Returns as the squad's most experienced cornerback with 14 career starts... developing into a leader both on and off the field... one of the fastest players on the team, has been clocked in 4.31 in the 40... has good "man" cover skills... made strides in defending the deep ball... owns four career interceptions.
2002: Started each of the first 10 games before missing the regular season finale with an injury... recorded 13 tackles including seven solo stops... intercepted a pass at Cincinnati, his fourth career pick but his first since the 2000 season... recorded eight pass breakups.
2001: One of three players to make starts at the cornerback position opposite of Jason Goss... made three starts, at North Texas, SMU and vs. Northwestern State... recorded 18 tackles and deflected three passes.
2000: Playing time increased as injuries piled up... led the team with three interceptions including two at San Jose State... also had a pick against Arkansas State... had 11 tackles... broke up three passes.
1999: Redshirted as a true freshman.
High School: A member of the Dallas Morning News Area Top 100... first team all-district at cornerback and punter... intercepted five passes and contributed over 60 tackles as a senior... as a junior, he had 42 tackles and four picks... district MVP in track after winning the 200 meters... coached by Ronnie Vance... chose TCU over Iowa State, Miami and Kansas State.
Personal: Yolande Tyrone Sanders is the son of Yolande and Mary Sanders... born February 22, 1981... is a sociology major at TCU.