Steve Sanders (American football)
Sanders making a diving catch while at Bowling Green
|Date of birth:||December 23, 1982|
|Place of birth:||Cleveland, Ohio|
|Height:||6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
|Weight:||205 lb (93 kg)|
|* Offseason and/or practice squad member only|
|Career NFL statistics|
Steven Ike Sanders (born December 23, 1982) is a former American football wide receiver. He was signed by the Cleveland Browns as an undrafted free agent in 2006. He played college football at Bowling Green.
Sanders attended East High School in Cleveland, Ohio where he was a star football player for the historic East High School Blue Bombers and graduated from the school's Academy of Finance.
Sanders was signed by the Cleveland Browns as an undrafted rookie free agent on May 4, 2006.
Sanders was added to the active roster September 6, 2008 after the team waived rookie wide receiver Paul Hubbard. Sanders was waived on October 6 when the team signed safety Hamza Abdullah. He was re-signed to the team's practice squad on October 8. He was promoted to the Browns' active roster on November 1 after offensive lineman Ryan Tucker was placed on injured reserve.
After finishing the 2008 season on the Browns' practice squad, Sanders was signed to a future contract by the Detroit Lions on January 7, 2009. He was waived on May 4.
New York Sentinels
Sanders was drafted by the New York Sentinels of the United Football League in the UFL Premiere Season Draft. He signed with the team on August 5, 2009, but was later released from his contract so he could sign with the Arizona Cardinals.
Sanders signed with the Arizona Cardinals on August 18, 2009 only to be waived on September 4.