Join us each day as we count down towards the first round of the 2011 NFL Draft. The countdown runs from 50 to zero and the number of days remaining will inspire the post for that day. Think of this as your NFL draft paper chain that loses one link each day!
Players drafted number 20 overall by the Detroit Lions:
Harry Hopp (1941), Bob Dethman (1942),Matt Snorton (1962), David Lewis (1984), Luther Ellis (1995), Terry Fair (1998), Stockar McDougle (2000), Brandon Pettigrew (2009)
The number 20 was worn by a trio of Lions legends but one stands above the others: Barry Sanders. It is impossible to not think about Barry when the number 20 comes up in regards to the Lions.
Let’s take a look at some Barry highlights now that there are just 20 days until the draft: