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Bentlee
Sanders
#40 Defensive Back
Bentlee
Sanders
#40 Defensive Back
Height 5'9
Weight 182 lbs
Birth Date (Age) 1998-09-17 (25)
Born Tampa, FL
School Nevada
Status AMER
Defensive Tackles 12
Special Teams Tackles 0
Interceptions 1
Sacks 0

CFL: 1st season

Stamps: 1st season

 

Games played through 2023

Regular season: 0

Playoffs: 0

Grey Cup: 0

 

Acquired                                                                                                                                                    

Signed on Jan. 18, 2024.

 

Pro path

  • 2023 – Selected by the DC Defenders in the XFL rookie draft

 

2024

(Calgary) Sanders has played five games and made two starts at safety. He has recorded 12 defensive tackles including one tackle for loss and one interception. He made his first career interception in Week 5 at Montreal. Sanders also has one punt return for three yards. He was on the one-game injury list in Week 4.

 

Notable

First game: June 7, 2024, vs Hamilton

First defensive tackle: June 7, 2024, vs Hamilton

First interception: July 6, 2024, at Montreal

 

College           

Sanders completed his collegiate career with 25 games over two seasons (2021-22) at Nevada. He earned first-team all-Mountain West Conference honours in 2022 after leading the Wolf Pack with 82 tackles. Sanders’ statline for the season also included five tackles for loss, three forced fumbles, four passes defended and five interceptions including one pick-six. He transferred to Nevada after playing 30 games for the University of South Florida Bulls. In a total of 55 games for the two schools, he had 200 tackles including 12.5 tackles for loss, two sacks, six forced fumbles, 11 passes defended and seven interceptions including two that were returned for touchdowns.

 

Personal

Sanders is an alumnus of Tampa Catholic High School and he earned defensive MVP honours in his final two seasons for the Crusaders. He has a degree in integrated public relations and advertising.

Seasons

Defence

YEAR TEAM GP DT ST SACKS INT TD FF
2024
CGY 5 12 0 0 1 0 0
Total
5 12 0 0 1 0 0

Game Log

Defence

DATE WEEK OPP DT ST SACKS INT TD FF
06-08
1 HAM 5 0 0 0 0 0
06-15
2 BC 1 0 0 0 0 0
07-06
5 MTL 4 0 0 1 0 0
07-13
6 WPG 0 0 0 0 0 0
07-21
7 BC 2 0 0 0 0 0
Total
12 0 0 1 0 0

Player Transactions

DATE TEAM ACTION STATUS