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Brian Sanders
Brian Sanders

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
High Point, N.C.

High School:
T.W. Andrews HS

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 195

Position:
S


#12 Brian Sanders 5-11 / 195 / S Senior High Point, N.C. T.W. Andrews HS

2009 (Jr.): Saw action in all 11 games ... Credited with eight tackles on the season ... Ended the year with a season-high three tackles at Charleston Southern.

2008 (So): Played in all 12 games, drawing the start in two of them, to pick up his second Coastal Carolina letter ... Recorded 31 total tackles, including 18 solos and one interception ... Tallied a career-best six tackles with four solos in the road win at Gardner-Webb ... Had his first collegiate interception against Charleston Southern ... Had four tackles against Towson and three each against Liberty, VMI, North Carolina Central and Presbyterian ... Posted at least one tackle in each of the 12 games.

2007 (Fr.): Played in 10 contests as a true freshman and earned his first collegiate letter ... Recorded eight tackles on the season, including a pair of solos ... Had his best game of the year in the season finale at Charleston Southern, posting four tackles.

Prior to Coastal Carolina: Two-time first team all-conference and all-county performer, as well as all-area his senior year, that posted 38 tackles and five interceptions as a senior ... Also had 40 tackles and seven interceptions along with rushing for 503 yards and posting 430 receiving yards his junior season to lead the Red Raiders to the Class 3A Playoffs ... Had 70 tackles and seven picks his sophomore year to earn honorable mention All-Conference ... Also was four-year letterwinner in baseball ... Served as baseball's team captain his senior year and earned all-conference honors for the second straight season ... Was conference runner-up in 145-pound weight class in wrestling as a freshman ... Named to the Honor Roll, graduating with a 3.9 GPA.

Personal: Son of Samuel and Tammy Sanders.

Sanders' career Defensive Statistics
GP-GS Solo Asst. Total TFL-YDS Sack-YDS Int-YDS PBU FR FF BLK
2007 10- 1 2 6 8 0.0-0 0.0-0 0- 0 0 0-0 0 0
2008 12- 2 18 13 31 1.0-3 0.5-2 1-11 1 0-0 0 0
2009 11- 0 3 5 8 0.0-0 0.0-0 0- 0 0 0-0 0 0
Total 33- 3 23 24 47 1.0-3 0.5-2 1-11 1 0-0 0 0

CAREER GAME-BY-GAME TACKLES (solo-asst-tot)
2007:
Delaware State 0-0-0; Winston-Salem State 0-0-0; Georgia Southern 0-0-0; James Madison 0-1-1; Furman 0-0-0; Chowan 0-1-1; Presbyterian 0-0-0; VMI 0-1-1; Liberty 1-0-1; Gardner-Webb DNP; Charleston Southern 1-3-4.
2008: Penn State 2-0-2; Colgate 0-1-1; Monmouth 2-0-2; Towson 3-1-4; North Carolina A&T 1-0-1; Liberty 3-0-3; VMI 1-2-3; North Carolina Central 0-3-3; Stony Brook 0-1-1; Gardner-Webb 4-2-6; Presbyterian 2-1-3; Charleston Southern 0-2-2.
2009: Kent State 1-0-1; Monmouth 0-0-0; Towson 0-0-0; North Carolina A&T 0-1-1; VMI 0-0-0; Liberty 0-1-1; Stony Brook 0-1-1; Clemson 1-0-1; Gardner-Webb 0-0-0; Presbyterian 0-0-0; Charleston Southern 1-2-3.

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