Bomani Jones Responds to Deion Sanders’s Latest Comments
When Deion Sanders was announced He would be leaving.Jackson StateCoach atColorado, Bomani Jones, ESPN’s executive producer, offered criticism The coach said that he had “sold a vision and then walked away with it.”
Sanders reacted to the comments of the analyst when he was featured on Shannon Sharpe’s Club Shay Shay podcast This week.
“But what was the dream?” Sanders stated that the dream was to achieve equality. “The dream was to see these kids get the fame and make it to the NFL. We did that. We had a dream of better facilities. Unfortunately, we are often overlooked and underfunded. That was something I did.
Sanders continued, “The dream was that it was that I believed.” “I believed we could win. I believed we could graduate at a certain pace. I believed that we could raise these children to be young men and treat them well. Why did you stop dreaming. I don’t. The dream goes on.”
Although Sanders didn’t mention Jones, the ESPN analyst quote tweeted about the article and noted the things Sanders missed in his response.
“When deion points out the weaknesses of jackson state he never speaks about anything institutional. Only hints at corruption and the inability of the school to get to his level. Jones said that Jones was referring to Jones’s part.
Jones’s criticisms are largely fueled by Sanders’s rhetoric at Jackson State. He left after three seasons and previously stated that he was “called of God” to coach at an HBCU team. Sanders stated repeatedly that he wanted to “change HBCU football’s perspective”. Although it was short-lived Sanders enjoyed a long and successful career at Jackson State.
After posting a 27-5 record in his three seasons at the school, Sanders has decided to leave. The team was undefeated in the regular season for only the second time in its history. Sanders was awarded the Coach of the Year and Southwestern Athletic Conference Championships.
Coach Prime will now head to Colorado. This team went 1-11 this season and hasn’t won more that five games in a single year since 2016.
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