Tittle was drafted by Detroit with the No. *2005 gewann Reggie Bush, der die Heisman Trophy jedoch 2010 – aufgrund illegaler Zuwendungen während seiner College-Zeit – zurückgab. BEST LATE-ROUND DRAFT PICK: LB Joe Schmidt. Sanders spielte zehn Jahre in der National Football League (NFL) für die Detroit Lions. 1948: D. Walker | Troy Aikman, who was selected first overall, was represented by Leigh Steinberg, who went with his client to the draft finding he was the only player there. If the Packers draft Sanders, then it’s a good bet both are given a longer leash. John Randle | 2007: Tebow | 1998: Williams | Barry David Sanders (* 16. Green Bay missed out on the Hall of Fame parade by taking Tony Mandarich at No. Prior to his abrupt retirement, Barry Sanders electrified fans of the Detroit Lions for a decade. BEST SECOND-ROUND DRAFT PICK: CB Lem Barney. The Lions later released him and he didn't appear in another NFL game. 2001: Crouch | The 6-6, 330-pound tackle from Michigan State did not live up to the "Incredible Bulk" label and lasted just four seasons with the Packers. The Detroit Lions selected Sanders with the 3rd overall pick in the 1989 Draft, thanks to the endorsement of then-coach Wayne Fontes. Four Hall of Famers were taken in the first five picks of the 1989 NFL Draft. 74 overall pick (third round) in 1968 and played 10 seasons with the Lions, with three first-team All-Pro appearances and seven Pro Bowls. [1][2] The league also held a supplemental draft after the regular draft and before the regular season. BEST SECOND-ROUND DRAFT PICK: CB Lem Barney. It is officially known as the NFL Annual Player Selection Meeting. Ronnie Lott | DID YOU KNOW THEY ONCE DRAFTED? Unless, of course, they could have somehow had a backfield that featured both Favre and Sanders. The Majkowski-Sanders-Sharpe trio would have been formidable in the short term, but would it have been sustainable long-term? 1986: Testaverde | MORE NFL DRAFT:Ranking every first-round QB of Super Bowl era. National Football League 1990s All-Decade Team, Statistiken von Barry Sanders bei pro-football-reference.com (englisch), Mitglieder in der Pro Football Hall of Fame, https://de.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Barry_Sanders_(Footballspieler)&oldid=201790847, Mitglied der College Football Hall of Fame, American-Football-Spieler (Detroit Lions), „Creative Commons Attribution/Share Alike“, Sanders, Barry David (vollständiger Name), US-amerikanischer American-Football-Spieler, 4× Second-Team All-Pro Auswahl (1992, 1993, 1996, 1998). Green Bay would have been a playoff team, but would it have been good enough to topple the 1990s' greatest football dynasty? BEST FIRST-ROUND DRAFT PICK: RB Barry Sanders. John Elway | Troy Aikman, Barry Sanders, and Deion Sanders (via phone) get the news that they have been selected early in the first round of the 1989 NFL Draft. 1964: Huarte | Four Hall of Famers were taken in the first five picks of the 1989 NFL Draft. QB Y.A. He is in the Hall of Fame, along with three fellow top-five picks from his draft class: Troy Aikman (first, Dallas), Derrick Thomas (fourth, Kansas City) and Deion Sanders (fifth, Atlanta). 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[4] Offensive tackle Tony Mandarich, the only top five pick not inducted, is considered a draft bust.[5]. Sanders wurde 1989 in der ersten Runde des NFL Drafts von den Detroit Lions ausgewählt. 6 pick in 1985 and ended up starting 163 games for the Lions between 1985 and 1995. [3], The draft is noted for having four of the first five players selected – quarterback Troy Aikman, running back Barry Sanders, linebacker Derrick Thomas, and cornerback Deion Sanders – being inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. 1949: Hart | Chris Doleman | Former general Matt Millen missed on a lot of picks, leading to the Lions being bad enough to have the league’s first 0-16 team in 2008. In one of six seasons as coach, he was nine games over .500 and led the Lions to the 1970 playoffs. The Lions took the relatively unknown player from Jackson State with the No. Instead of leading the Lions, the former LSU star chose to play in the All-America Football Conference for the Baltimore Colts. The Detroit Lions have never been to the Super Bowl, but the man who got the franchise closest to the title game, Barry Sanders, the No.