Jackson State head coach Deion Sanders calls out to his players who were warming up for the Southwestern Athletic Conference championship NCAA college football game against Southern, Saturday, Dec. 3, 2022, in Jackson, Miss. Sanders is taking over as coach at Colorado, bringing his charisma and larger-than-life persona to a beleaguered Pac-12 program that’s plunged to the bottom of college football. The deal was announced Saturday night by CU athletic director Rick George. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis) The University of Colorado is hiring Deion Sanders as its next head football coach. Sanders is coming off a three-year stint at Jackson State, where he went 27-5 over three seasons and 12-0 with a SWAC championship in 2022. The Buffaloes are coming off a 1-10 season where they ranked near the bottom of the FBS in both offense and defense. Deion will coach his final game for Jackson State on Dec. 17th in the Celebration Bowl vs. North Carolina Central. Good luck Coach!