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Deion Sanders keeps captivating and engaging audiences


Sep 19, 2023
Deion Sanders keeps captivating and engaging audiences

When upon a time, Cowboys owner Jerry Jones spent a lot of cash to bring Deion Sanders to Dallas. Would Jones attempt to do it with the hottest coach in all of sports? Jones wasn’t asked that precise query throughout a Sunday post-game discussion with reporters. But it is clear that Jerry believes in Deion.

“Let me inform you anything,” Jones mentioned of Deion. “He’s a hell of a coach. He’s a hell of a coach.”

Can Jerry see Deion coaching in the NFL?

“He influences folks and of course that is portion of it in the NFL,” Jerry mentioned. “But I do not want to go there mainly because you know exactly where that begins going every single which way. But [Deion] can influence and bring about with his stature, his substance, what he is, as properly as his personal character, becoming capable to get inside and perform with you on an person basis. I’m a solution of that with him.”

Beyond influencing players, Deion delivers. Saturday night’s late-beginning (and incredibly late-finishing) Colorado State-Colorado game gave ESPN its fifth greatest college football rating EVER, with an typical of 9.three million viewers. In the age of widespread cord cutting, that is amazing. Also, Colorado has fully sold out all of its household games for the initial time ever, through TheAthletic.com.

The influence goes beyond football games. By way of Austin Karp of Sports Enterprise Journal, the season premiere of 60 Minutes, featuring a profile of Deion, drew the most significant audience for the show because January 2021, with 11.eight million viewers.

Yes, it assists that the show had a enormous lead-in audience from Jets-Cowboys (25.eight million). Nevertheless, lots of stuck about, presumably for additional Deion.

The sports globe cannot get adequate of Deion. And that could be adequate to get some owner out there to develop into prepared to attempt to place with each other a monetary offer you that will make Deion, who told Wealthy Eisen final week that he does not feel he can motivate wealthy NFL players, prepared to at least give it a attempt.