The University of Colorado Offer to Deion Sanders is Reportedly Worth $5 Million Plus

By Shawn Patrick on December 2, 2022
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Deion Sanders, affectionately known these days as Coach Prime, has been connected to job openings at the University of Colorado, Cincinnati and South Florida, with Prime himself confirming a job offer from the Buffaloes. It sounds like we will likely hear about his future plans after his current team, Jackson State, faces Southern University in the SWAC Championship Game. Now we know a little more about the deal to come to Boulder, though…

Colorado has reportedly offered Sanders more than $5 million annually, according to CBS News Colorado. The offer is said to include some salary-increasing incentives, and though it’s unclear what they are, they supposedly could increase his salary by about 40%.

Some in the industry think it’s a done-deal too. CBS Sports’ Su’a Cravens Tweeted this earlier today…

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