FSU football player Deion Sanders in Tallahassee, Florida.

FSU football player Deion Sanders in Tallahassee, Florida.

Credit this photo: State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory, http://floridamemory.com/items/show/103541
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Title

  • FSU football player Deion Sanders in Tallahassee, Florida.

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  • DND0942

Year

  • ca 1988

Series Title

    Biography Note

  • At Florida State University, under head coach Bobby Bowden, Sanders was a two time consensus All-American cornerback in 1986 and 1987, and a third team All-American in 1988, intercepting 14 passes in his career, including three in bowl games, and managed to return one interception 100 yards for a touchdown breaking Fred Biletnikoff's interception return record by one yard. He won the Jim Thorpe Award in 1988. He was also a standout punt returner for Florida State, leading the nation in 1988 with his punt return average, and breaking the school's record for career punt return yards. Based on those accolades, his jersey at Florida State, #2, was retired in 1995.

  • Biography Note

  • Photographer Donn Dughi was born on July 9, 1932, in Hampton Beach, New Hampshire, and grew up in St. Petersburg, Florida. He attended St. Petersburg Junior College and the University of Florida and graduated from Florida State University. In addition to his academic career, he served three years in the Marines, 16 months of which were spent as a rifleman in Korea. From 1963 to 1970, he served WCTV behind the camera and spent much of his time shooting scenes from the Florida State Capitol for the station's coverage of the legislature. In 1970, Dughi joined UPI as the photographer for its Tallahassee bureau. He worked for UPI until 1991, when he joined the Associated Press for a year after UPI ended operations in Tallahassee. In 1992, Dughi took a position with the Florida House of Representatives as its photographer. He worked for the House for nine years and retired in 2001. Donn Dughi died on April 6, 2005.

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  • 1 photonegative - b&w - 35 mm.

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FSU football player Deion Sanders in Tallahassee, Florida.
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