Jackson State soccer coach Deion Sanders addressed rumors connecting him to the TCU teaching job on Monday within the Southwestern Athletic Convention’s weekly head coaches’ Zoom name. The Professional Soccer Corridor of Famer additionally didn’t draw back from sharing that different colleges are interested his companies as effectively.
“By no means consider rumors, particularly after I’ve been within the hospital dern-near a month,” Sanders mentioned. “However belief me, TCU and several other others aren’t the one ones interested in what we do right here at Jackson State.
“They’re attempting to determine the system. There ain’t no system, man; it’s loving on these children, difficult these children, holding these children accountable. …that’s the key. Not everybody has this recipe.”
Monday marked the primary time Sanders joined the league’s weekly coaches name since Oct. 18. Whereas Sanders was within the hospital battling issues from his current foot surgical procedure, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported that Sanders had been a favourite linked to the Horned Frogs’ head teaching emptiness.
Experiences surfaced that Sanders interviewed for the job by way of a video convention whereas within the hospital. Nevertheless, when requested if the previous NFL star was interested within the teaching jobs, Sanders as soon as once more referenced his newest stint within the hospital, calling it a “actual struggle.”
“I am in a hospital mattress attempting to return again, interval, and also you assume I am fascinated by teaching at a university,” Sanders mentioned. “It is on lots of of us’ minds. Not our of us. I am in a hospital mattress, in an actual struggle.
“I am a canine, man. I am a person’s man. I love to do stuff alone. I am being helped within the automobile, out of the automobile, to the toilet, out the toilet. You assume I am fascinated by departing and doing this or doing that? I am fascinated by my life.”
Jackson State (9–1, 7–0) defeated Southern on Saturday to clinch the SWAC East division and punch its ticket to the 2021 SWAC Championship recreation on Dec. 4. In Sanders’ absence, JSU gained all three of its video games underneath appearing head coach Gary Harrell.
The Tigers will host their largest rival of the season—Alcorn State—at 2 p.m. ET on Saturday.
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