Deion Sanders is Named Jackson State Head Football Coach
Reported By JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – Jackson State University announced NFL Hall of Famer Deion Sanders as its next head football coach on Monday, September 21.
“I am truly blessed to be the 21st Head football coach of Jackson State University,” said Sanders. “This amazing HBCU has always enjoyed a high level of commitment academically and athletically. It’s my desire to continue this storied tradition and history of JSU and prayerfully bring more national recognition to the athletes, the university, the Sonic Boom of the South, and HBCUs in general. I am TRULY proud to be a part of the JSU Tiger family. ‘I BELIEVE.'”
In my eyes, this is such a publicity stunt on his part, earlier this year he quit the NFL Network and started working at Barstool Sports, a young and popular format directed to the 18-36 year old demo for more of a young-ins like. With him now becoming the coach of JSU, he's only doing this for the $$$. Yes, he has love of the game but do you think he's coaching material. Probably not.
But good for him that he's going all-in with a team with 0 talent and 0 coaching staff.