Deion Sanders was emotional in his last game as the head coach of Jackson State.
Two weeks ago, Sanders announced that he had decided to leave to Jackson State to become the next head coach of Colorado.
AD Rick George has named COACH PRIME @DeionSanders to be the 28th full-time head football coach at CU.
Welcome Coach Prime to Colorado!
— Colorado Buffaloes Football (@CUBuffsFootball) December 4, 2022
Sanders is making a lot of money in his new stint at Colorado.
Deion Sanders’ deal with Colorado is 5 years, $29.5 million – an average of $5.9M/year. He’ll make $5.5M in the first year, with raises of $200K every year. Up to now, the $3.6M paid to Karl Dorrell this year was the most CU has paid to a head coach. #cubuffs
— Brian Howell (@BrianHowell33) December 4, 2022
On Saturday, Sanders coached Jackson State for their celebration bowl game against NC Central.
Before the game, an emotional Sanders broke down in tears whileaddressings Jackson State players for the last time.