Deion Sanders proved he was well worth the hype.
After being employed in December to show round a program that went 1-11 in 2022, “Coach Prime” utterly flipped the roster, with the Buffaloes returning simply 10 scholarship gamers from 2022 and 68 new scholarship gamers on the roster.
His strategies earned him criticism from some inside the sport, however the outcomes can’t be argued with after Week 1.
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Colorado defeated No. 17 TCU 45-42 on Saturday to maneuver to 1-0 and provides Sanders his first Energy 5 victory.
In a wild second half – with 56 mixed factors – Colorado bought the final snigger, stopping TCU late within the fourth quarter to earn the victory
“Thanks, Jesus. I’m so grateful proper now,” Sanders stated on the sphere after the sport.
With Colorado up three, the Buffaloes stopped TCU on fourth down in Colorado territory. The Colorado protection allowed 541 yards of whole offense however bought the cease once they wanted it most.
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“They surrendered some large performs all through the sport, and all we stored educating was, ‘One stop. One stop,’” Sanders stated concerning the protection.
Shedeur Sanders, Deion’s son, and Travis Hunter, the no. 1 recruit within the 2022 class, stole the present for Colorado.
Sanders was 38-47 for 510 yards and 4 touchdowns, whereas Hunter had 11 catches for 119 yards. Hunter, who performs each methods, additionally had an interception on protection.
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“I don’t understand how snaps he performed, however we’re going to place a scorching tub on the airplane for him to verify he’s straight,” Sanders stated of Hunter.
Sanders will make his residence debut in Week 2 in opposition to the Nebraska Cornhuskers at Folsom Area.
“We instructed you we coming,” Sanders stated when requested for his message for the Colorado fanbase. “We instructed you we coming. You thought we was joking. And guess what? We hold receipts.”