ESPN Makes Announcement That Will Give Deion Sanders, Colorado Even More National Exposure

Deion Sanders in a press conference at Colorado.

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The Colorado football program has experienced a resurgence under new head coach Deion Sanders. There’s a newfound excitement around the Buffaloes as fans and media grow eager for the year to come.

The team made headlines during the recruiting period with Coach Prime bringing in a top-flight class that includes the No. 1 defender from each of the past two cycles. Now, it appears Colorado will get a bit more exposure this offseason with ESPN announcing that it will be airing the upcoming spring game.

The World Wide Leader in Sports plans to televise the Buffaloes as they get primed for the 2023 season.

Here’s more in a press release from the university.

Colorado Football’s spring football game as part of Black & Gold Day will air live on ESPN, the network announced Monday afternoon in conjunction with its plans for its Spring College Football Programming.

Colorado’s will be the only spring game that will air on the main ESPN network and one of only two along with National Champion Georgia (which will air on ESPN2) not on either ESPN+ or conference networks.

The announcement builds even more anticipation for the ’23 season as fans look for improvement following last year’s one-win campaign.

While that most recent season was a disaster, it seems the program is on its way up.

The Buffaloes are beginning to land in preseason Top 25 rankings, and ticket sales have been through the roof. That includes this upcoming spring game as Colorado reports that more than 35,000 fans will be in attendance.

Deion Sanders obviously has the team trending in the right direction. We’ll soon see if it translates onto the playing field as the Buffaloes gear up for the year to come.