Barry Sanders

Place of Birth: Wichita, Sedgwick, Kansas, U.S.

Date of Birth: July 16, 1968

Ethnicity: African-American

Barry Sanders is an American professional football player. He was a running back. He played in the National Football League (NFL) for the Detroit Lions his whole career.

Barry is the son of Shirley and William Sanders. He has four children. Three of his children, including professional football player Barry J. Sanders, are with his former wife, television news anchor Lauren Campbell Sanders.

Barry is a Christian.

Barry’s paternal grandfather was named Tollie Sanders (the son of William Sanders and Mary).

Barry’s paternal grandmother was namd Ardelia Boyd.

Sources: Genealogy of Barry Sanders (focusing on his father’s side) –

Obituary of Barry’s father –

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