Sanders also touched on his faith and how it helped him in football and off the field.
“I think that’s something that could help you in any walk of life or anything that you’re doing,” he told Dakich. “I think it just kind of gave me a good perspective on the game and on life, my approach to everyday life. I think it was very helpful.”
Sanders wrapped his career as a six-time first-team All-Pro selection and the 1997 MVP. He was a two-time Offensive Player of the Year and earned a spot on the Hall of Fame All-1990s Team.
He had 15,269 rushing yards and 99 rushing touchdowns.