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Jackson State Spring Game On ESPNU: Football World Reacts

Deion Sanders at a 2022 conference

ATLANTA, GEORGIA - MARCH 04: Deion Sanders on stage during the 2022 International Poverty Forum at Porsche Cars North America on March 04, 2022 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Derek White/Getty Images)

Deion Sanders took another huge step on Sunday when it comes to the elevating of HBCU football programs.

On Sunday, Jackson State held its annual spring game. This year's game was different, though - it aired nationally on ESPNU.

Jackson State made school history, as its spring game had never aired on national television before. But things are changing with Sanders at the helm of the program.

Sanders' prized recruit, Travis Hunter, shined on the bright stage, scoring two early touchdowns. Sanders stunned the football world by flipping Hunter from Florida State on signing day.

Sanders did everything he could to bring more eyeballs to his program and HBCU football as a whole on Sunday.

He landed a big-time recruit, too.

All in all, it was a pretty great day for Sanders and the Jackson State football program.