High School: Shifty running back showed all-around skills at Stephenson High School, with the ability to run from scrimmage, catch passes and return kicks ... The nation's No. 15 all-purpose back by Rivals.com and the No. 41 overall prospect in the talent-rich state of Georgia ... "Very quick, has good vision, catches the ball well and runs like a 210-pound back," wrote recruiting analyst Barry Every of Rivals, who also noted that Sanders "Reminds me of Rafael Little ... has the uncanny ability to break tackles and make plays." ... Honorable-mention all-state by the Georgia Sports Writers Association and the Atlanta Journal-Constitution following senior season ... Region Offensive Player of the Year as a senior, rushing for 1,604 yards and 25 touchdowns, averaging more than 10 yards per carry ... Also returned a kickoff for a touchdown ... Was the star of the show in a nationally televised game on ESPN, rushing for more than 130 yards and two touchdowns in Stephenson's 20-0 win over Martin Luther King HS ... Helped lead Stephenson to an 11-1 mark and the second round of the state playoffs ... Rushed for 1,311 yards and 17 touchdowns as a junior ... Two-year member of the all-county and all-region teams ... Played in the Georgia North-South All-Star Game and the DeKalb County All-Star Game following his senior year, playing for the winning team in both games ... Coached by Ron Gartrell ... "Raymond is a very intelligent player with a work ethic that is second to none," Gartrell said. "He is very elusive, can run with power and has the burst to go 80-90 yards at any time. He is very determined and has leadership skills. He is the total package." ... Teammate of current Wildcat signees Jabari Johnson and Ronnie Shields ... Participated in basketball and track and field ... Ran the 100-meter dash and 4x100-meter relay ... Won the regional championship and was a state qualifier in the 100 as a senior ... Relay team won the state championship his junior year ... Team's defensive player of the year his senior season in basketball ... Member of the Beta Club and SADD Club.
Personal: Born in Stone Mountain, Ga. ... Son of Carla and Raymond Sanders Jr. ... Major is undeclared.