Known famously as “Prime Time” Deion Sanders is one of the greatest athletes and football players to play in the NFL.
Drafted by the Atlanta Falcons in 1989, Deion spent 14 seasons in the NFL playing for several teams such as the Atlanta Falcons, San Francisco 49ers, and Dallas Cowboys.
During his career, he was named to eight Pro Bowls and won two Super Bowl Championship titles, ultimately getting inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2011.
Deion also played professional baseball in the MLB for several teams such as the New York Yankees, Atlanta Braves, Cincinnati Reds, and the San Francisco Giants.
Since retiring from professional sports, Deion has worked as an NFL analyst and is currently the head coach of the Jackson State University football team.
Deion has had a successful career both in sports and on television and can definitely teach you one or two things about success.
Below are the best Deion Sanders quotes that will inspire you to become successful.
The Best Deion Sanders Quotes
If you look good, you feel good, If you feel good, you play good, If you play good, they pay good
If your dream ain’t bigger than you, there’s a problem with your dream
What separates us is that we expect to be great
Whenever you make a promise, you have a responsibility to that promise
If you don’t believe in yourself how will somebody else believe in you?
Athletes know kids look up to them, and it’s important for athletes to be responsible
I’m married to football, baseball is my girlfriend
Time is a wonderful storyteller
Don’t allow my confidence to offend your insecurity. I’m in my Purpose
It’s gonna be a lot of zeros in that contract. You gonna think it’s alphabet soup or something, all those zeros in there
I got my dog back, in African-American language, your dog means your passion, your fire
I always wanted to make sure my parents didn’t have to work again for the rest of their lives
You’ve got to want what you want more than what you got
I don’t know the definition of a star, but whoever has that title, I think it goes beyond what they do on the field
When we have public success we also have private struggles
I would do this for free as long as you’re doing it for free
Whenever you have to come to my house and convince me to leave my home and play football, deep down in my heart I really don’t want to play, but I really don’t want to let you down
Just think about the game. Think about playing great, having a great time. Helping my team win
I’m not as good as I once was, but I’m good once as I’ve ever been
You need an escape, a getaway, something to separate your mind from what is going on. Sometimes your career is about that
I look at this as a challenge. I think all men thrive on a challenge. I love arena football. It’s exciting
If I don’t like what I see, I may just have to go down there and play. You never know when I might put on a uniform
Don’t complain just do something about it
Where’s your plan? Your direction, your goal or the dream. You must write the vision like a builder of homes & make it happen step by step. If u don’t the process will confuse & trouble u. If it ain’t no plan, organization or structure it ain’t gon last
You Gotta Believe! Whatever u do don’t QUIT
Trust God in all times!
More Deion Sanders Quotes
I expect to be great. I expect to do what hasn’t been done. I expect to provoke change
You don’t go from a Yugo to a Benz, back to a Yugo
I never wear the same shoe twice
Water covers two-thirds of the Earth. I cover the rest
I don’t care what they say about me when I’m through with sports. I don’t want to be known as anything else in life but a great father
Sure we’re in limos. We’re stars. How else is a star supposed to travel?
I don’t want to be specific on my role, because that will limit me. I want to touch all areas of the organization
Wives, girlfriends, fiancees – clean out your closets. I’m cleaning out my old bell bottoms. We can touch millions
I felt like a deer with a hundred hunters after me
There’s no class to manage people. There’s no class to teach on how to handle millions. There’s no class to teach us how to manage time
I was kinda scared. I thought Detroit was gonna take me. I would’ve asked them for so much money they would have to put me on layaway
Bill Belichick is the best professional football coach I think ever lived. I’m upset that I played for a plethora of teams and never got an opportunity to play for Bill Belichick
When you say I committed adultery, are you stating before the marriage of 1996 or prior to
Your mind is everything. All the mess causes you stress starts in your head. If you’re weak it starts in your head. If your strong it starts in your head. You make a decision today to be what you wanna be
Deion Sanders has gone from growing up in poverty to becoming a successful athlete and an inspiration to many.
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