Deion Sanders invites those who doubt Shedeur’s son to slap themselves

Deion Sanders invites those who doubt Shedeur’s son to slap themselves

Despite losing back-to-back games, Colorado’s Deion Sanders seemed more confident than ever when discussing Saturday’s 48-41 loss to No. 8 USC and the play of his quarterback and son Shedeur Sanders. he.

Sanders’ Buffaloes, after a tough loss to Oregon, nearly rallied at home against Caleb Williams and the Trojans despite being down 34-14 at halftime. The comeback was largely led by the effort of Shedeur, who recorded 300-plus yards passing for the fourth time in five games.

When asked about the teenager’s latest standout effort, Sanders again took the opportunity to praise Shedeur, praising his intangibles before insisting skeptics eat their words.

“He’s always been a competitor, he’s always raised the level of competition,” Sanders said of his son. “He always gives us the opportunity to succeed at every level. So I could go on and on, but I don’t want to sound like the father I’m just addressing you as coach. … But children know how to play thoroughly.

“I know a lot of people doubt him and say I just pushed him into the starting position, what do they call it, nepotism or something? You all should just look in the mirror and slap at everything you see.

While Williams, the defending Heisman champion, remains a favorite, Saturday’s game added to Sanders’ early-season goal of winning the coveted trophy. CU, ranked as an underdog entering the tournament, showed enthusiasm on both sides when holding the ball against a team with national championship aspirations. As for Sanders, the QB finished 30 of 45 for 371 yards with five touchdowns (four passing) and one interception — a stat line that challenged Williams’ stellar 30-of-40-day mark of 403 yards. , six touchdowns and his first INT of the year.

As CU looks to rebound from a two-game slide, Sanders made it clear he’s excited about the direction the team is headed, while the first-year coach offered a final warning to those still Not sure about Buff yet.

“If you don’t see what’s going to happen with CU football, you’re out of your mind,” Sanders said. “You’re only a hater if you can’t see what’s going on and what’s going to happen in the next few months. There’s something wrong with you.

With an exciting final game on the horizon, Colorado (3-2) will look to get back to winning ways next Saturday, when Sanders leads the team into a showdown with Arizona State (1-3). on the road.

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