Deion Sanders off to 1-0 start as Jackson State wins big
The Deion Sanders era at Jackson State got off to a strong start on Sunday. Coach Prime’s squad defeated NAIA program Edward Waters College 53-0.
The JSU Tigers opened up a 10-0 lead in the first quarter and cruised from there. It was 31-0 Jackson State at halftime, with Sanders’ team adding another 22 points in the second half while keeping Edward Waters scoreless.
The era of Coach Prime has begun. Deion Sanders and his @jacksonstatefb Tigers have put the SWAC on notice. Beating your opening opponent 53-0 is a good way to start. #CollegeFootball #TheeILove #CoachPrime pic.twitter.com/ojnNn7QopZ
— The Bama Standard (@TheBamaStandard) February 21, 2021
Sanders received a celebratory Gatorade cooler bath after his first win as a college football head coach.
— Barstool Sports (@barstoolsports) February 21, 2021
Jackson State had a special guest on hand Sunday. Sanders’ former Dallas Cowboys teammate Troy Aikman made the trip to see Jackson State in action:
— Noah Newman (@NoahNewmanWJTV) February 21, 2021
Jackson State will play Mississippi Valley State next weekend.