Danny Sanders
Date of birth: (1955-05-14) May 14, 1955 (age 65)
Place of birth: Oak Ridge, Tennessee
Career information
CFL status: Import
Position(s): QB
NFL Draft: 1979 / Round: 11 / Pick: 288
Drafted by: New York Jets
Playing stats at

Danny Sanders (born May 14, 1955) is a former American football quarterback who played two seasons in the Canadian Football League with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats and Saskatchewan Roughriders. He was drafted by the New York Jets in the eleventh round of the 1979 NFL Draft.[1] He played college football at Carson–Newman University. Sanders was inducted into the South Atlantic Conference Hall of Fame in 2008 and the Carson-Newman Athletics Hall of Fame in 2010.[2]


  1. "1979 NFL Draft". Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved November 29, 2014.
  2. "Carson-Newman to Induct Eight in 2010 Hall of Fame Class". February 18, 2010. Retrieved November 29, 2014.

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