Black 2 Life: August 9th



- Deion Sanders

Deion "Primetime" Sanders celebrates his 50th birthday today. Primetime is arguably the best cornerback to ever play in the NFL. He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2011, 2 time Super Bowl Champion (both with the 49ers and Cowboys), 8 time Pro Bowler, NFL Defensive Player of the Year (1994), NFL 90s All-Decade Team, and in the Atlanta Falcons Ring of Honor. Sanders attended Florida State University where he won the Jim Thorpe award in 1988. His #2 jersey is retired at FSU. Sanders also played professional baseball as an outfielder for the Yankees, Braves, Reds, and Giants. He participated in the 1992 World Series with the Braves while playing in the NFL simultaneously. Sanders is the only person to ever participate in both Super Bowl and the World Series. Happy 50th Prime!


- Tyson Gay

- Tyson Gay is a former Razorback track star and an American track and field sprinter who competes in the 100 and 200 meters dash. His 100 m personal best of 9.69 seconds is the American record and makes him tied for second fastest athlete ever, after Usain Bolt. Happy 34th Birthday Tyson!