2008 REDSHIRT JUNIOR SEASON
Played in all 13 games of the season mostly on special teams ... recorded six total tackles, including four unassisted ... four of his six tackles came in the final two games of the season against Baylor and Ole Miss in the Cotton Bowl.
2007 - JUNIOR SEASON
Sat out the season as a redshirt ... participated on defensive scout team.
CITY COLLEGE OF SAN FRANCISCO
Rated as a three-star player by Rivals.com and the No. 66 overall player on Rivals' Junior College Top 100 for 2007 ... a three-star recruit according to Scout.com, listed as the No. 8 cornerback prospect in the nation ... ranked as the No. 7 corner and the No. 72 overall player on the annual SuperPrep `JUCO 100' ... totaled 28 tackles, two interceptions, four pass break-ups and a forced fumble for a San Francisco team that went 10-2 his sophomore season and appeared in the California junior college football championship game ... enrolled in January and will participate in spring practice ... chose Texas Tech over Minnesota, New Mexico and Oregon ... Junior College Coach: George Rush.
HOBBS HIGH SCHOOL
Hobbs High School in Hobbs, N.M. ... played football, basketball and ran track ... basketball team won state championship and football team was a regular in the playoffs ... all-district, MVP, all-State and team captain.
De'Shon Sanders ... born March 5, 1986, in Hobbs, N.M. ... son of Eartha and Eric Sanders ... has five brothers and sisters ... cousin of former Red Raider basketball standout Ronald Ross ... majoring in human development and family studies.