Juco OLB Tommy Sanders talks Noles 

October, 9, 2012
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Through seven games this season, Tommy Sanders (El Dorado, Kan./Butler Community College) has 45 tackles, 13.5 tackles for loss, 4.5 sacks, six pass breakups and an interception -- solid numbers for an outside linebacker.

What the junior college standout is most excited about, however, is how his play has assisted in the success of his team. Butler is 7-0 and ranked No. 2 in the latest NJCAA poll. On Saturday, the Grizzlies throttled then-No. 19 Garden City (Kan.) Community College 84-13, and Sanders had five tackles, 1.5 sacks, a pass breakup and a quarterback hurry.

“As of now, we’re in season, so my focus is on the team,” Sanders said. “I just love being here, becoming a complete team and a complete player. It’s been great to be here and prepare for the next level.”

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