Deion Sanders Had To Go Into ‘Dad Mode’ During Nebraska Game Following Son’s On-Field Antics

Shedeur Sanders walking through the tunnel before a game vs. TCU.

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Deion Sanders went from coach to dad in his team’s latest outing versus Nebraska. The head coach said he had to reel in his son, Shedeur, due to some on-field antics.

Prime wasn’t overly excited about the quarterback’s actions after scoring a late touchdown, but he admitted he didn’t have all the information at hand during his initial reaction.

Colorado continued its momentum in the 2023 season last week with a win over rival Nebraska. After upsetting TCU in the season opener, the Buffs annihilated the Cornhuskers to the tune of a 36-14 smackdown.

Signal caller Shedeur Sanders shined once again for the offense, throwing for 393 yards and a pair of touchdowns. He ran another one in late to put an exclamation point on the impressive win.

The passer said he had some extra motivation for embarrassing the Huskers.

Not only did Sanders recall some negative words said by head coach Matt Rhule about his pops this offseason, but he was also met at midfield by Cornhusker players before the contest.

As the Nebraska team gathered on the Buffaloes’ logo, Shedeur simply flashed his watch to signal, “It’s time.”

That pregame activity had the quarterback riled up as he put on another monster performance. After one particular play, he might’ve gotten a little carried away.

Deion Sanders spoke about that instance in an appearance on “Undisputed,” saying that he went into Dad Mode on the sidelines.

When asked about the pregame skirmish on the CU logo, Coach Prime said, “I didn’t hear about that until I saw it on Shedeur’s presser. I didn’t know all that transpired. I had no idea. All I know is, during the game, after Shedeur made that Heisman type scramble and threw the extra point in, he took off his helmet and he was strutting.”

Sanders said he immediately went over to reprimand his son for the extracurricular activity. “I said, ‘Come here, boy.’ I turned into dad for a minute. I said, ‘Son, you cannot do that. You cannot take off your helmet.”

Shedeur’s response?

“He said, ‘Dad, it’s personal.'”

It seems that everyone around the Colorado program has been keeping receipts this offseason, and Shedeur didn’t forget about the disrespect shown before that Nebraska matchup.

The focus now turns to Colorado State as the Buffaloes look to move to 3-0 on the year.