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Deion Sanders Reveals His Message To Interested Recruits

When Jackson State hired Deion Sanders as its head football coach last fall, it did so with an eye on generating buzz for the program. Sanders came in and had an immediate impact in recruiting, landing his son Shedeur, a four-star quarterback prospect, along with fellow four-star recruits De’Jahn Warren, KaTron Evans and Trevonte Rucker. Currently, the Tigers have the 70th-ranked 2021 recruiting class in the country, according to 247Sports’ Composite Rankings.
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Deion Sanders thinks Julio Jones should join Pats ... or does he?

Deion Sanders has an opinion about where Julio Jones should play next, and we're not sure how New England Patriots fans should feel about it. The Falcons wide receiver reportedly has requested a trade from Atlanta and could be moved shortly after June 1. Amid a week of busy trade rumors, Sanders -- a former Pro Bowl cornerback for the Falcons -- chimed in with his thoughts on Jones' next move.
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Top247 2021 DL Katron Evans ready to announce, Deion Sanders and Jackson State trending

Baltimore (Md.) St. Frances 2021 four-star defensive tackle Katron Evans will announce his college decision Saturday at 3 p.m. (EDT). The former Tennessee signee who was let out of his letter-of-intent, is looking at Arizona State, Florida and Jackson State. Deion Sanders and his staff are starting to trend on the 247Sports Crystal Ball.
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HBCU legend supports Deion Sanders, Eddie George

Former Super Bowl champ and iconic coach Billy Joe says that coaching football is overrated and Deion Sanders and Eddie George have plenty to offer. The post HBCU legend supports Deion Sanders, Eddie George appeared first on HBCU Gameday.
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Deion Sanders: Career retrospective

Call him “Primetime.” Call him “Neon Deion.” We just call him one of the most exciting football players ever. Deion Sanders was so dynamic on the football field that one sport wasn’t enough for him. Sanders is one of the few successful dual-sport athletes of modern times, even if his NFL career was definitely stronger than his MLB one. Here’s a look at the athletic superstar who was indeed too legit to quit.
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Deion Sanders Has Added Another Power 5 Prospect to His Jackson State Football Program

Deion Sanders’ first season as a college football head coach went exactly as one would have expected. Sanders and Jackson State, an FCS program, flashed signs of brilliance in the spring campaign. The Tigers, backed by their outspoken head coach, finished 4-3 — the school’s first winning record since 2013 — and enters the 2021 season with high expectations in the Southwestern Athletic Conference.
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Tennessee State coach Eddie George tells Deion Sanders how he will navigate newfound challenge

Tennessee State head coach Eddie George joined Deion Sanders and Jamie Dukes on the “21st and Prime” podcast to address his plans as he takes over the program. Speaking candidly and at length for the first time since being hired as head coach last month, George touched on a wide variety of topics. He went into detail about how Tennessee State officials approached him regarding the job and his initial reluctance to consider, how he reached out to NFL coaches for advice, and his plan to revive the program.
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Deion Sanders: HBCU Recruits Were ‘Neglected’ From NFL Draft

Deion Sanders is just one of the many people angered over the fact that not one player from an HBCU was selected during last week’s 2021 NFL draft. The NFL Hall of Famer recently took to Instagram and posted a picture of a tweet by The Undefeated, which read, “There were 259 picks in the 2021 NFL Draft — not a single draft pick featured a player from an HBCU.”
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Deion Sanders and Jackson State trending for another four-star recruit

Deion Sanders and Jackson State signed three four-stars in the 2021 recruiting class. That number could grow to four soon. Baltimore (Md.) St. Frances product Katron Evans, who was recently let out of his letter-of-intent to Tennessee, is trending towards JSU. Other programs in the mix include Arizona State and Florida, but it’s Jackson State in pole position as it stands now.
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Deion Sanders, Jackson State trending for 4-star DL

Deion Sanders and Jackson State have already landed a trio of four-star prospects in the 2021 recruiting cycle. But the Tigers may not be finished just yet. According to 247Sports Director of Football Recruiting Steve Wiltfong, four-star defensive tackle KaTron Evans is trending towards Jackson State. The Baltimore (Md.) St. Frances Academy product originally signed with Tennessee during the Early Signing Period, but he was recently let out of his Letter of Intent.
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Deion Sanders: HBCUs won’t strike out in NFL Draft 22

It’s safe to assume that Deion Sanders felt at home on Wednesday afternoon. Between being back in his native Florida and being in front of a microphone, the Jackson State head coach was in his element. Sanders appeared in Miami along with Florida A&M head coach Willie Simmons in a...
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Deion Sanders: HBCU players ‘neglected and rejected’ in NFL draft

Deion Sanders, coach of the Jackson State football team and NFL Hall of Famer, expressed his disappointment in zero players from historically Black colleges and universities being selected in the 2021 NFL draft. The sports professional recently took to social media to share his disappointment in the draft neglecting HBCU...
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D’Angelo: Jackson State's Deion Sanders, FAMU's Willie Simmons entertain while hyping September return of Orange Blossom Classic

MIAMI GARDENS — Willie Simmons moved closer to the microphone, glanced to his left, and lamented, “Ya’ll expect me to follow this?”. Sitting next to the Florida A&M football coach was the outspoken, say-whatever-comes-to-mind Deion Sanders. The two were at Hard Rock Stadium Wednesday to promote the return of a college football treasure that was discontinued 43 years ago, the Orange Blossom Classic.