It might be “Prime Time” in Jackson, Mississippi.
NFL legend Deion Sanders name is being floated for the Jackson State Tigers head job.
That’s according to 247Sports. From 247Sports: “According to multiple reports, Sanders, 53, could be formally introduced as the new head football coach at Jackson State University next week. Jackson State, a Historically Black College and University located in Jackson, Miss., competes in the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC). Among the holdups to finalizing the deal is Sanders’ current contract with Under Armour as Jackson State’s deal is with Nike, per a report from HBCUSports.com’s Kenn Rashad, who reported the news first.”
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NEWS ACROSS THE LONGHORN REPUBLIC AND BEYOND
- The Maui Invitational is being moved to Asheville, North Carolina, this season, the Austin American-Statesman reports. From the Statesman: “Tournament organizers announced Friday the eight-team men’s basketball tournament is being moved … this season [due to] the coronavirus. The Longhorns are still expected to play three Power Five-level opponents, only the dates are now late November, possibly even early December. The schedule has yet to be finalized. All tournament games will take place at the Harrah’s Cherokee Center in downtown Asheville.”
Sources: The 2020 Maui Invitational will be held in Asheville from 11/30 to 12/2.
Field includes North Carolina, Indiana, Texas, Alabama, Providence, Stanford, UNLV, and Davidson.
— Jon Rothstein (@JonRothstein) September 18, 2020
- College football guru Paul Finebaum has new ideas around this season’s College Football Playoff after the Big Ten conference opted back into playing in the fall. Check it out at 247Sports.