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Emmanuel currently plays for the Denver Broncos. He was signed to the team on March 14, 2014 during Free Agency on a three year deal.
Emmanuel Sanders was drafted by the Steelers in the third round of the 2010 NFL Draft.
Emmanuel was awarded All-Conference honors at SMU, his final two seasons. As a sophomore, Sanders posted 74 catches for 889 and 13 touchdowns. His junior year, he had 67 catches for 958 yards and 9 touchdowns. He was ranked 11th in the nation with 95.8 receiving yards per game and 19th with 6.7 catches per game. He finished the season as SMU’s career leader in TD catches (27), set a new SMU season record with six 100-yard games in 2008, and became the first player in SMU history to record three 600-yard receiving seasons. As a senior, he posted career totals of 98 catches with 1339 yards and 7 touchdowns. In addition, he averaged 13.8 yards on 20 punt returns with an additional score.
Emmanuel finished his rookie season with the Steelers with 28 receptions for 376 yards and two touchdowns. He is currently an integral part of the team’s receiving corps, along with teammate Antonio Brown.
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