Deion Sanders Says Too Many Players Get Into The Hall Of Fame: It’s ‘Becoming A Free For All’

Deion Sanders says the NFL Hall of Fame is becoming a FREE FOR ALL

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If there is one thing that you can be certain about, it’s that Deion Sanders loves him some Deion Sanders.

On Friday, “Prime Time” proved that to be the case once again when he expressed in a new video, “The Hall of Fame ain’t the Hall of Fame no more.”

“I love it, I respect it, I admire it,” he explained while sitting in his office at Jackson State. “I think all the guys who are inducted are definitely deserving — but it needs to be a different color jacket.

“My jacket’s gotta be a different color. Uh uh. There needs to be a starting 11. There needs to be an upper room. My head don’t belong with some of these other heads that’s in the Hall of Fame.

“Put my head, what they call them busts? I call it the head. Put my head my head where my head is supposed to be. My head don’t supposed to be by them.

“I’m sorry. I’m just being honest,” Deion continued. “I’m saying what y’all thinking and a lot of y’all Hall of Famers are thinking the same thing. This thing is becoming a free-fall now, man.

“If you play good, no. It’s people that changed the game! That’s what the Hall of Fame is. A game changer. Not, I played good. I had a good little run. I gave you three, four good years. No, dog. Game. Changers!”

This isn’t the first time Deion Sanders has expressed this opinion about the Pro Football Hall of Fame

During an interview with Dan Patrick in 2020, Sanders said, “What is a Hall of Famer now? Is it a guy who played a long time? It’s so skewed now, I don’t know what’s what.

“Once upon a time, a Hall of Famer was a player who changed the dern game, who made you want to, to provoke you to reach in your pocket and pay your admission to go see that guy play. Forget the rest of the team. You wanted to see that guy. That’s not a Hall of Famer anymore.

“Everybody Tom, Dick and Harry, you’re a Hall of Famer, you’re a Hall of Famer, you’re a Hall of Famer. They let everybody in this thing now. It’s not exclusive anymore. And I don’t like it.”

Sanders said, as he did again this week, that enshrinement should be limited to “someone who changed the game. Had a profound take and a profound influence on the game. Randy Moss, Hall of Famer. Like, like, you don’t even have to think about that.”

Patrick then went on to name some names like Barry Sanders and Eli Manning, allowing Deion to make his point one more time, reiterating, “If you have to think, it shouldn’t be.”

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