Barry Sanders was drafted by the Detroit Lions in 1989. In 1997, Sanders had his greatest season ever, when he rushed for a career-high 2,053 yards. In Sanders' career, he achieved Pro Bowl status in all of his 10 seasons as a pro. Sanders was named first team All-Pro eight times from 19891991 and 19931997 and was named second team All-Pro twice in 1992 and 1998. Sanders was also named All-NFC from 1989-1992 to 1994-1997. Sanders was named NFL Rookie of the Year in '89, Offensive Player of the Year in '94 and '97, NFL MVP in '97, and was named to the 1990s NFL All-Decade team. Barry Sanders has hand autographed this Official NFL New Duke Football. Upper Deck Hologram and Certificate of Authenticity.