Coach Prime's clarification for social media drama: 'I used to be bored'

by Christina S. Brown
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Colorado head coach Deion Sanders had a easy clarification for his current social media drama: He was bored.

The 56-year-old coach discovered himself in want of some clarification over the weekend after he and his son Shedeur engaged in eyebrow-raising exchanges final week on their X accounts in response to an article that criticized Coach Prime’s strategy to overhauling his roster.

The article featured quotes from former Colorado security Xavier Smith, who detailed his interplay with the coach saying Sanders was “destroying guys’ confidence and perception in themselves.” 

After the discharge of the article, Shedeur took to social media, calling out Smith, who transferred to Austin Peay, and from there, a number of exchanges started between Colorado gamers, transfers, teammates and others. 

In an interview with Thee Pregame Present, Sanders addressed his half within the drama, admitting he obtained concerned as a result of he was “bored” and likewise could have been misinterpreted at one level.

“I gotta do higher on that and never trip with it, however I used to be bored,” Sanders mentioned. “… I didn’t say nothing hurtful. I don’t assault individuals.”

Sanders caught flack for reposting a dig directed at Austin Peay defensive again Jaheim Ward, who initially obtained concerned to defend his teammate. When one other account posted Ward’s stats and instructed him to “go sit”, Coach Prime reposted, which many took as him coming at Ward.

Nonetheless, Sanders defined within the interview that was not his intention, and he was misunderstood.

“I strive my finest to chorus, however like once you posted like stats, I mentioned, `Lawd Jesus,’ like dang, he actually went at him, like he actually shot him,” Sanders continued. “That’s actually what I meant, and I feel that was taken fallacious. I feel that was taken sideways or one thing else.”

Sanders mentioned he isn’t dropping sleep over the negativity, and he appeared to have discovered a silver lining in all of the drama, saying, “I might have a tumultuous day within the eyes of others, however to me, it was a superb day. As a result of you already know why? They speaking. They speaking. They speaking.”

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Learn extra:

  • Deion Sanders, Shedeur Sanders reply to Colorado critics
  • Did Colorado’s Deion, Shedeur Sanders go too far with social media beef?

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