Mike Saunders (Canadian football)

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Mike Saunders
Date of birth: (1969-10-03) October 3, 1969 (age 44)
Place of birth: Milton, Wisconsin
Career information
Status: Retired
CFL status: Import
Position(s): RB
College: Iowa
NFL Draft: 1992 / Round: 10 / Pick: 262
Drafted by: Pittsburgh Steelers
Organizations
As player:
1992-1994
1995
1996
1996
1997
1997-1999
Saskatchewan Roughriders
San Antonio Texans
Montreal Alouettes
Hamilton Tiger-Cats
Toronto Argonauts
Saskatchewan Roughriders
Career highlights and awards
CFL All-Star: 1995
CFL West All-Star: 1994

Mike Saunders (born October 3, 1969) is a former Canadian Football League running back who played eight seasons for five different teams.


Biography[edit]

Saunders was born in Milton, Wisconsin and attended the University of Iowa.[1] He was named CFL All-Star in 1995. He retired on May 8, 2000, as the Saskatchewan Roughriders second all-time leading rusher with 872 carries for 4,396 yards and 39 touchdowns. Over eight CFL seasons, he rushed 1,160 times for 5,780 yards and 39 touchdowns.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Catching Up With … Mike Saunders". Hawk Central. Retrieved January 25, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Riders Saunders retires". CBC News. 2000-05-09. Retrieved 2008-06-06.