kyle Joseph Sanders on 2/2/77 ... Son of Terry and Mary Ellen Sanders and Don and Sally Maronde ... Majoring in chemical engineering ... Also was a member of NU baseball team.

    Sanders' Career Stats

    Defense
    Year    GP  ST  AT  TT   TFL   INT  PBU  FR  FF   SAk
    1996    12   4   0   4  1/10   0/0   0    1   0  1/10
    1997     6   8   4  12   2/5   0/0   0    2   0   0/0
    1998    11   8   6  14   1/3   0/0   1    0   0   0/0
    TOTALS  29  20  10  30  4/18   0/0   1    3   0  1/10

    The Sanders File
    Q. What is your motto: Pain is just a weakness leaving the body
    Q. What do you consider to be your greatest achievement: Graduating with a chemical engineering degree while playing collegiate football and baseball
    Q. Which talent would you most like to have: Tie a knot in a cherry stem by using only my mouth