Sport Football World Reacts To Deion Sanders Contract Problem
Packers working out familiar ex-receiver
It may not be Davante Adams, but Aaron Rodgers could be soon getting some help from an old buddy, a receiver who spent the first four seasons of his NFL career with the Packers.Mike Garafolo of NFL Network reported on Tuesday that the former Packers receiver Geronimo Allison was back in Green Bay this week for a workout with the team. Allison, 28, is still unsigned to this point of the NFL season.
Deion Sanders is set to become the highest-paid coach in Colorado football history.
The Pro Football Hall of Famer's contract is reportedly worth $29.5 million over the next five seasons. The Pac-12 program needed to shell out this kind of cash in order to land the highly-sought-after coach, but there could be one major issue.
Stephen A. Smith shares his take on Colorado offering Deion Sanders
The national media appears to be somewhat split on if Deion Sanders and Colorado would make a good fit. ESPN's Keyshawn Joshnson is all for it, USA TODAY Sports writer Brent Schrotenboer sees both sides and on Wednesday, Stephen A. Smith shared on First Take that he believes Coach Prime would be better suited for either the SEC or Florida State. Fortunately for the Buffs, Hugh Freeze was just hired at Auburn and Mike Norvell is coming off a 9-3 season at Florida State. Before you watch the clip, a fair warning: College football commentator Paul Finebaum had a few harsh words regarding Colorado.
Colorado athletic director Rick George says the program doesn't have enough money to pay Sanders at the moment.
"We don't have the money yet, but I know we'll have it... so I'm not worried about that piece," he said, per
The college football world took to Twitter to react to this potential issue.
"Colleges out here needing to act like Adam Sandler on a parlay in Uncut Gems to afford their coach," one fan wrote.
"I truly respect Colorado for trying to make a splash here . Colorado has never had any juice behind it. At all. No vibe no energy. That all Just changed," another said.
"Idk what typa alumni Colorado got but this was the AD call to action. He said y’all better get ready to donate and boost like you never have before," another said.
Sanders will look to prove his worth in his first season with the Buffaloes in 2023.
Deion Branch 'retires' from coaching after Louisville's Fenway Bowl win over Cincinnati .
Deion Branch became Louisville's interim head coach for a game. He'll now go back to his role as the director of player development with a 1-0 record.In his first-ever head coaching job, Branch led Louisville’s football team to a 24-7 Fenway Bowl win over rival Cincinnati on Saturday at Fenway Park. Branch had no intentions of getting into coaching when he returned to Louisville in January to become the program’s director of player development but stepped up to the plate after Scott Satterfield left to be the Bearcats’ head coach.