Could Prime really flip the #1 player in the country??


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P.s. to my post. I didn't even read the article. This kid is a DB!!...and he choose FSU????? I don't know what he was thinking. Ohio State is DB U right?? Lol

the band fan

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Unless we get our own version of Coach Prime, we will not be able to pull something like this off. Just saying....No disrespect to any coach or coaches, but they don't have the "name" or background that Sanders does. Hell, most D1 coach don't neither....

Strahan is the only one who can do it if he wants and his money is longer - but coaching isn't in his future unfortunately


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Travis Hunter's HBCU jump may not signal sea change, but college football is better for it​

Dan Wetzel
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Wed, December 15, 2021, 1:47 PM

Travis Hunter, the No. 1 high school player in America, flipped his college commitment from Florida State to FCS-level Jackson State on Wednesday.
It was the most stunning college football recruiting decision in decades. No one turns down the richest and most successful programs in the country to sign with an HBCU. Well, they didn’t until now. And it may not take long before decisions like this, while still uncommon, aren’t that uncommon.

Hunter is a dynamic, 6-foot-1, defensive back/wide receiver from Suwanee, Georgia, in the Atlanta suburbs. He could have attended any school in the country.

Yet he chose to go play for Jackson State in part because of Tigers head coach Deion Sanders, in part because he wanted to attend a Historically Black University and, in part, because this made a whole lot of business sense.

This is the first recruiting class that profit off name, image and likeness and maybe no one played this game better than Hunter. The speculation of what was committed to him reached into the seven figures, although what is real and realized remains to be seen. (Is he going to be in AFLAC commercials with his coach?)

What is undeniable is that Hunter made himself a massive star and cultural hero Wednesday and thus set the standard for players to rethink what NIL can do for them.


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Deion Sanders flips top recruit Travis Hunter from Florida State to Jackson State​

Chuck Schilken
Wed, December 15, 2021, 3:02 PM

FILE - Jackson State head coach Deion Sanders points during an NCAA football game against Louisiana Monroe on Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021, in Monroe, La. Travis Hunter, the No. 1 high school football recruit in the country, pulled a signing day shocker Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2021, deciding to attend Jackson State and play for coach Deion Sanders after being verbally committed to Florida State for months. (AP Photo/Matthew Hinton, File)

Jackson State coach Deion Sanders snagged the nation's top recruit, cornerback Travis Hunter, from Florida State on the first day of the early signing period. (Matthew Hinton / Associated Press)

Hours before the start of the early national signing period, Deion Sanders made a prediction.
"We're going to shock the nation," the Jackson State coach told Barstool Sports on Tuesday night.
He was correct. Coach Prime snagged the top recruit in the country.
-From his own alma mater.

Suwanee (Ga.) Collins Hill High cornerback Travis Hunter, ranked the nation's No. 1 recruit by, committed to Florida State in March 2020. But during his announcement ceremony Wednesday morning, Hunter tossed aside a Seminoles cap, as well as hats for Auburn and Georgia, then caught a Jackson State cap that had been thrown to him and placed it on his head.

Hunter later posted on Twitter to explain his decision to flip from Florida State — which plays in the NCAA's Football Bowl Subdivision and has
won three national titles, most recently in 2013 — to Jackson State — a historically Black college that plays in the lower tier Football Championship Subdivision.

"Sometimes we are called into a bigger future than the one we imagined for ourselves," he wrote. "For me, that future is at Jackson State. Jerry Rice, Doug Williams and of course the legend, JSU's own Walter Payton. Historically Black Colleges and Universities have a rich history in football. I want to be a part of that history and more, I want to be a part of that future.

the band fan

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Strahan name aint nowhere as "sexy" as Deion Sanders.... Deions whole persona is what makes him... Strahan dont have that.
Strahan is the long game and can set you up down the road better - why is #SMAC entertainment always tagged on Sanders' post?