Deion Sanders sets a culture of accountability at Colorado 

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Sanders quickly flipped Colorado's roster with his approach. Colorado has only 10 scholarship players from 2022. The team added 86 players, 53 of whom are transfers. 

Sanders informed returning players he wanted them to quit when he arrived in Colorado. Jackson State players received the same message. 

“If you chose that. If language can turn you off, you're not for our old-school workforce. Sanders said Sunday on 60 Minutes, 

We coach hard, tough, and disciplinarian." “If you let verbiage run you off because you doubt your ability, you're not for us.” 

Players that stayed and transferred to Colorado wanted chances. The country's most visible program now offers them a rare opportunity.Deion Sanders promotes accountability at Colorado. 

Colorado coach Deion Sanders has one football winning strategy. 

Never compromising that. Not for players. For no assistant coach. Not for a sports director or wealthy donor. 

Why? He knows his methods work. They worked in youth and high school. Former Jackson State employees now work at Colorado. 

Sanders turned Jackson State from a stodgy program that hadn't won a SWAC championship in over a decade into a juggernaut that went 24-3 and won consecutive SWAC titles his last two seasons in three years. 


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