New Jackson State football coach Deion Sanders received possibly his most prominent commitment yet.
Shedeur Sanders, one of the top-ranked quarterbacks in the 2021 recruiting class, made a verbal commitment to JSU Friday afternoon.
“I couldn’t pass up a opportunity to help level the playing field & pursue equality for HBCU”s ! Dad I got your back!,” he wrote on Twitter.
I couldn’t pass up a opportunity to help level the playing field & pursue equality for HBCU”s ! Dad I got your back! JSU #theeilove 🐅 COMMITTED @DeionSanders @PilarSanders @Striving4_ALott @DemetricDWarren pic.twitter.com/DvN7JFxyyv
— Shedeur Sanders (@ShedeurSanders) November 6, 2020
Sanders, who currently is the starting quarterback at Trinity Christian High School where his father is the team’s offensive coordinator, had previously committed to Florida Atlantic.
Sanders, who is the 35th-ranked quarterback in Texas, per 247 Sports, received an offer by Jackson State in September.