Deion Sanders fires back at Nick Saban over Travis Hunter-NIL comments
Deion Sanders wasn’t happy with Nick Saban’s comments on Wednesday night regarding Name, Image & Likeness.
Saban spoke in Birmingham, Alabama, and he fired a big shot at Texas A&M and Jackson State. First, Saban went scorched earth on Jimbo Fisher and Texas A&M, saying that Texas A&M bought every player in their top recruiting class. Next, the Alabama head coach fired an accusation toward Sanders and Jackson State over signing the top prospect in Travis Hunter.
“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 said, via Mike Rodak.
Well, that didn’t sit well with Deion Sanders, and he took to social media following Saban’s comments.
“You best believe I will address that LIE Coach SABAN told tomorrow. I was & awakened by my son
@ShedeurSanders that sent me the article stating that WE PAYED @TravisHunterJr a Million to play at @GoJSUTigersFB! We as a PEOPLE don’t have to pay our PEOPLE to play with our PEOPLE,” Sanders said on Twitter.
Just when the offseason was starting to settle in, Saban went ahead and fired it up again. The SEC coaches meet in Destin, Florida, next week, and things are undoubtedly going to be interesting between Saban and Fisher. And we haven’t heard the last from Coach Prime either.
At least the future Aflac commercials are going to be fun.