Deion Sanders Continues To Add Power 5 Talent Via The Transfer Portal | Coach Prime Knows Recruiting Is Key To Building A Powerhouse

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Deion Sanders has done some miraculous things in his short time at Jackson State. In his first season Sanders flipped his four-star QB son Shedeur Sanders from Florida Atlantic.

He then nabbed his son Shilo via the transfer portal from South Carolina.

Next Sanderrs added wide receiver Malachi Wideman from Tennessee and Florida grad transfer James Houston. All of these recruits played a huge role in the Tigers’ first 11-win season in program history and first SWAC title since 2007. They also collected awards along the way. Shedeur was named SWAC Freshman of the Year and the Jerry Rice Award winner (most outstanding freshman in FCS).

Coach Prime Isn’t Holding Back About Adding Top-Level Power 5 Talent Through Transfer Portal

The capper was adding the nation’s No. 1 overall recruit in Travis Hunter in a shocker on early signing day in December.

He then added the nation’s No. 4-ranked receiver Kevin Coleman at the All-America Game in January.

In November, Coach Prime let it be known Jackson State is a great place to be for transfers and he “ain’t hard to find.”

In a November SWAC video conference via Football Scoop, Sanders said, “Recruiting is different now.”

“You’re talking about grad transfers; you’re talking just guys in the portal and you’re talking about high school guys. What’s your needs? What’s your darn needs? What do you need right now? Do you have the time, and is your college going to give you the time to develop these young men out of high school? Because that’s predominantly, let’s just say at the best, that’s a two-year process.”

Since the start of 2022, Sanders has landed Keveon Mullins, a three-star tight end who played three seasons at South Carolina. Mullins’ relationship with Shilo played a huge role in his decision to join the new SWAC power.

This week Coach Prime reached back to his alma mater, Florida State, and grabbed former 2019 three-star defensive tackle Tru Thompson, giving him and the Tigers eleven transfer commitments for the 2022 cycle.

In typical “Prime Time” fashion, he wasn’t done as he got some offensive line help in the form of former Utah Utes tackle Simi Moala, giving JSU its first-ever Polynesian player.

After landing these two transfers Sanders once again tweeted:

“Let’s Go baby! Who’s NEXT! I ain’t HARD to FIND!!!!

Coach Prime is changing the game, and with Eddie George at Tennessee State, Bubba McDowell at Prairie View, and Hue Jackson at Grambling State, HBCU football is turning up.

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It’s changing so much even Pro Football Hall of Famer and Mississippi Valley State legend Jerry Rice recently hinted that he may give this coaching thing a go.


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