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 Chris Sanders 1
Chris Sanders
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Tucker, Ga.

High School:
Tucker HS

Last College:
Eastern Arizona College / Georgia

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 185

Position:
DB

Experience:
TR

Transfer cornerback from Eastern Arizona College, two years of eligibility remaining... Vying for starting position heading into fall... Mid-year signee enrolled at Baylor in January 2014, participated in 2014 spring drills... Traveled to Zambia for mission trip with Baylor student-athletes in May 2014.

2013 (Sophomore, Eastern Arizona College): Played one season at Eastern Arizona College in Thatcher, Ariz., in 2013... Rated No. 4 junior college prospect among cornerbacks by ESPN, 18th by 247Sports... Ranked No. 124 overall juco recruit by 247Sports... Totaled 35 tackles and three interceptions in 10 games as sophomore.

2011 (True Freshman, Georgia): Played three games at UGA as true freshman in 2011 before season-ending shoulder injury... Totaled two tackles in three games played.

High School: All-State defensive back and three-year starter at Tucker (Ga.) High School... Played safety, linebacker, receiver, returner and punter under head coach Franklin Stephens at THS... Named first-team 2010 Class AAAA All-State and to Atlanta Journal Constitution's Super 11... Selected to SuperPrep 2010 All-Dixie Team... National position rankings out of high school: 20th (S) by Scout, 24th (S) by ESPN, 24th (athlete) by Rivals... Rated Georgia's 24th-best prospect by Rivals, 32nd by Scout and 38th by ESPN... Led Tucker to 13-1 record and state AAAA semifinals as senior... Totaled 36 tackles, five interceptions and led team in receiving with 257 yards and three TDs, added 139 yards rushing and three TDs... As junior in 2009, totaled 32 tackles (1 TFL), two forced fumbles and one interception, made seven receptions for 158 yards and two TDs... Also returned punts and handled punting duties, averaged 35 yards per punt... Played linebacker and safety as sophomore on 2008 Tucker Class AAAA state championship team.

Personal: Son of Tannesa Sanders... Full name is Christopher Marquis Sanders... Born Feb. 26, 1993, in Atlanta, Ga... Majoring in health, human performance and recreation studies.

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