Found February 03, 2013 on
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"Primetime" is back, folks.Using the alias "Leon Sandcastle" and rocking a sweet 'fro, retired NFL defensive back Deion Sanders tore up the Scouting Combine in the NFL Network promo during the Super Bowl. He ran a blazing 4.2 in the 40-yard dash and impressed by jumping off the charts in the vertical leap. This led him to being drafted first overall by the Kansas City Chiefs in the 2013 Draft.Sanders currently works as an analyst for NFL Network, but as you can see, the former multi-sport athlete still looks like he can put on the pads.
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During today’s Super Bowl pregame show on the NFL Network, former NFL cornerback Deion Sanders went on a small rant about the game of football and concussions.
“I don’t buy all these guys coming back with these concussions,” said Sanders. ”I’m not buying that. Half these guys are trying to make some money off the deal. That’s real talk. That’s really how it...
NFL Network had an excellent commercial that aired during the fourth quarter of the Super Bowl that sparked the question: who is Leon Sandcastle?
Sandcastle was the fictional alter-ego created by NFL Network analyst Deion Sanders, who shows up at the 2013 NFL Combine to prove that stars like RG3, Russell Wilson, and Andrew Luck are not the most dominant rookies ever.
During the commercial...
The last few years, the NFL has come under fire from former players, outside medical agencies, mothers, wives, whoever, for the serious head trauma issues caused by the violent nature of the game. Just recently, doctors linked Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE), to the suicide of Junior Seau. CTE is known to cause depression, memory loss, and dementia. More and more data seemingly...
Tide “Miracle Stain” Deion Sanders “Leon Sandcastle #1 pick” McDonald’s “All-American” Hyundai “Team”
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Did you know before Deion Sanders posed as Leon Sandcastle, Michael Jordan’s alias, Johnny Kilroy, existed? In an effort to further the Jordan brand following his 1993 retirement, Nike took the clever approach of developing the fictional character, Johnny Kilroy. Although, in reality, MJ traded his rubber soles in for cleats...
Tyrone Notice out of Division III Framingham University is another name to know. Notice recently was featured in Sports Illustrated “Faces in the Crowd” (which we covered with him) after a spectacular performance in the “Bowl of Stars” All Star Game in Guadalajara, Mexico- where he returned an interception for a touchdown, blocked a punt and logged 3 tackles to help his team...