Is it "Prime Time" again in Tallahassee?
Since his retirement from the NFL, Deion Sanders has coached at the high school level in addition to his work as a television analyst.
Could Sanders be making the move to college soon, and at his alma mater, no less?
According to a new report from 247Sports' Josh Newberg, there is "mutual interest" between Sanders and Florida State. Newberg described things as in the "early discussion phase" but indicated there is a legitimate possibility of Prime Time returning to FSU.
However, he’s not your average coaching candidate, Sanders doesn’t have any experience coaching or recruiting at the college level. But if there’s one person in America that could coach and recruit top prospects to Florida State, it would be Sanders. He revolutionized the way cornerback was played at FSU and as a pro, and would like bring immediate name recognition on the recruiting trail.
Sanders last played in the NFL in 2005, when some of the top recruits in the nation were still in diapers. However, as Newberg mentions, Prime Time's reputation and legend speaks for itself.
It would be fun chronicling his work on the recruiting trail, and hiring him would certainly be a big splash for new FSU head coach Willie Taggart.