Deion Sanders Is Already Recruiting Top Transfer Portal Players To Colorado, Expected To Take Job Soon According To Report

Deion Sanders on the sidelines during Jackson State game

It appears that Deion Sanders to Colorado is pretty much a done deal.

On Friday, it was revealed that Colorado had offered Sanders up to $7 million a year to become their next head coach.

According to ESPN, Sanders is already recruiting staff and telling top transfer portal players not to make any decisions because he wants to recruit them to Colorado.


Multiple sources told ESPN that Sanders and his associates have spent the week making calls to both potential members of the on-field coaching staff and support staff positions to join him in Boulder.

A source told ESPN on Friday night that Sanders’ outreach included a call to a prominent player in the NCAA transfer portal, encouraging him to not make a decision because Sanders was heading to Colorado and wanted to recruit him there.

As of now Sanders is expected to take the Colorado job in the next 48 hours, but the current staff haven’t been told if the team

Internally at Colorado, according to sources, the support staff has been seen preparing material for Sanders’ hire. There’s a widespread expectation in the building that Sanders will arrive there this weekend, although the staff has not been told formally.

“They’re not doing a great job of hiding this,” said a staff source. “If he backs out of this deal, it would be a huge problem for Colorado.”

Sanders has said publicly that he’s been offered the Colorado job. All signs point to him accepting it in the next 48 hours, as all the other candidates Colorado has engaged have been stalled after interviewing weeks ago.

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