Marvon Sanders
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Marvon Sanders

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Ypsilanti, Mich.

High School:
Ypsilanti

Last College:
Eastern Michigan

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 175

Position:
WR

Experience:
1L

11/29/2011

Five Redbirds Named To MVFC All-Newcomer Squad

The fiive selections were the most for any league school in 2011.

11/19/2011

No. 14 Redbirds Fall in Double Overtime to No. 4 Northern Iowa

Redbirds await playoff fate, which will be determined Sunday morning.

11/03/2011

Come Out To The Brock Spack Show at Schooners

Coach Spack will be joined by player guest Marvon Sanders at Schooners for the Brock Spack Show.

11/01/2011

No. 17 Redbirds Return Home to Face The Leathernecks

ISU looking to extend winning streak to five in a row.

10/24/2011

No. 22 Redbirds, Salukis Face Off on Comcast SportsNet Chicago

Illinois State will be looking to break a four-game losing streak to the Salukis.

2011: Played and started in eight games ... missed three games due to a broken hand ... was the team's second-leading receiver with 441 yards and three touchdowns on the season ... posted a season-high 127 yards receiving and hauled in a career-long 73-yard touchdown pass in a win over Morehead State ... had six catches for 48 yards and a touchdown the following week at Youngstown State ... has also returned 11 punts for an average of 10.2 per attempt, which includes a season-long of 25 yards.

2010: Missouri Valley Football Conference All-Newcomer Team selection ... All-Missouri Valley Football Conference Honorable Mention pick ... played in all 11 games, with nine starts ... led the team with 73 catches, the fourth-highest single-season mark in school history ... finished 754 yards and two receiving touchdowns ... averaged 6.6 receptions per game, which led the conference and ranked 10th in the country ... recorded a career-high 167 yards receiving against Missouri State to go along with 12 catches ... named MVFC Newcomer of the Week after recording 10 catches and a touchdown on the road at No. 20 South Dakota State ... tied the school record with 14 receptions against Youngstown State ... recorded four 100-plus receiving yard performances.

At Eastern Michigan: Played in five games, with one starting assignment in 2009 as a sophomore ... recorded 14 catches for 124 yards on the season ... averaged 8.9 yards per catch ... started at Michigan and recorded a season-high four catches for 32 yards ... hauled in a season-long pass of 24 yards at Arkansas ... also returned six punts for 35 yards on the season ... earned a letter as a true freshman while playing in all 12 games, with six starts in 2008 ... rushed 10 times for 80 yards and caught 28 passes for 253 yards and one touchdown ... served as the starting punt returner and had four returns for 37 yards ... also returned three kickoffs for 55 yards including a long of 24 against Akron ... hauled in a 19-yard touchdown pass against Akron ... caught seven passes for 87 yards at Temple.

Ypsilanti HS: Was a four-year letterwinner in football, basketball, and track ... named to all-area football, basketball and track teams by the Ann Arbor News as a senior ... also named a first-team all-conference selection in football, basketball and track in his final year ... selected second-team football all-state by the Associated Press ... honorable mention all-state football player by the Detroit Free Press ... recorded 45 catches for 653 yards on offense and had four interceptions and 35 tackles on the defensive side of the ball as a senior ... named as a first-team all-area selection by The Ann Arbor News and a first-team all-state selection in football by the Detroit Free Press as a junior ... caught 41 passes for 840 yards and had four interceptions ... hauled in 31 passes for 531 yards with seven touchdowns as a sophomore ... coached by Dave Poole ... member of the Academic Honor Roll for 11 of 12 semesters in high school ... earned the school's Scholar-Athlete Award.

Personal: Born February 6, 1990, in Ypsilanti, Mich. ... son of Marvin and Terri Sanders......father, Marvin, is a graduate of Lansing C.C. and mother, Terri, is a graduate of Western Michigan ... has one sister, Toni ... major: undeclared.