Nick Saban Accuses Deion Sanders Of Paying $1 Million For Player, Blasts Texas A&M For Buying Every Recruit On Their Team

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  • Nick Saban ripped into NIL deals in college football.
  • Saban accused Deion Sanders and Texas A&M of buying recruits this offseason.
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Nick Saban isn’t a big fan of how NIL deals are being regulated in the NCAA.

On Wednesday night, Saban spoke in front of the media at an event and ripped into NIL deals across college football.

Saban first took aim at Jackson State and accused Deion Sanders of paying a player $1 million to go JSU.

“Jackson State paid a guy a million dollars last year that was a really good Division I player to come to school. It was in the paper. They bragged about it. Nobody did anything about it,”

Saban was clearly referencing rumors of Travis Hunter choosing to go to Jackson State for a massive NIL deal which Sanders previously denied in an interview with ESPN.

Saban then proceeded to rip into Texas A&M for buying all of their recruits this offseason.

“A&M bought every player on their team. Made a deal for name, image, and likeness … We didn’t buy one player. Aight? … but I don’t know if we’re going to be able to sustain that in the future, because more and more people are doing it. It’s tough.”

It’s going to be interesting to see how Sanders and Texas A&M head coach Jimbo Fisher react to Saban’s comments in the coming days.