College Football Fans React To News That Deion Sanders Is A Candidate For The TCU Job

Fans React To News Deion Sanders Is A Possible Candidate For TCU Job

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  • Jackson State University coach Deion Sanders is among several names reportedly being considered by TCU for the Horned Frogs’ head football coaching job.
  • The Pro Football Hall of Famer has gone 9-4 over parts of two seasons as the head coach of the Jackson State Tigers the NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision (FCS).
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Deion Sanders may currently be down, having missed his second game in a row Saturday while following foot surgery, be as usual, Coach Prime is still making news.

A new report by Drew Davison of the Fort Worth-Star Telegram claims Deion Sanders is among the names being considered as a possible successor to former Horned Frogs head coach Gary Patterson.

Other coaches reportedly being investigated by TCU include SMU head coach Sonny Dykes, Louisiana head coach Billy Napier, Coastal Carolina head coach Jamey Chadwell, former Washington head coach Chris Peterson, Clemson offensive coordinator Tony Elliott, long time college coach and current Broncos running backs coach Curtis Modkins, and University of Nevada-Reno head coach Jay Norvell.

Reactions to the news that Deion Sanders is apparently in the mix for the TCU head coaching job were rather mixed on social media.

But can you tell us how you really feel?

In addition to his work as head coach at Jackson State, Deion Sanders has also been the head coach at his now defunct Prime Prep Academy as well as at Triple A Academy in Dallas. Sanders was also an offensive coordinator at Trinity Christian – Cedar Hill.

Sanders, who is still cheering his team on from afar, tweeted after the Tigers win over Mississippi Valley State University, “We have truly been tested these past couple of weeks regarding our strength, mentally and physically, as individuals and as a team. I AM SO DARN PROUD of each and every one of these young men and women that are a part and connected to this team.”

On Monday, Gary Harrell, the interim coach for Jackson State, gave an update on Deion’s status, “He’s doing well right now. I just try to leave anything as far as medical things, just try to let him make those comments when he gets back.”